COVID-19 Orders

Orders issued in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus are listed below.

Executive Orders

Executive Orders

Executive orders issued by Gov. Roy, as part of North Carolina's response to the COVID-19 coronavirus, are listed below

Date Executive Order Description
Dec. 8, 2020

Trò chơi tiền thưởng câu lạc bộImplements a modified stay at home order and requires nighttime closure for certain businesses and activities for all North Carolinians during overnight hours.

Nov. 23, 2020

Trò chơi tiền thưởng câu lạc bộIncreases face covering requirements to prevent the rapid spread of COVID-19.

Nov. 13, 2020 Extends certain Health and Human Services provisions in previous orders and delegation of authority.
Nov. 10, 2020

Further extends the Phase 3 order and implementation of additional measures to protect public health.

Oct. 30, 2020 Extends prior executive orders on remote shareholder and noprofit meetings during the COVID-19 state of emergency.
Oct. 30, 2020 Further extends deadlines for certain health assessments and immunization requirements as a result of impacts of the pandemic.
Oct. 28, 2020

Clarifies the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium to prevent unwarranted evictions and help struggling communities

Oct. 21, 2020

Extends Executive Order 169, keeping the state in Phase 3 of lifting COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions.
Sept. 30, 2020

Revises prohibitions and restrictions that move the state into Phase 3 measures.

Sept. 21, 2020 Extends certain Health and Human Services provisions in previous orders and delegates authority of long-term care facilities to the secretary of the N.C. Department of Health and Hman Services. 
Sept. 14, 2020 Extends certain transportation-related measures in previous executive orders.
Sept. 1, 2020

Revised prohibitions and restrictions that move the state into Safer at Home Phase 2.5 measures. 

Aug. 31, 2020

Extends Executive Order 153, which restricts late-night service of alcoholic beverages.
Aug. 31, 2020

Extends prior executive orders on remote shareholder and nonprofit meetings during the COVID-19 state of emergency.
Aug. 14, 2020

Extends certain transportation-related provisions in previous executive orders.
Aug. 11, 2020

Extends proof-of-immunization and health assessment documentation deadlines for students enrolled in public, private or religious educational institutions, including child care facilities, K-12 schools, colleges and universities.
Aug. 5, 2020

Extends Executive Order 141's Safer At Home Phase 2 measures until at least Sept. 11, 2020.
July 28, 2020

Trò chơi tiền thưởng câu lạc bộRestricts late-night service of alcoholic beverages.

July 24, 2020

Extends certain Health and Human Services provisions in previous executive orders and returns regulatory authority for skilled-nursing facilities to the secretary of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.
July 16, 2020

Extends Executive Order 141's Safer At Home Phase 2 measures until at least Aug. 7, 2020.
July 14, 2020

Extends certain transportation-related provisions set in previous executive orders.
July 2, 2020

Reissues prior executive orders on remote shareholder and nonprofit meetings during the COVID-19 state of emergency.
June 26, 2020

Extends certain health and human services provisions set in previous executive orders.
June 24, 2020

Extends Executive Order 141's Safer At Home restrictions and requires people, with some exceptions, to wear face coverings in public when social distancing is not possible.

June 19, 2020

Extends certain transportation-related provisions in previous executive orders.
June 5, 2020

Trò chơi tiền thưởng câu lạc bộExtends certain health and human services provisions in previous executive orders.

June 4, 2020

Addresses disparities in communities of color that historically have had less access to health care, housing, economic opportunity and more.

May 30, 2020

 

Trò chơi tiền thưởng câu lạc bộExtends the prohibition of utility shut-offs and implements a moratorium on evictions. 

May 20, 2020

Lifts the statewide Stay at Home Order and moves the state to a Safer At Home recommendation.

May 18, 2020

Extends Executive Order 133 related to transportation.
May 12, 2020

Provides additional regulatory flexibility to help ensure capacity in the state’s health care system and improve its ability to effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 5, 2020

Effective 5 p.m. May 8, 2020, eases some restrictions on travel, business operations and mass gatherings.

April 23, 2020

Extends until May 8, North Carolina’s Stay At Home (Executive Order 121) as well as other orders regarding the closures of restaurants for dine-in service, bars and other close-contact businesses 

April 20, 2020

Allows furloughed employees to be eligible for unemployment benefits.
April 17, 2020

Extends certain provisions in previous executive orders that are related to transportation.
April 9, 2020

Issues stronger social distancing requirements for retail stores still operating, makes earlier COVID-19 guidelines mandatory for nursing facilities and issues changes to speed up certain benefit payments to those who are out of work.

April 8, 2020

Provides more access to health care beds, expands the pool of health care workers and orders essential child care services for workers responding to COVID-19 pandemic.
April 7, 2020

Trò chơi tiền thưởng câu lạc bộCreates more flexibility in law enforcement training schedules during the state of emergency.

March 31, 2020

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Prohibits utilities – including electric, gas, water and wastewater services – from disconnecting customers unable to pay during the COVID-19 pandemic and from collecting fees, penalties or interest for late payments. The order applies for the next 60 days and gives residential customers at least six months to pay outstanding bills.

March 30, 2020

Helps schools and local governments access state surplus property to help bridge gaps during the response to COVID-19.
March 27, 2020

Trò chơi tiền thưởng câu lạc bộIssues a statewide Stay at Home Order beginning Monday, March 30, 2020, at 5 p.m. until April 29, 2020, and directs people to stay at home except to visit essential businesses, to exercise outdoors or to help a family member. Specifically, the order bans gatherings of more than 10 people and directs everyone to physically stay at least 6 feet apart from others.

March 23, 2020

Closes K-12 public schools statewide through May 15, bans mass gatherings of more than 50 people and closes some businesses.

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March 21, 2020

Waives restrictions on child care and elder care and provides the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles with flexibilities.
March 17, 2020

Closes restaurants and bars for dine-in service, makes unemployment benefits more widely available.

March 14, 2020

Trò chơi tiền thưởng câu lạc bộCloses K-12 public schools statewide.

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March 10, 2020

Declares a state of emergency to coordinate response and protective actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Secretarial Orders

Secretarial Orders

Orders issued by the secretary of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are listed below.

Date Secretarial Order Description

Sept. 28, 2020

Trò chơi tiền thưởng câu lạc bộUpdates visitation guidelines for nursing homes to allow indoor visitation.

Sept. 22, 2020

Extends Secretarial Order 3.

Trò chơi tiền thưởng câu lạc bộSept. 21, 2020

Replaces Secretarial Order 2 and applies only to nursing homes, including nursing home beds in hospital facilities.

Sept. 1, 2020

Trò chơi tiền thưởng câu lạc bộAllows for outdoor visitation at nursing homes or skilled-nursing facilities that meet several public health requirements.

Aug. 7, 2020

Requires COVID-19 testing every other week for staff at North Carolina nursing homes.

July 24, 2020

Trò chơi tiền thưởng câu lạc bộContinues restrictions of all visitors and non-essential health care personnel at nursing homes and skilled-nursing facilities, except for certain compassionate-care situations, including end-of-life situations. Communal dining and group activities also remain restricted.