Montgomery County COVID-19 Information

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

NC DHHS COVID-19 Press Releases

NC Division of Public Health COVID-19 Press Releases

NC DPH and DHHS have released a number of press releases providing updates on the response to COVID-19 in North Carolina:

  • 4/7 - NCDHHS to Provide Financial Support to Essential Workers and Child Care Providers
  • 4/6 - North Carolina COVID-19 Modeling Shows Social Distancing Necessary to Slow the Spread and Preserve Hospital Capacity to Save Lives
  • 3/31 - Governor Cooper Signs Executive Order to Prohibit Utility Disconnections in the Wake of COVID-19
  • 3/30 - Governor Cooper Signs Executive Order to Get Equipment to Healthcare Workers, Schools, Local Governments
  • 3/30 - Families to Receive Enhanced Benefits to Ensure Food Access
  • 3/29 - Governor Cooper Announces First COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits will be Paid This Week
  • 3/27 - Governor Cooper Announces Statewide Stay at Home Order Until April 29
  • 3/27 - Governor Cooper Announces Texting Tool to Access Food for Children
  • 3/26 - People with Mild Symptoms Should Stay Home
  • 3/25 - North Carolina Reports First COVID-19 Associated Deaths
  • 3/24 - NCDHHS Announces Hotline for Critical Workers Seeking Child Care Options
  • 3/24 - Governor Cooper Requests Major Disaster Declaration for COVID-19
  • 3/23 - Governor Cooper Extends School Closure Date To May; Orders Group Limit To 50 People
  • 3/23 - Governor’s Working Group Getting Food to Children Who are Out of School; Connecting Families to Child Care
  • 3/21 - Governor Cooper Orders Increased Access to Childcare, DMV Clarifications
  • 3/20 - Governor Cooper Pushes for Key Federal Changes to Make Food, Healthcare More Accessible
  • 3/19 - U.S. Small Business Administration Grants Governor Cooper’s Request for Disaster Declaration to Support Small Businesses
  • 3/17 - Governor Cooper Issues Executive Order to Close Sit-Down Service at Restaurants and Bars and Make State Unemployment Benefits More Widely Available
  • 3/14 - Governor Cooper Issues Executive Order Closing K-12 Public Schools and Banning Gatherings of More Than 100 People
  • 3/12 - COVID-19 Mitigation Measures - March 12, 2020
  • 3/12 - North Carolina Recommends New Steps to Protect Against COVID-19
  • 3/12 - NCDHHS Announces Three Additional Cases of COVID-19 in North Carolina
  • 3/11 - NC Medicaid Updates Policies to Address COVID-19
  • 3/11 - NCDHHS Announces Eighth Case of COVID-19 in North Carolina
  • 3/10 - COVID-19 Mitigation Guidance
  • 3/10 - Governor Cooper Declares State Of Emergency To Respond To Coronavirus COVID-19
  • 3/9 - Five More People in North Carolina Test Positive for COVID-19
  • 3/9 - Indiana Individual with Confirmed COVID-19 Traveled to North Carolina
  • 3/6 - North Carolina Identifies Second Case of COVID-19
  • 3/3 - Governor's Task Force Announces State Laboratory Now Able to Test for COVID-19
  • 3/3 - North Carolina Identifies First Case of COVID-19
  • 2/26 - Governor’s Task Force Encourages North Carolinians to Increase Preparedness Measures for COVID-19
  • 2/11 - Governor Cooper Directs Creation of Novel Coronavirus Task Force to Continue Protective Efforts
  • 2/6 - NCDHHS Provides Coronavirus Update for Travelers Returning to North Carolina
  • 1/29 - NCDHHS Coronavirus Update, No Confirmed Cases in North Carolina
  • 1/25 - Test Results Negative for Possible Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in North Carolina
  • 1/24 - DHHS Investigating Possible Case of Coronavirus in North Carolina
The NC DHHS DPH Press Releases may also be found on their website.

COVID-19 Related Executive Orders