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CITY OF CREEDMOOR: City of Creedmoor and Granville County Declare State of Emergency

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By Press release submission | Mar 26, 2020

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City of Creedmoor issued the following announcement on March 23.

Effective Monday, March 23 at 5:00 p.m. City of Creedmoor Mayor Bobby Wheeler and Granville County Board Chair David Smith have issued joint declarations of a State of Emergency in Granville County and the City of Creedmoor. The emergency declarations reaffirm all previously issued Executive Orders by Governor Roy Cooper, and Mayor Wheeler's declaration reaffirms restrictions put in place by Granville County along with a few other items specific to City of Creedmoor owned facilities.

The State of Emergency will remain in effect until modified or rescinded, and includes the following provisions:

Restrictions on Long Term Care Facilities: All nursing homes, long term care facilities and assisted living residences (including adult care homes and family care homes) shall follow any applicable guidance issued by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Restrictions on the use of playgrounds:  The use of publicly and privately-owned playground equipment is prohibited. This prohibition does not apply to playground equipment at residences owned or leased by one or more people for their own living quarters or to the areas surrounding playground equipment including greenways, walking trails or other amenities of open spaces or parks. In addition to the prohibition on playground equipment identified in the Granville County Declaration, use of publicly owned picnic tables and picnic shelters at Lake Rogers Park and Harris Park is hereby prohibited. 

Restrictions on Access to Public Buildings and Facilities: Creedmoor City Hall and the Community Development Office will be closed to the public as of 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 23. City of Creedmoor staff will remain available to assist customers by phone or email during normal business hours. No person shall access any building or facility owned or occupied by any county, town, city, board of education, or charter school within Granville County except in compliance with any restrictions which may be posted on the main entrance on such building or facility.  Each county, town, city, board of education, or charter school may set its own rules in compliance with all state and federal laws for its hours of operation during the duration of this Declaration.  Citizens are strongly urged to conduct all public business via internet or phone until further notice.  Citizens with specific questions should contact the county, town, city, board of education, or charter school or department thereof with which he/she has business.

Read all Executive Orders issued by Governor Cooper.

Read the full Granville County Declaration of Emergency.

Read the full City of Creedmoor Declaration of Emergency.

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