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Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Public Health

Public Health

Travel & Recreation

Travel & Recreation

  • All North Carolina borders are open.
  • The N.C. State Highway Patrol is not conducting traffic stops for the purpose of determining if a person is engaging in essential travel or is a North Carolina resident.
  • There is no national quarantine.
Employment

Employment

  • Many health care facilities seeking to urgently hire staff for temporary, part-time or full-time roles
  • Independent contractors, self-employed workers and others out of work because of COVID-19 can now apply for federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.
  • Gov. Roy Cooper on April 20 signed Executive Order 134, allowing furloughed workers to be eligible for unemployment benefits.
  • Cooper signed Executive Order 131 on April 9 that makes it easier for employers to file a batch of claims on behalf of their employees, temporarily eliminating some of the hurdles for employers so benefits can get in the hands of those who need them faster.
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State Services Social Media

Social Media

The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has been accompanied by a flood of misinformation from unreliable sources. Be thoughtful about what you read or hear about the virus and make sure you are separating rumor from fact before you act. If you rely on social media for the latest news and information, turn to these reliable resources:

N.C. Department of Health & Human Services: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

N.C. Emergency Management: Facebook | Twitter

Office of Gov. Roy Cooper: Facebook | Twitter

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Facebook | Twitter

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