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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Gov. Roy Cooper issues Executive Order 215

During a press briefing on May 14, Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order rescinding previous mandatory capacity and gathering limits, social distancing requirements, and most mandatory mask requirements. Exceptions include a mandatory indoor mask requ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Gov. Roy Cooper issues extension of Executive Order 183

On Thursday, April 29, Gov. Roy Cooper issued an extension of Executive Order 183, allowing to-go sales of mixed beverages as an alternative to on-site consumption. More information about this Executive Order can be found at https://mooresvillenc.gov/Docu...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Gov. Cooper issues Executive Order 209, easing restrictions and increasing mass gathering limits

On Wednesday, April 28, Gov. Cooper announced an executive order easing the mask mandate restrictions for outdoor gatherings. Masks will no longer be required outdoors, but will continue to be required indoors in public places. Additionally, the mass gath...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Gov. Cooper issues Executive Order 204, Further Easing COVID-19 Restrictions

During a COVID-19 press briefing on March 23, Gov. Cooper issued Executive Order 204, which increased maximum occupancy limits in a variety of businesses, such as retail shops, museums and sports venues. Additionally, the curfew for alcohol sales has been...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Gov. Cooper Announces Group 4 Will Be Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine March 17

During a COVID-19 briefing on March 11, Governor Roy Cooper and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. announced beginning on March 17, people in Group 4 who have a medical condition that puts them at hig...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Governor Cooper eases COVID-19 restrictions with Executive Order 195

During the press briefing on February 24, Gov. Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 195, easing some of the restrictions established by previous orders. Cooper cited an improvement of COVID-19 case numbers as the reason behind the move. The order lifts the m...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Gov. Cooper outlines plan for allocating federal COVID-19 relief funds

In a press briefing on February 4, Governor Roy Cooper outlined a plan for allocating federal COVID-19 relief funds for immediate needs and investing state resources to help North Carolina communities build back as the state turns the corner on the pandem...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Governor Cooper issues Executive Order 189, extends Stay-At-Home order

During the press briefing on January 27, Governor Roy Cooper extended the current modified stay-at-home order until February 28. Additionally, Gov. Cooper extended the state's eviction moratorium and to-go mixed beverage ordering March 31. More i...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Iredell County Health Department administers COVID-19 vaccines at Mazeppa Park

The Iredell County Health Department will administer COVID-19 vaccines at Mazeppa Park in Mooresville on Thursday, January 14 starting at 10 a.m. This week’s vaccines are available for Health Care Workers offering care to COVID-19 patients, Long...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Gov. Cooper issues Executive Order 188, extending modified Stay At Home orders

During a press briefing on January 6, Governor Cooper issued Executive Order 188, which extended the current modified Stay At Home order until January 29. The executive order can be read in its entirety at https://mooresvillenc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/580...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Governor Cooper extends Residential Eviction Protection Executive Order

During a press briefing on December 30, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 184, extending the Residential Eviction Protection Executive Order until January 31, 2021. More information about the Executive Order can be found here.

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Governor Cooper issues modified Stay At Home Executive Order

During the press briefing on December 8, Gov. Roy Cooper announced a modified Stay At Home Executive Order.The order states that "all North Carolinians are required to stay at home and travel only for work or to obtain essential goods or services dur...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Iredell County COVID-19 Public Service Announcement

Leaders throughout Iredell County have an important message concerning COVID-19.

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Gov. Cooper issues Executive Order 180

During a press briefing on Nov. 23, Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order increasing face covering requirements to "prevent the rapid spread of COVID-19." The order adds additional circumstances in which people are required to wear Face Cove...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Gov. Cooper extends Phase III, reduces indoor gathering limit

During a press briefing on Nov. 10, Gov. Cooper announced that Phase III will continue for North Carolina, with a reduced indoor gathering limit of 10 people. For more information about the changes in Phase III, visit https://www.mooresvillenc.gov/Documen...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Gov. Cooper announces North Carolina will move into Phase 3

During a press briefing on Sept. 30, Gov. Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina will move into Phase 3, starting Oct. 2 at 5 p.m. Some of the changes include capacity at movie theaters (30 percent capacity or 100 people, whichever is less) bars (outdoo...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Gov. Cooper announces $40 million COVID-19 relief program for small businesses

In a briefing on September 22, Governor Roy Cooper announced a $40 million relief program designed to help offset costs such as rent, mortgage interests, and utility bills for small businesses that weren’t able to open or operate normally due to...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

NCDHHS launches new app designed to help slow COVID spread

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has launched a COVID-19 Exposure Notification app called ‘SlowCOVIDNC’ today, Sept. 22. The app will help North Carolinians slow the spread of the virus by alerting them when t...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Gov. Cooper announces Phase A can move forward for elementary schools

Gov. Roy Cooper has issued the following press release concerning Phase A for North Carolina  public school districts and charter schools:

After several weeks of stable COVID-19 trends and continued low virus spread in school settings, Governor Ro...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Gov. Cooper moves North Carolina into Phase 2.5

On Sept. 1, Gov. Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 163, which moves North Carolina into Phase 2.5 starting on September 4 at 5 p.m. This order changes the amount of people allowed in mass gatherings (from 25 to 50), reopens playgrounds, and reopens busine...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Gov. Cooper extends Phase II

During a press briefing at 4 p.m. on August 5, Gov. Roy Cooper stated that North Carolina will stay in Phase II for an additional five weeks. Phase II was previously set to expire on August 7. The mask mandate is also still in place during this time, requ...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Lowe's offer grants to small businesses

Thanks to a $55 million significant commitment grant from Lowe’s, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) will be providing emergency grant assistance to small businesses who are feeling financial pressure because of the COVID-19 pandem...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Gov. Cooper issues Executive Order 153

During a press briefing on July 28, Gov. Roy Cooper announced a new executive order which calls for restaurants, breweries, wineries, distilleries, and any other businesses or organizations that ( 1) are not currently required to close under existing Exec...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Executive Orders 124 and 142 to end, state requiring repayment for deferred utility charges

MOORESVILLE, NC – In March, Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order #124 which allowed utility customers to defer payment of their utility bills without penalty oflate fees or being disconnected to help protect customers impacted by COVID-19....

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Gov. Cooper's Executive Order for Phase II extended, back to school plans announced

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Gov. Roy Cooper has announced the extension of Phase II until August 7, which previously would have ended July 17. More information about Phase II can be found at https://mooresvillenc.gov/Admin/DocumentCenter/Document/View/5191/EO147-Phase-2-Extension

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Gov. Cooper's Executive Order 147 extends Phase II, adds mask requirement

During a press briefing at 3 p.m. on June 24, Gov. Roy Cooper issued an Executive Order that extends Phase II until 5 p.m. on July 17, 2020.  Additionally, the Executive Order mandates that people wear face coverings when in public places, indoor...

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