Gov. Roy Cooper Extends Phase Two of Coronavirus Restrictions In North Carolina

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Coronavirus restrictions will remain paused in Safer at Home Phase 2 for another 5 weeks as students and staff return to schools, colleges and universities and the state doubles down on efforts to decrease COVID-19 numbers.  Phase 2 will be extended until at least Sept. 11, keeping them in place through the Labor Day weekend. 

Restaurant dining rooms are allowed to have 50% occupancy, as are personal care businesses such as barbershops, salons, and tattoo parlors. The restrictions also keep bars, gyms, entertainment venues and some other establishments closed in the pandemic.  Individuals must continue to wear face masks in public places.

To read Gov. Cooper’s full press release, click here.