Pamlico County COVID-19 Task Force follows Gov. Cooper executive order


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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) The Pamlico County COVID-19 Task Force has agreed to follow Governor Roy Cooper’s executive order in effect as of 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Governor Cooper has issued an Executive Order that as of 5 pm today, Restaurants and Bars will close for “Dine-In” customers in North Carolina and takeout and delivery orders can continue.

This executive order also includes the expansion of unemployment benefits to workers affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Pamlico County COVID-19 Task Force has agree to the following:

  • Local State of Emergency Declared as of 3 pm this date in support of State and Federal Resource Requests.
  • County Citizens are encouraged to utilize “Take Out” services offered by local bars and restaurants.
  • County Control Group encourages citizens not to stockpile unnecessary goods or commodities.
  • County Offices and Buildings to remain open until further notice
  • Citizens encouraged to utilize online options (payments, recordings, etc.) for County Tax Office, County Water Department, County Register of Deeds Office
  • Citizens encouraged to conduct business via telephone and/or email.
  • If citizens have experienced any “flu type” symptoms in the last 14 days, please refrain from coming into County Buildings or Offices.
  • County Offices and Buildings are being cleaned and sanitized daily, to the greatest extent possible.
  • Encourage citizens to sign up for CODE RED alerting
  • Monitor and Communicate updates, changes, and recommendations daily.

Phone numbers, e-mail addresses and contact information regarding Pamlico County Departments can be found on the County Website clicking the Department’s tab and selecting the appropriate department.


MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) In Order to help communicate clear, effective, up to date information with the citizens of Carteret County, two public communication telephone lines have been established.

Public Information Recording- 252-726-7177.

This line provides recorded information regarding several topics of guidance for Carteret County Citizens. The information will

  1. Number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Carteret County.
  2. What to do if you are feeling sick or think you may be exposed to Covid-19.
  3. Contact information for the Carteret County Health Department.
  4. The general guidance for sheltering in place and good hygiene procedures

Citizen Inquiry Phone Line- 252-726-7060.

This phone line is staffed for questions from the public that are not answered via the automated phone line.

This line is staffed Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


MOREHEAD CITY, NC (WNCT) – Carteret County continues its work for COVID-19. Carteret County COVID-19 Task Force meets on a daily basis and is well prepared to meet the needs of all Carteret County residents and visitors.

“Carteret County is well prepared for COVID-19. The County has implemented a COVID-19 Task Force of strategic and knowledgeable personnel to work through this crisis,” said Stephanie Cannon, Carteret County Health Director.

Carteret County is following all recommendations by the medical experts at NC Department of Health and Human Services and the NC Governor’s Task Force including guidance about community gatherings/events, school closures, testing for COVID-19 and health/public safety guidance.

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