With Governor Roy Cooper issuing an Executive Order to close all NC public schools for at least two weeks, many parents are left with questions about the closure.
A list of numbers you can call to get your school closure and coronavirus questions answered is posted below:
Alamance-Burlington School System: (336) 570-6060
Asheboro City Schools: (336) 625-5104
Davidson County Schools: (336) 249-8182
Caswell County Schools: (336) 694-4116
Chatham County Schools: (919) 542-3626
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools: (336) 661-3128
Guilford County Schools: The first hotline is the GCS crisis hotline. This phone number should only be used by GCS students for a crisis of any kind. If it is an emergency, call 911. If during this time away from school a student has concerns about anxiety, depression, abuse, suicidal thoughts, or has no food, etc. a student should dial 336-332-7295. This number will be manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week by GCS counselors for at least the next two weeks.
The second hotline is the GCS multi-lingual informational hotline. This number should be used for all other questions regarding school closures and resources. There will be interpreters ready to answer calls Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. The interpreters will be able to answer questions in Arabic, Swahili, French, Kinyarwanda, Rade, Vietnamese, Urdu and Spanish. The multi-lingual informational hotline is 336-332-7290. This hotline will also be up and running for at least the next two weeks.
Randolph County Schools: (336) 633-5000
Rockingham County Schools: (336) 627-2600
Stokes County Schools: (336) 593-8146
Surry County Schools: (336) 386-8211
Anyone with coronavirus concerns can also call the Coronavirus Helpline at (866) 462-3821. The service is staffed by North Carolina Poison Control 24 hours a day, seven days a week.