The safety of Uptown residents, workers, and visitors is of the utmost importance to us. We want you to know that we are monitoring all recommendations and updates from government officials surrounding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), and we will inform you of relevant changes.
As of Friday, May 22nd at 5 pm, Governor Roy Cooper and North Caroline Department of Health and Human Services will move into a Safer At Home Phase 2 of lifting COVID-19 restrictions. After two weeks in Phase 1, the state’s overall key indicators remain stable but the continued increases in daily case counts signal a need to take a more modest step forward in Phase 2 than originally envisioned. Click here to read the executive order and learn more.
See below for a summary of what to expect in Phase 2:
What does this mean and what can you do? Health officials continue to recommend social distancing and rigorous handwashing – it will help the city mitigate the threat of Coronavirus. Social distancing may mean a change in your social life, but our community health as a whole depends on everyone working together.
You can help create a safer, healthier environment for everyone by following a few guidelines and best practices.
- Wear a cloth face covering like a mask or scarf.
- Wait your turn by maintaining six feet of physical distance from others.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer.
- Use contactless delivery or takeout options if you have been recently exposed to, or have symptoms of, COVID-19.
- Be patient and kind to staff and other guests as we all try to adjust to a new normal.
We encourage everyone in to follow expert guidance and tips on how to reduce personal and community risk in this developing situation. Here are helpful links from local healthcare providers:
- CDC Coronavirus Information
- Atrium Health Coronavirus Information
- Novant Health Coronavirus Information
- Tryon Street Medical Partners Coronavirus Information
The first priority for everyone is to take appropriate steps to limit the spread of COVID-19 and ensure our entire community remains healthy.