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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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Posted on: June 8, 2020

NCDHHS to focus efforts on counties experiencing more rapid viral spread

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is reporting the state’s highest one day number of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases with 1,370 cases reported.  

Other metrics that the state is watching also increas...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Iredell County Health Department provides COVID testing

The Iredell County Health Department will be providing community testing for COVID-19 on Wednesday, May 27 at the Southland Shopping Center on Shelton Avenue in the parking lot of Yokefellow Thrift Store and Family Dollar and Thursday May 28 at Mooresvill...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Town of Mooresville Phase II Reopening Plan

With the announcement of the state entering Phase II last week, the Town of Mooresville would like to update residents about changes for Town facilities and activities. More details can be found at https://mooresvillenc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/5108/Reopen...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

North Carolina Moves into Phase II on May 22

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen announced that North Carolina will move into Safer at Home Phase 2 of lifting COVID-19 restrictions on Friday, May 22 at 5 pm. After two weeks in Phas...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Building preparations during Phase I

As we prepare to enter Phase I of the governor’s three-step plan to reopen the state, the Town of Mooresville would like for facilities to consider flushing your plumbing system prior to your customers or employees occupying the building again.

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Town of Mooresville Phase I Reopening Plan

The table in the link provided gives a higher-level view of the Phase 1 Reopening Plans for the Town of Mooresville. Each facility has a separate plan with regards to appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and cleaning routines to ensure the faci...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Gov. Cooper signs Executive Order 138, easing restrictions on travel, businesses and gatherings

On May 5, Gov. Roy Cooper signed Executive Order 138, which will begin to ease restrictions on travel, businesses and gatherings. This order begins Phase I of the state’s three phase plan to open North Carolina gradually to prevent hot spots of ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Two COVID relief bills signed into law

Governor Roy Cooper today signed the following COVID-19 relief bills into law:

“I am signing into law two critical relief bills that will provide assistance to families, schools, hospitals and small businesses as our...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Gov. Cooper extends Stay At Home order through May 8

Governor Roy Cooper today issued Executive Order No. 135, extending North Carolina’s Stay At Home order through May 8. The orders extend closure of restaurants for dine-in service and bars, and closure of other close-contact businesses are also ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Gov. Cooper signs Executive Order 134, assisting temporarily furloughed workers

Governor Roy Cooper has issued Executive Order 134, which will allow temporarily-furloughed employees to receive voluntary payments from employers without impairing unemployment benefits and without resulting in the employees waiting additional weeks for ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Gov. Cooper signs Executive Order 131, adding mitigation measures to retailers, care facilities

On Thursday, April 9, Governor Cooper signed Executive Order 131, which added additional mitigation measures to retailers and long-term care facilities, as well as processes to expedite unemployment claims. To view the order, visit https://mooresvillenc.g...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Gov. Cooper signs Executive Order 130

MEETING NORTH CAROLINA’S HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES NEEDS: See the entire executive order at https://mooresvillenc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/5045/EO130-Meeting-North-Carolinas-Health-and-Human-Services-Needs.

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Town of Mooresville Utilities is Here to Serve

As our community navigates these uncertain times, the Town of Mooresville Utilities Department is still here, working to ensure you have safe, reliable water and sewer service at your home. If you have questions, our Business Officer is available by phone...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Interactive NCDHHS COVID-19 case map

The Town of Mooresville encourages residents to stay up-to-date about COVID-19 using reliable websites, such as the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. NCDHHS has created an interactive map that allows everyone to view the latest case ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Gov. Cooper signs order that prohibits utility shut-offs, urges banks to offer relief measures

On Tuesday, March 31, Governor Roy Cooper issued an Executive Order that assists North Carolinians by prohibiting utility shut-offs and late fees, urging utility reconnection; providing guidance on eviction restrictions; and urging financial institutions,...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Gov. Cooper signed Executive Order No. 122 to help schools, local governments access state surplus

Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order No. 122 to help schools and local governments access state surplus property to help bridge gaps during the response to COVID-19. The Order also provides transfer or donation of personal protective equipment (PPE)...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Town of Mooresville Extends COVID-19 Closures/Cancellations

Town of Mooresville facilities will remain closed and events will be cancelled until at least April 29, consistent with the Governor’s Executive Order issued today. This includes Town Hall, Public Services Administration, all indoor recreational...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Governor Cooper issues Executive Order 121, a statewide Stay At Home order

On March 27, at 4 p.m., Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 121, which issued a statewide, 30-day stay at home order starting Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m. The complete order can be read at https://www.mooresvillenc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/5018/EO121-...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Due to COVID-19 concerns, Town cannot accept food donations at this time

As always, the Town of Mooresville is grateful to the community for their strong support of our first responders. While we appreciate the kind gesture of residents and restaurants making food for our police and fire departments, as well as our other front...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Governor Cooper Announces Texting Tool to Access Food for Children

Governor Roy Cooper announced on March 27 that parents who need food assistance for their children can text FOODNC to 877-877 to locate nearby free meal sites. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877. For more informa...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Executive Order 120

Executive Order 120 includes additional limitations on mass gatherings, restrictions on venues and long term care facilities, and extension of school closure dates. View more at https://www.mooresvillenc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/5017/Executive-Order-120---...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Business Emergency Operations Center Certificate of Post Disaster Reentry Application Information

The NCEM Business Emergency Operations Center (BEOC) manages the state’s process of certifying businesses that are deemed essential to restoring the health, safety, or economic well-being of a disaster area, in accordance with NCGS 166A-19.70.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Iredell County Solid Waste institutes facility changes in light of COVID-19

Iredell County Solid Waste is taking steps to reduce the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, including instituting social distancing measures, eliminating cash transactions, and suspending the acceptance of construction and demolition materials at cer...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Mooresville Maintaining Town Operations but Closing Town Hall and Public Services Operation Center

MOORESVILLE, NC – Following the confirmation of an instance of community spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) by Governor Roy Cooper, and in order to continue to comply with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Governor and N.C. DHHS orders limitations for operations of restaurants and bars

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic and the increasing number of cases in North Carolina, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order No. 118, which limits the sale of food and beverages, and N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary M...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Small Business Administration Grants Gov. Cooper’s Request for Disaster Declaration

The U.S. Small Business Administration granted Governor Roy Cooper’s request for a disaster declaration for small businesses that are suffering economic losses due to the new Coronavirus, COVID-19.

“Many small businesses are desperate r...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

ICATS will suspend fixed route public transportation until further notice

The Iredell County Area Transportation Service will suspend fixed route public transportation until further notice, including Mooresville Main. For more information and to read their press release, visit https://mooresvillenc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/5006/...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Iredell County Health Department reports first Iredell County COVID-19 case

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The Iredell County Health Department was notified on the afternoon of March 16, 2020, of the first presumptive positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the county. The results have been sent to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Proclamation for the Declaration of A State of Emergency for COVID-19

The Town of Mooresville has declared a State of Emergency for COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The text of the proclamation can be found below, and the link to the proclamation can be found at https://mooresvillenc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/5000/State-of-Emergency.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Town of Mooresville indoor Recreation facilities, Library to close

MOORESVILLE, NC – Consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations that crowds of no more than 50 people gather in one place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Town of Mooresville ...
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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Governor’s Executive Order to be followed at Town Board meeting

Tonight’s Town Board meeting will continue as scheduled at 6 p.m., but social distancing guidelines and the Governor’s Executive Order limiting public gatherings to 100 will be followed. As always, the Town live streams the meetings (h...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Town cancels afterschool programming as COVID-19 precaution

As COVID-19 (Coronavirus) increasingly impacts the country, the Town of Mooresville is continuing to follow the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

In an effort...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Town cancels events as precaution against COVID-19

The Town of Mooresville is continuing to take precautionary measures to keep both its employees and residents safe and healthy. This includes following guidelines about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Nor...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Iredell County Health Department postpones Community Meeting

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The Iredell County Health Department has made the decision to postpone the Thyroid Cancer & Structural Coal Ash Facilities Community Meeting scheduled for March 19.

In a press release, the ICHD stated that "The health and safety of our participant...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Coronavirus Facts and Resources

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In order to keep the public informed, the North Carolina government has already begun to put measures in place to monitor, prepare for and respond to the disease. A COVID-19 Task Force was proactively established by Governor Cooper last month and it is in...

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