COVID-19 Resource Page

The City of Clinton remains committed to serving our citizens. We continue to monitor the situation and follow the advice of public health officials as it relates to COVID-19. We ask our citizens comply with the guidance and regulations being issued by public health agencies and public officials. 

Vaccine Information

Sampson County Health Department Vaccine Information Page

NC Department of Health and Human Services Vaccine Information Page

Important Phone Numbers: 

Sampson County Health Department COVID-19 direct line (910) 490-1056

State of NC COVID-19 Call Center at 866-462-3821

NC 211 Hotline for general inquiries regarding state agencies Dial 211

Hope4NC Mental Health Hotline 855-587-3463

Public Health Information:

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Sampson County COVID-19 Resource Page

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sampson Regional Medical Center

What the City is Doing

The City provides many essential government services to our citizens and keeping those services up and running is our highest priority. Along with Sampson County and municipalities across the state, the City of Clinton has declared a state of emergency as an administrative measure allowing us to more effectively respond as situation unfolds and best serve our citizens.

  • Service Adjustments

    • City facilities are open to the public. We ask that unvaccinated people continue to wear masks inside our facilities in line with recommendations from the CDC. 
    • Citizens can reach us remotely for service needs. Many issues can be handled by phone, online, or by email. City Staff Directory.
    • Sports and athletic programs have resumed generally following the guidelines of the NC High School Athletics Association (Contact Recreation for Details). 
    • Parks & playgrounds are open.
    • The Royal Lane Pool will be open for the 2021 season starting Memorial Day. 
    • Recreation centers are open with precautions in place. 
    • The 2021 July 4 Celebration is being planned with some precautions and modifications.
    • The 2021 Square Fair (BBQ Cookoff) is being planned with some precautions and modifications.
    • The 2021 Christmas in the City is in the planning stages.

      Protecting Our Workplace

      • We are keeping City employees informed with the latest information from public health officials.
      • We are encouraging good hygiene practices in the workplace. 
      • We have equipment for enhanced cleaning practices when needed. 
      • We have established surveillance COVID testing and employee symptom screening to remove contagious employees from the workplace. 
      • We have implemented flexible use of sick and vacation time and options for remote work when possible

COVID-19 Scams

Unfortunately, COVID-19 related scams are already popping up. Tips on avoiding and reporting COVID-19 scams can be found on NC Attorney General’s website and the US Justice Department website.

US Justice Department COVID-19 Page

NC Attorney General


Economic Impacts/Assistance

Housing Opportunities & Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Rent & Utility Assistance for Individuals

Mortgage Utility Rent Relief (MURR) Rent & Utility Assistance for Business

NC Pandemic Recovery Office 

US Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Assistance

IRS Page regarding Economic Impact Payments to Individuals

NC Unemployment COVID-19 Page 

Register with NC Dept of Revenue as an Essential Business

IRS Employee Retention Credit

NC Rapid Recovery Small Business Recovery Lending

NC Main Street Conference COVID-19 Page (Not Just for Downtown Business)

Local Initiatives Support Corporation Rural Relief Small Business Grants