As the situation continues to evolve with regards to COVID-19, we want to be sure to keep our community members in-the-know with the most current information for our area. Please take note of the three important updates below coming from Mecklenburg County and the State of North Carolina:
The Mecklenburg County Stay at Home Order has been extended to April 29, 2020 to match the Governor’s Executive Order 121 for the State of North Carolina. The County’s Stay at Home Order will extend if the Governor extends the Order for North Carolina. To view the full details of the extension, please click HERE.
The Mecklenburg County Public Health Department is advising residents to use simple cloth face coverings when in public settings where social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g. grocery stores and pharmacies) in order to slow the spread of COVID-19 and help people who may be transmitting the virus without knowing it. Most importantly, wearing a cloth face mask does NOT change the importance of complying with the state’s Stay at Home Order.
Here are some things to keep in mind when using a cloth face mask:
If you’d like more information pertaining to the “dos and don’ts” of using a mask, please click HERE.
This week, Governor Cooper issued Executive Order 131 which offers clear requirements that essential businesses must implement in order to safeguard the health of customers and employees. Some of the directives include:
In addition, the Order also encourages:
To read the state’s press release pertaining to Executive Order 131, click HERE. For the full Executive Order, click HERE. For the latest, local health information about COVID-19, visit the Mecklenburg County Public Health Department website here. The Town of Davidson also has a dedicated COVID-19 webpage here.