COVID-19 CAGC Member Facebook Discussion Group

Join the Facebook GroupCarolinas AGC has created a private Facebook group for members to discuss Coronavirus issues, share ideas, gain support, offer suggestions and generally be a part of an online community during these uncertain times. Please be sure to read our page guidelines and answer the two required yes/no questions before requesting to join the group.

Vaccination Distribution

The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control and the NC Department of Health and Human Services have issued their COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution Prioritization Plans that we have included in the links below.  Please note that in SC, construction workers are listed in Phase 1c with expected vaccinations in early Spring.  In NC, construction workers are listed in Phase 2, Group 4 but there is no information regarding when these vaccinations may be available.  As the vaccination rollout continues, the prioritization of groups may change as well as the expected dates of distribution so please make sure you are sharing the most timely information with your employees.  Also, please be aware that some of your employees may qualify for earlier vaccine distribution based on their age or health condition. 

PPP Guidance

January 2021 - Funding Available
New round of Paycheck Protection Program funding opens to lenders January 11, 2021.

Small Business Administration
The Small Business Administration has released three additional guidance documents concerning the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).  They are:


AGC of America Action Alerts

Take Action!

PPP Loan Deductibility

Tell Congress and the President to enact legislation this year to protect construction jobs by blocking a surprise federal tax increase of up to 37 percent on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness. If Congress fails to act by the end of the year, thousands of construction jobs funded through PPP loans could be in jeopardy because, rather than 100 percent of PPP funds going to payroll, rent, utility payments, and mortgage interest, up to 37 percent will go to the IRS instead.

Take Action!

Keep Construction Essential

We need your support to keep construction essential! Join Associated General Contractors of America and tell your local, state, and federal officials how the construction industry has worked in a safe and essential manner and to continue treating the construction industry and the work it performs as essential.

Taking action is easy.
Simply complete the form on AGC of America's website to submit a pre-written message as is or customize it with personal information on how this issue impacts you and your company.

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State Resources

North Carolina Resources:

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National Resources

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AGC of America COVID-19 Overview

AGC is committed to providing its members with valuable resources and updates during these challenging times. In addition to this webpage, AGC has compiled a website dedicated to working safely during COVID-19.

Working Safe during COVID-19 


OSHA LogoOSHA has issued federal standards for COVID-19 and has prepared a publication to help employers prepare for COVID-19 in order to reduce the impact of outbreak conditions on businesses, workers, customers, and the public. More information can also be found on the OSHA Website COVID-19 Health and Safety Page including:


ARTBA Coronavirus Outbreak Resources

ARTBA LogoARTBA has compiled information from a variety of resources to help keep its members and other transportation construction professionals informed on key issues related to the Coronavirus pandemic. Resources include:

  • Safety Resources
  • Government Affairs Resources
  • Government Agencies
Note: ARTBA’s regularly updated “Transportation Project Impacts State-by-State Compilation,” “Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on State & Local Transportation Revenues,” and several special webinar recordings are available in the MEMBERS ONLY section of our website.
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US Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor provides a variety of Coronavirus resources on a variety of topics including:

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Federal Motor Carrier Safety AdministrationFMCSA has compiled information, resources and COVID-19 relief measures on its COVID-19 webpage. Information includes:

  • FMCSA Hours of Service National Emergency Declaration
  • Cross Border Transportation
  • FAQs
  • FMCSA Commercial Driver’s License Actions

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Questions? We are here to help.

Bill Stricker
Safety & Health/ Utility Division
704-372-1450 x5724 
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Betsy Bailey
NC Building Div.
704-372-1450 x5725
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Victor Barbour
NC Highway-Heavy Div.
704-372-1450 x5723
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Leslie B. Clark
SC Bldg. & Hwy Div.
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Dave Simpson
CAGC President & CEO
704-372-1450 x5724 
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