State of Emergency Declared for Alamance County
Amy Scott Galey, Chair of the Alamance Board of Commissioners, declared a local 'State of Emergency' for Alamance County effective Friday, March 20, 2020, at 10am. A state of emergency allows the County to coordinate, provide, and request additional emergency supplies and receive mutual aid from the state and federal government.
"With our first confirmed case of COVID-19, it is appropriate to declare a State of Emergency for Alamance County," Chair Galey said. "The County will be working closely with all the municipalities, community partners, and first responders to coordinate resources and share important information. County staff has been working very hard to be sure that essential services are uninterrupted in order to protect public heath and safety. Residents should continue to take precautions to avoid exposure and spread of the virus."
While there are no County office closures at this time, residents are encouraged limit person-to-person contact and use online resources and services or call in to conduct county business. For updated COVID-19 Alamance County program or event cancellations or changes, please visit www.alamance-nc.com/covid19/.
The County COVID-19 Call Center is also available Monday through Friday from 8am to 7pm. Residents and organizations are encouraged to call 336-290-0361 for general Coronavirus (COVID-19) questions or information regarding the County’s response.
For the most current state and national information or recommendations regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention websiteat cdc.gov/coronavirus or the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services website at ncdhhs.gov/coronavirus.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/20/20:
Alamance County Government Contact: Michelle Mills, Public Information Officer