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Stay at Home Order Updated

Gov Roy Copper writingBuncombe County Public Health has issued a superseding Stay Home, Stay Safe Declaration that went into effect on Friday, May 1, 2020 and will remain in effect until such time as it is repealed, replaced, or rescinded.

The most substantial change is to the mass gatherings guidance. There will be no mass gatherings that exceed 10 persons in Buncombe County for so long as this order remains in effect. Physical distancing and face coverings should be utilitized during any such gatherings (The guidance previously was no mass gatherings).

Buncombe County officials continue to take proactive steps to keep our community safe and healthy during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

If you have any questions about this new order, please contact the Buncombe Ready Team, Monday-Friday between 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Call (828) 419-0095 or email

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