This week, Governor Roy Cooper issued a new Executive Order 204, which further eased various restrictions imposed due to COVID-19. However, the state’s general mask mandate remains in effect.
Among other things, the Order:
• increases mass gathering limits – the new limit for indoor gatherings is 50 people, and up to 100 people may gather outdoors;
• lifts the restriction on the late-night sale and service of alcoholic beverages on bars, restaurants, and other establishments;
• establishes three general categories of occupancy restrictions – up to 100% capacity ... Read More
This week, Gov. Roy Cooper outlined a plan for K-12 school openings and extended the “Safer at Home” Phase 2 of the state’s plan to respond to the COVID-19 virus.
Under the Plan B outlined by the Governor, schools are required to follow key safety measures including:
- Requiring face coverings for all teachers and students
- Limiting the total number of students, staff and visitors within a school building to the extent necessary to maintain six feet of spacing when students/staff will be stationary
- Conducting symptom screening, including temperature checks
- Establishing a ...
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