COVID-19 UPDATES

The HCCOG Office is CLOSED to the public at this time and our staff is working remotely from home. Feel free to call 828-265-5434, email any members of our staff or email info@hccog.org if you need assistance. Thank you for your patience, we appreciate your flexibility during this time.

Please visit the Area Agency on Aging website, Workforce Development Board website and the NCWorks website for closings and more information.

Please click the links below for more information from federal, state and local agencies regarding their guidance in response to COVID-19.

Federal:
CDC COVID-19 Information
National League of Cities Coronavirus Response Resources for Local Leaders
usa.gov Government Response to Coronavirus, COVID-19
ICMA Coronavirus Resources: Plan and Prepare Now Before it Hits Your Community
CDC Foundation Responding to Coronavirus

A Resource Guide to Coronavirus for Government Leaders

Alchemy Community Transformations: Funding Resources

Center on Rural Innovation: COVID Maps & Tools
NADO COVID-19 Resource Center
National Aging & Disability Transportation Center

State:
NCDHHS COVID-19 Response in NC
UNC School of Government: Monitoring COVID-19
NC 2-1-1
Governor Cooper’s Executive Orders
NC League of Municipalities: COVID-19 Resources
NC COVID-19 Rapid Recovery for Small Businesses Supported by GoldenLeaf

NCCARE360
NEW State COVID-19 Web Portal
NC Main Street COVID-19 Resources

Local:
Alleghany Health
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Ashe Memorial Hospital
Blue Ridge Regional Hospital
Charles A. Cannon Jr. Memorial Hospital
Wilkes Medical Center

App Health Care COVID-19 Information
Toe River Health District COVID-19 Information
Wilkes Health COVID-19 Information

Alleghany County COVID-19 Information
Ashe County COVID-19 Information
Avery County COVID-19 Information
Mitchell County COVID-19 Information
Watauga County COVID-19 Information
Wilkes County COVID-19 Information
Yancey County COVID-19 Information

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WHAT WE DO

We provide an array of services to local governments that enhances the well-being of their communities. We currently serve 7 counties and 19 municipalities in the High Country region. From the care of older adults to water, sewer, GIS services, transportation planning and workforce development, the Council provides services and resources which might not otherwise be affordable or available to local governments.


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AGING


The Aging Agency provides support and resources for older adults through our direct services and provider network.


ABOUT AGING



PLANNING


The Planning and Development Department provides a wide variety of technical assistance to member local governments.


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WORKFORCE


The Workforce Development Board provides support to employers and individuals, while strengthening the economy.


ABOUT WORKFORCE

COUNTIES

Proudly providing economic development work in the following counties:
Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey.





NEWS & EVENTS


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EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERSHIP


The members of the Council’s Executive Board are made up of delegates appointed by each respective government. It is the responsibility of the Executive Board to establish Council policy, and provide guidance to the Council Staff concerning the implementation of those policies. The Executive Board conducts public monthly meetings to address opportunities, and topics of importance to the community.


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6,000+

Members of the Aging Community
Served Through Various Programs.



$5,688,842

Grant Funds Obtained for our
Region’s Local Governments.



8,650

Individual Customers Received Basic
Workforce Innovation Services.



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HCCOG

HIGH COUNTRY COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS


8:30-5:00 | Monday-Friday