COVID-19 Help Guide
Hey guys, we know this is a tough time for everyone and we want to do our best to help as best as we can.
Couples, do not worry, we will do our best to accommodate you with new days if you guys decide to move your wedding day and to help you find new vendors if necessary.
We will be updating by adding new links and helpful information for everyone during this time.
Feel free to reach out if you need help with anything, we are here for you.
A Guide to COVID-19 and Your Finances: What You Need to Know:
As the novel coronavirus continues to infect people across the nation, COVID-19 is forcing businesses to shut down and causing millions of Americans to file for unemployment. In response, the U.S. federal government has introduced the CARES Act to provide financial assistance to individuals, small businesses and health care providers in an attempt to stabilize the economy.
The photography industry has gotten hit hard by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and Adobe recently responded to widespread school closures by offering students free access to its Creative Cloud. But the company is now going a step further and is apparently giving every subscriber two months of free subscription during this economic downturn.
We encourage any artist, arts presenter, or arts venue in need of support due to cancellations from the outbreak of COVID-19 to fill out this application. This fund is a money-in, money-out fund. The collaborating organizations will disperse funds as they are donated. The NC Artist Relief Fund is a collaboration between Artspace, PineCone, United Arts Council, and VAE Raleigh.
To serve all members of our community, Buncombe County Health and Human Services will begin operating two drive through COVID-19 testing on Wednesday, March 18 from 2-6 p.m. Testing sites will be located at Biltmore Church in Arden and at UNC Asheville off of W.T. Weaver Boulevard. These sites will continue to operate throughout the week and the public can find operational times at www.buncombecounty.org/bcready. We will be operating this drive through clinic as long as tests are available and ask that community members be patient throughout the screening and testing process. The testing site is staffed by medical providers from BCHHS. Testing is available to all members of our community, regardless of their income or ability to pay.
Hey, I get it. You’re probably freaking the hell out right now about your finances. It’s not good. I mean it is REALLY not good. I am trying to compile as many financial resources for photographers that I can during the coronavirus outbreak.