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COVID-19 Recovery and Renewal Task Force

Mecklenburg County COVID-19 Recovery and Renewal Task Force.

The Mecklenburg County COVID-19 Recovery and Renewal Task Force has released draft recommended actions for community recovery and renewal from the continuing impacts of COVID-19. The task force recommends implementation of more than fifty strategies and specific actions within the areas of Health, Economy and Community.


Mecklenburg County's Annual Recovery Plan

Community Participation

Town Halls - the task force invites Mecklenburg County residents to learn about the draft recommended actions during upcoming town halls, including an upcoming town hall conducted in Spanish (to be scheduled). To reduce potential spread of the COVID-19 virus Delta variant, all town halls will be conducted virtually. Recordings will be posted.

Participate: go directly to the links below.
Watch: view only at watch.mecknc.gov.
Share: let others know about the town halls with this flyer.

Current Town Hall Dates:
(All Town Halls will be streamed on WebEx from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. on the scheduled dates. Pre-registration is not required.)


Survey

Residents are invited to share their perspectives and suggestions via the Mecklenburg County COVID-19 Recovery and Renewal Task Force Community Survey

All input from this survey will be shared with the Task Force.


Next Steps

  • Build awareness of draft recommendations through community participation.
  • Review draft recommendations with experts and the community.
  • Board of County Commissioners reviews draft recommendations on Sept 7.
  • Approval of final recommendations on Sept 21.
  • Timelines and progress indicators created for adopted recommendations.
  • Implementation of adopted recommendations.

Task Force Background

The task force was created by the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners on June 2, 2020 to "develop a recovery and renewal plan of action across ten impact areas, including: access to health care and eliminating health disparities; mental and emotional health; economic recovery, including help for small businesses; jobs and workforce development; housing and homelessness; working families and vulnerable populations; arts and culture, non-profit recovery & human services; education & childcare; food security."


Taskforce Summary Screenshot - open for PDF

Taskforce Recommendations Screenshot - open for PDF


close alertMecklenburg County Public Health encourages all eligible residents ages 12 and older to get a free COVID-19 vaccination.