COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)
Below you will find official COVID-19 information available from North Carolina State, Mecklenburg County, the Town of Davidson, and Davidson College. For the latest information, please refer to each agency's individual website to ensure you are receiving the most up-to-date news.
The Town of Davidson joins with all our partners to ask residents and visitors to abide by the 3 W's - wear a face covering, wait six feet apart when you cannot socially distance, and wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer. This will help combat the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
Mecklenburg County Updates
Mecklenburg County, in conjunction with the City of Charlotte and the towns of Davidson, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville, announced a joint proclamation with additional business restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19. The restrictions go into effect on Thursday, July 23, 2020 and will remain in effect while North Carolina remains in Phase Two of the state’s “Stay Safer at Home” Order that is currently effective until August 7, 2020. You may find the joint proclamation here.
As of May 22, 2020 at 5 p.m. Mecklenburg County has entered Phase 2 of reopening with the rest of the State of North Carolina under Governor Cooper’s Executive Order 141.
Mecklenburg County residents are under North Carolina’s Safer At Home Phase 2 of lifting COVID-19 restrictions.
- .Frequently Asked Questions about Phase 2
- The Three Ws: WEAR a face covering, WAIT six feet apart, and WASH your hands often.
- To learn more about N.C. Safer at Home Phase 2, call 211.
Follow the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) for statewide information and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for national and international information.
- North Carolina public schools are closed for the remainder of the school year.
- A Level 4 Travel Advisory has been issued warning all Americans to avoid international travel.
- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has expanded its list of possible symptoms of COVID-19, ranging from mild to severe. They are fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and new loss of taste or smell. If you feel sick, consult your healthcare provider or call the Public Health hotline at 980-314-9400.
For the latest, most up-to-date information, visit the Mecklenburg County Public Health website here.
Town of Davidson Updates
September 3, 2020- NC Moves into a Phase 2.5 on Friday, September 4 at 5:00 p.m.
Read the full press release from the Governor’s Office.
Read the Executive Order.
Read the Frequently Asked Questions.
For information about how this impacts the Town of Davidson and its residents, please click here.