Stay-At-Home Order Issued for Guilford County

March 25, 2020 4 pm

Beginning at 5 pm on Friday, March 27, the City of Greensboro, High Point and Guilford County will be under a Stay-at-Home Order. The order is in effect through Thursday, April 16. Winston-Salem is under a similar order.

The order is to keep residents at home, avoiding normal day-to-day activities, business and trips beyond what is needed to take care of essential services and activities. Residents are allowed to go to grocery stores, pharmacies, health care appointments and outdoor exercise, while exercising proper social distancing. Restaurants are permitted to offer take-out and delivery service.

All non-essential business and other operations for the City of Greensboro are required to cease in-person operations, as well. The City’s Public Safety (Fire, Police, GM 911) entities will continue to operate without interruption, as will trash and recycling collections and water service. Many non-essential City employees will continue business operations while working remotely.

Construction – residential and commercial – along with trade contractors are designated as ESSENTIAL SERVICES. Critical trade occupations, such as building and construction, plumbers, electricians, exterminators, janitorial staff, security staff, HVAC, painting, moving and relocation services and other services that are necessary to maintaining the safety, sanitation and essential operation of residences and businesses. This also includes hardware and supply stores.

Find additional information on the City & County websites.

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