August 11, 2021 9:00 AM
The Guilford Co. Board of Commissioners issued a mask mandate effective Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, at 5 p.m. Under this mandate, individuals are required to wear a face-covering when indoors in Guilford Co. businesses, establishments and public places.
March 16, 2020 9:17 AM
Staff has been meeting with county and state health officials and are monitoring the spread of COVID-19, the Coronavirus. We are taking recommended precautions and are following the guidelines outlined by the CDC. To stay up-to-date with our response,...
September 30, 2020 3:26 PM
Governor Cooper has declared Phase 3 of reopening will begin this Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. The Governor and NC Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen have determined that the data indicates we can move forward to the final step of Cooper's three-part plan to reopen businesses and resume social activities during the pandemic.
Beginning Friday, large outdoor venues with seating greater than 10,000 can operate at 7 percent capacity. Bars, nightclubs and dance halls can operate outdoors only at 30 percent capacity or 100 customers, whichever is less. Music halls and venues for live performances can operate at 30 percent capacity or 100 customers, whichever is less. Movie theaters can operate at 30 percent capacity or 100 customers per movie screening, whichever is less. Finally, the outdoor parts of amusement parks can operate at 30 percent capacity.
Alcohol sales for on-site consumption remain banned after 11 p.m., and mass gathering limits remain at 25 people indoors and 50 people outdoors. Additionally, the North Carolina face mask mandate is still in place.