Rockingham County is under the State of North Carolina’s Executive Order of lifting more Phase 3 restrictions. Through this order, there are still several business and social restrictions in place to help slow the spread of COVID 19.
For those visiting our quaint county, we thank you for trusting us with your care and safety as you travel and experience all the wonderful things we have to offer in Rockingham County. We encourage you to travel and enjoy responsibly by practicing the three W’s (Wear a cloth mask over your nose and mouth; Wait 6 feet apart. Avoid close contact; Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer). Visitors are advised to contact lodging properties and local businesses directly with and any questions you may have and encouraged to utilize online resources such as downloading visitor guides and brochures to limit person to person contact during this time.
Important Contact Information
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 Hotline-1866-432-3821
LIFTING COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order 215 lifting Phase 3 restrictions. This order will remain in effect until June 11, 2021 at 5:00 pm, unless repealed, replaced, or rescinded by another Executive Order.
As of May 14, 2021 at 1:30 pm:
- Face covering requirements are lifted in most settings.
- Capacity restrictions are lifted in all settings.
- Social distancing requirements have been lifted in all settings. (For example, there is no longer a requirement that tables in restaurants be spaced out.)
We have been and will continue to gather information by working with local, state, and national agencies and encourage our visitors to follow any guidance offered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local public health authorities.
LOCAL HOTELS & LODGING:
All hotels are open and ready to welcome travelers. Check out their enhanced hotel cleaning guidelines by various chains, in response to COVID-19 HERE .
MAKING DECISIONS ABOUT TRAVEL:
The U.S. Travel Association, Visit NC, NC Restaurant & Lodging Association etc. has issued a statement offering to “Make Fact-Based Decisions about Traveling.” Read the complete report HERE.
COUNT ON ME NC:
Various businesses have completed the new COVID-19 training and are now a participating #CountOnMeNC location. As you see this logo around Stokes County, please know that our partners have taken their already stringent disinfection safety measures the extra mile that you can count on!