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On September 1st, Governor Cooper issued Executive Order 163 moving North Carolina into reopening Phase 2.5. This order maintains many of the regulations found in Phase 2 but now requires face coverings for everyone age 5 and above. Gyms are now allowed to open at 30% capacity. The curfew requiring the service of alcoholic beverages to end at 11pm remains in place.

On September 3rd, Mayor Tolley issued an updated State of Emergency declaration for the Town of Elon, which will go into effect today Friday, September 4th at 5pm. The State of Emergency maintains the mass gathering limits of no more than 10 people indoors and no more than 25 people outdoors. Town Hall, the Police Station, and Fire Stations remain closed to the public. All events on Town property and hosted by the Town remain cancelled. The playgrounds at Beth Schmidt Park and Lawrence Slade Park remain closed. The basketball court at Lawrence Slade park remains closed. The trails and open areas of both parks are available for visitors.

The Cars and Coffee event scheduled to be held on Saturday, September 12th has been cancelled.

The Town’s Administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 7th in observance of the Labor Day holiday. If you have an emergency, including a water emergency, please call 911.

To read Executive Order 163, the updated Declaration of a State of Emergency, and other COVID-19 related information, visit the Elon COVID-19 page.