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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert: Key COVID-19 Related Events Affecting North Carolina Employers

March 24, 2020

Key COVID-19-related events affecting North Carolina employers:

April 1 – Effective date of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions

March 27 – State of North Carolina Stay at Home Order issued.
https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO121-Stay-at-Home-Order-3.pdf

March 26 – County of Orange Stay at Home Order issued.
https://www.orangecountync.gov/DocumentCenter/View/10271/Orange-County-Declaration-Stay-at-Home-3-25-20–Final

March 26 – County of Wake Stay at Home Order issued.
http://www.wakegov.com/covid19/Documents/FinalSignedSOE3-26-20.pdf

March 25 – County of Guilford Stay at Home Order issued.
https://www.guilfordcountync.gov/home/showdocument?id=10202

March 25 – City of Durham Stay at Home Order issued.
https://durhamnc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/30038/City-of-Durham-Mayor-Emergency-Dec-Second-Amdmt-3-25-20-1

March 24 – County of Mecklenburg Stay at Home Order issued.
https://www.mecknc.gov/news/Documents/Mecklenburg%20County%20Stay%20at%20Home%20Orders.pdf

March 24, 2020 – DOL issues Q/A on application of Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions

See our Alert here: https://morningstarlawgroup.com/insights/coronavirus-covid-19-alert-new-nc-executive-order-bans-gatherings-over-50-closes-some-businesses/

See our Alert here: https://morningstarlawgroup.com/insights/coronavirus-covid-19-alert-new-restrictions-on-wake-county-businesses-some-effective-immediately/

See our Alert here: https://morningstarlawgroup.com/insights/q-the-governor-issued-an-executive-order-closing-public-schools-and-banning-mass-gatherings-of-100-or-more-people-what-impact-does-this-have-on-my-workforce-management/

See our Alert on 13 Things You Can Do here: https://morningstarlawgroup.com/insights/corona-virus-covid-19-13-action-items-to-protect-your-workforce/

  • March 13 – The White House declared a national pandemic. 
  • March 11 – The World Health Organization declared a global pandemic.
  • March 3 – First Case of COVID-19 in North Carolina. http://www.wakegov.com/news/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=1162
  • January 21, 2020 – First Case of COVID-19 in the United States.

If you need help with your planning or working through scenarios that present themselves in your workplace, we are here to help.  For assistance, please contact Morningstar Law Group Associate Attorney Hank Gates (hgates@morningstarlawgroup.com or 919.590.0393) Morningstar Law Group Partner, Amie Flowers Carmack, (acarmack@morningstarlawgroup.com or 919.590.0394).