You can help protect our community, please do your part to slow the spread: stay home as much as possible and if you are around people from outside your household practice the three W's:
This graph shows new Stokes cases through 10/14,
find it and addtional resources at this NC DHHS page
Help fight misinformation and ignorance:
NC DHHS Social Media Toolkit
Big spike in cases! Please stay safe!
The spread of coronavirus infections in our area is severe!
COVID-19 Update, October 15th
Total Stokes County Cases: 595
2020 GRANT PROGRAM
Our Communities of Northwest Stokes Foundation is pleased to announce a grants program made possible through funds raised by Francisco FarmFest. The purpose of this program is to encourage citizens of Northwest Stokes County to carry out projects that will benefit our local communities. Individuals or groups such as school, community organizations, or clubs located in Northwest Stokes County are eligible. For more details and access to the application form
Our Communities of Northwest Stokes will provide reliable information and answers to questions for residents of the area during the COVID-19 crisis. This website will serve as our information hub, but periodic updates also will be available through Facebook, and beginning Saturday, March 28, at the Community Information Exchange kiosk near the Francisco Fire Station. A community member who is professor emeritus at UNC School of Medicine has agreed to serve as a resource person on coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Additional sources of information (click on them to go to the page):
Our Communities NW Stokes FaceBook
"I'd lived here 40 years but never felt like a member of this community till I started helping with ..FarmFest"
The name Our Communities of Northwest Stokes reflects our vision and primary mission: strong communities in Northwest Stokes, NC. Based in the tiny unincorporated hamlet of Francisco, population approximately 500, our active volunteer base is approximately 50 and always expanding. The impact of our work extends throughout the county. We focus on strengthening community well-being through the support of education, agriculture, small businesses, recreation, the arts, and other needs as they evolve.