Due to the Coronavirus-related "stay at home" order issued by Mecklenburg County, the GCAA office will be closed and staff will be working remotely until further notice. Events through the end of April will be postponed or cancelled. We will evaluate events scheduled beyond May 15 for feasibility of rescheduling. Follow our Blog and eBlasts for regular updates and pertinent information.

Gov. Cooper outlines plan for first phase of reopening NC

Posted By: Wesley Masters News ,
On this past Tuesday evening, Governor Cooper announced a Modified Stay at Home Order that will go into effect from May 8 – 22 unless indicator trends increase.  Highlights of the modified Stay at Home order include:
  • Removal of the designations of “essential” and “non-essential” businesses.
  •  Allowing retail stores that were previously designated as "non-essential"--including clothing, sporting goods and houseware stores to reopen at 50% capacity.
  • Parks, trails will open.
  • Telework is encouraged
  • Childcare centers will be allowed to re-enroll children whose parents can now go back to work.
  •  6 feet apart and utilize face coverings.
  • Gatherings are still limited to 10 people indoors and people are encouraged to telework, if possible.
The following remain prohibited: 
  • The gathering of more than 10 people indoors 
  • Personal care establishments such as salons, barbers, and nail shops 
  • Dining-in restaurants 

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