Governor Issued Executive Orders
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - Modified Stay at Home Order l Businesses to close by 10PM l Citizens to be home between 10PM and 5AM
Monday, November 23, 2020 - Phase 3 restrictions extended; Mask requirement strengthened
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - Phase 3 restrictions extended; Indoor gathering limit lowered to 10 people; Holiday gathering guidance given
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - Governor signs Order to strengthen eviction protections for renters
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - North Carolina will move into Phase 3 of reopening at 5PM on October 2, 2020. Outdoor bars and venues can open at limited capacity. Face mask mandate will remain. 11PM alcohol curfew has been extended. Limitations on mass gatherings remain at 25 indoors and 50 outdoors.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - NC will move to "Safer at Home" Phase 2.5 on Friday, September 4 through at least October 2, 2020
Thursday, August 5, 2020 - "Safer at Home" Phase Two to continue through at least Friday, September 11, 2020
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - NC Public Schools have the option to offer in-person and virtual learning I "Safer at Home" Phase Two will continue through at least Friday, August 7, 2020
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - "Safer at Home" Phase Two to continue through at least Friday, July 17, 2020 I Face coverings required in all public spaces I FAQs of Phase Two Extension
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - Governor extends deadline prohibiting utility service cutoffs to July 29, 2020
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - "Safer at Home" Phase Two to begin 5PM, Friday, May 22, 2020
Tuesday, May 6, 2020 - Phase One and easing restrictions to begin 5PM, Friday, May 8, 2020
Friday, April 24, 2020 - K-12 public schools will continue with remote learning throughout the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year
Monday, March 23, 2020 - Schools closed until at least May 15, 2020 I Gatherings of 50+ prohibited I Other businesses to close by March 25, 2020 include gyms, health clubs, spas, entertainment venues, movie theaters, hair/beauty/nail salons and barber shops, skating rinks, bowling alleys, bingo/video game/sweepstakes facilities, tattoo parlors
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - Closure of restaurant and bar dine-in areas I Take out and delivery can continue
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - Closure of Schools through at least March 31 I Mass gatherings of 100 or more prohibited
How You can Help
While you practice social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, there are other ways you can help make a difference.
Vendors and manufacturers can donate medical supplies and personal protective equipment to aid the state’s response. Send an email with your company’s information to VendorHelp.COVID19@dhhs.nc.gov.
Support Food Banks
North Carolina food banks are in desperate need of donations. Visit feedingthecarolinas.org to learn how to give to food bank near you.
Healthy, eligible blood donors are encouraged to find opportunities to give blood to help support a stable blood supply throughout the pandemic. Consider scheduling an appointment today.
Volunteer as a Health Care Worker