Count on Me NC

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NC State Extension, in partnership with NC Department of Health and Human Services, NC Restaurant and Lodging Association and Visit NC, is excited to be a part of Count On Me NC.

The Count On Me NC program is focused on providing the necessary knowledge and information needed to manage COVID-19 within businesses as restrictions are relaxed. As part of the voluntary program there are free, online courses that provide a consistent approach based on state and national guidelines. The program is also partnered with a marketing campaign and customer expectations, with the intent to create shared responsibility for preventing the spread of COVID-19.

If you are a consumer, visit the website,, check out the Guest Pledge and learn steps you can take to help keep others safe while dining out, shopping, and visiting hospitality and tourism attractions. If you are looking for businesses in your area who have been trained in the program, check the website for a regularly updated list of Count On Me NC businesses who have completed industry-specific COVID-19 training.

If you own or work at a business and want to participate, business training details can be found on the Count on Me NC website. At the completion of training, you’ll receive a printable Count On Me NC certificate and be featured on the list of participating businesses. You’ll also get access to a Count On Me NC toolkit that includes social media assets and other materials to help you show guests and staff that you’ve gone above and beyond to protect their well-being. Those who complete the Restaurant Manager or General Best Practices training can also have their businesses listed on the map and receive a window decal from NCRLA.

Questions about the program can be directed to For more info and to register, visit