At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, Graham County closed its borders. BPR talks with a local nonprofit about economic struggles of finding food during the pandemic:
As one of the least populous counties in all of North Carolina, Graham County has seen a slower spread of COVID-19 than other areas. It took until this month for community spread to occur. But throughout the pandemic, access to food has been an issue in the community.
“I’m standing outside the door hollering numbers and meals through the window and delivering boxes to vehicles.”