Governor Cooper vetoed bills on Thursday that would have allowed skating rinks, bowling alleys, gyms, amusement parks and arcades to open and would have modified the capacity of temporary outdoor seating for food and drink establishments.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper was expected to make an announcement today, but his press office announced last night the coronavirus briefing Wednesday will not include a discussion of K-12 public school operations for this coming year.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) and Omnicare, a CVS Health company, will make facility-wide coronavirus testing available to residents and staff beginning in July 2020.
Downtown Wilmington was more alive than it’s been in weeks after a vote by City Council allowed for the launch of “Downtown Alive,” which allows restaurants and retailers to take customer service off the sidewalks and into the streets.
Leaders at health systems around the state say a combination of better medical care and larger stockpiles of protective gear mean they can handle surges in COVID-19 patients more effectively today than they could three months ago. But those same leaders warn that the additional capacity still has a
Many North Carolina bars have been closed more than 100 days because of COVID-19 restrictions. Many owners believe their businesses should have been included in Phase 2 of the state’s reopening. Now that phase is extended, and bars will be closed at least three more weeks.