Stay at Home Order is NOW in effect!

Governor Roy Cooper's Stay at Home Order is now in effect, and will remain for 30 days unless revised. This Stay at Home Order is in effect 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and will be enforced by local law enforcement. Remember-- stay at home, save lives.

This order bans gatherings of more than 10 people, orders individuals to stay at home unless they are leaving home for essential activities, requires people keep 6 feet apart when out of the house, and extends the closing of public schools through May 15.

Below you will find a brief list of what will be open and what will not be open. If you have questions about what is allowed, and what is not allowed, please visit https://www.waynegov.com/968/Stay-at-Home-Order.

*PLEASE do not call 911 with questions about the Stay at Home Order. 911 should ONLY be used for emergencies.*

If you think your business should be essential, please visit that webpage for information on how to apply with the State of North Carolina as essential.

This Stay at Home Order will help slow the spread of COVID-19 and prevent the medical system from being overwhelmed by keeping individuals from being exposed to the virus and keeping those who have the virus from spreading it to others.

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