Press Releases

A workforce recruitment campaign designed to fill post-pandemic vacancies at restaurants and hotels has now led to 687,084 total applications started through the Serving Careers website.

The North Carolina Pandemic Recovery Office (NCPRO) and the ncIMPACT Initiative at the UNC School of Government have released the findings from a statewide series of pandemic recovery focus groups.

Grandfather Mountain is welcoming more people to its Mile High Swinging Bridge thanks to the purchase of two vehicles that can accommodate visitors in wheelchairs, or those with other mobility challenges.

Applications have reopened for the NC Patriot Star Family Recovery Scholarship, which provides up to $6,500 per semester to help military and veteran families, and disabled veterans, afford higher education.

Four years after the pandemic began, North Carolina businesses are feeling optimistic about the future, but many still face lingering COVID-era challenges such as supply chain issues and difficulty finding workers.

The North Carolina Pandemic Recovery Office (NCPRO) and the UNC School of Government’s ncIMPACT Initiative have partnered to engage focus groups in 16 regions of the state spanning all 100 counties.

A financial relief program that helps cover the cost of state-required teacher license exams has now helped more than 3,500 people on their path to the classroom.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol (NCSHP) can now immediately track your call with GPS and pinpoint the nearest trooper, after an upgrade to the agency’s statewide computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system.

Today the North Carolina Pandemic Recovery Office (NCPRO) released the first in a series of online surveys to over 10,000 businesses, seeking feedback on the unique challenges, opportunities, and economic conditions that business leaders experience at the local level.

While every major emergency declaration for COVID-19 has now ended, the work at the North Carolina Pandemic Recovery Office remains vital to an equitable and resilient recovery.