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Helpful Tool: SlowCOVIDNC app

Oct. 26. SlowCOVIDNC is the official COVID-19 Exposure Notification app for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

It leverages Bluetooth technology to let app users know if they may have been exposed to COVID-19, enabling them to quickly act to protect themselves and their community.

SlowCOVIDNC users can anonymously share a positive COVID-19 test result through the app to notify other ap

p users who may have been in close contact with them of their exposure.

Read more about the SlowCOVIDNC app.

Read the Frequently Asked Questions.

Last week, NC Gov. Roy Cooper announced North Carolina will remain in Phase 3 and continue implementing safety measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 .  Phase 3 will expire 5 pm November 13, 2020.  

What continues in Phase 3?

* Large outdoor venues with seating greater than 10,000 may operate with 7% occupancy for spectators. 

* Smaller outdoor entertainment venues, like arenas or amphitheaters, may operate outdoors at 30% of outdoor capacity, or 100 guests, whichever is less. 

* Movie theaters and conference centers may open indoor spaces to 30% of capacity, or 100 guests, whichever is less.

* Bars may operate outdoors at 30% of outdoor capacity, or 100 guests, whichever is less. 

* Amusement parks may open at 30% occupancy, outdoor attractions only. 

* Face coverings are mandatory for those older than age 5.

* The limits on mass gatherings will remain at 25 people indoors and 50 people outdoors. 

* The 11 pm curfew on alcohol sales for in-person consumption in locations such as restaurants and outdoor bars will be extended to November 13.  

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