Pittsboro, NC – Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chatham County Public Health Department has been hosting and operating a helpline and email address designed to answer community questions about the coronavirus and provide helpful information.
The department has given suggestions and guidance to various businesses and citizens.
Those suggestions and guidance include: criteria for employees returning to work, guidance on obtaining and using personal protective equipment (PPE), location of COVID-19 testing sites and issues related to customers at businesses not wearing face coverings.
By either emailing or calling (919) 542-8220, residents can get their questions answered by a member of the Chatham County Public Health Department team. Both will be checked multiple times a day between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, excluding holidays, and an answer will be returned as soon as possible.
Spanish speakers seeking information can leave a message on either the email or the phone line in Spanish, and a Spanish speaker will reach out.
For more information on Chatham County’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit chathamnc.org/coronavirus (in English) and chathamnc.org/coronavirusespanol (in Spanish). For more information on the Chatham County Public Health Department, visit chathamnc.org/publichealth and facebook.com/chathamhealth.