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Posted on: May 25, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Media Release COVID-19 - May 25, 2020

For Immediate Release


Phone: 980-432-1800

Rowan County Case Information:

COVID-19 Training for Hospitality Industry

Count on Me NC is a free online training program to help restaurants, hotels and other businesses learn the best ways to protect customers and employees from COVID-19.  This newly released resource is a partnership between the Governor, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association.

The first phase of Count on Me NC training is designed for restaurants and hospitality businesses that serve food. The program plans to expand to other tourism businesses including lodging and attractions, with courses in Spanish planned by June.  More than 3,500 businesses have already completed the training.

What stays the same in Phase 2?

As we begin the first business week in Phase 2, the Public Health Command Center would like to offer a reminder.  This Phase 2 Executive Order does not change the following:

  • The Three Ws (Wear, Wait, Wash) should be practiced
  • Public playgrounds remain closed
  • Bars and nightclubs remain closed
  • Movie theaters, museums, bowling alleys, amusement parks, arcades, and skating rinks remain closed
  • Bingo parlors and other gaming establishments remain closed
  • Teleworking continues to be encouraged whenever possible
  • Visitation at long-term care facilities remains restricted, except for certain compassionate care situations

The following facilities that operate within an indoor space remain closed:
Exercise facilities, gyms, fitness studios, martial arts facilities, dance studios, trampoline and rock-climbing facilities, roller skating rinks, ice staking rinks, and basketball courts.


TJ Brown

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