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COVID-19 Restrictions

Modified stay-at-home order

Gov. Roy Cooper has issued a series of statewide orders restricting certain activities to slow the spread of COVID-19. The state health department also has issued a secretarial directive for residents to take immediate action to protect themselves and others from COVID-19, effective Jan. 6 until rescinded.

The state is under a modified stay-at-home order through Jan. 29:

  • People must remain at home 10 p.m.-5 a.m. with some exceptions.
  • Many businesses and activities must be closed or suspended during these hours.
  • Alcohol sales are prohibited 9 p.m.-7 a.m.

Additionally, the state:

  • Prohibits most indoor gatherings of more than 10 people and outdoor gatherings of more than 50 people.
  • Directs everyone to wear a face covering when around anyone who does not live in their household. There are a few exceptions.

See the sections below for more information.