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COVID-19 Updates

Updated on 4/1/2020

The High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau is working to ensure the community and visitors are informed with all updates concerning the COVID-19 mandates and recommendations. On Tuesday, March 31st, Governor Roy Cooper signed an Executive Order that prohibits utilities from terminating services due to late or unmade payments for the next 60 days. These services include rent, water, sewer, electricity, phone, cable, and internet. This order also recommends that banks waive overdraft fees, as well as strongly encourages landlords to delay any evictions. For more information, click here to view the Executive Order.

To view the Governor's executive "Stay at Home" order, please click here. 

To view the official Guilford County Order, click here. 

For a list of frequently asked questions regarding this order, click here. 

As stated in the order, restaurants offering alternative services are considered an essential employee. To view restaurants offering services such as takeout or delivery, click here. 

For a list of local churches providing online messages, click here. 

High Point CVB COVID-19 E-blast Updates:
Coronavirus Update - 3/31/2020
Coronavirus Update - 3/27/2020
Coronavirus Update - 3/25/2020
Coronavirus Update - 3/23/2020
Coronavirus Update - 3/20/2020
Coronavirus Update - Restaurants - 3/19/2020
High Point Market Authority Sets Dates for Postponed Spring Market - 3/18/2020
Coronavirus Update - 3/17/2020
Coronavirus Update - 3/13/2020
NC Declares State of Emergency - 3/10/2020

Tools for Event Planners:
CDC – Precautions and Preparations for Your Event
WHO – Key Planning Recommendations for Mass Gatherings 
Meeting Planners International

Local Industry Partner Resources
EDC- Resources for businesses navigating through COVID-19 issues
VisitNC - Travel Advisory
NC Restaurant & Lodging Association FAQ
American Restaurant Lodging Association 
US Travel Association: Navigating the CARES Act.

Coronavirus Resources:
CDC – Situation Summary  
Destinations International
NC Department of Health and Human Services