Except for the Sheriff’s Department, Dispatch Office and Emergency Medical Services, all County Offices in the Perquimans County Courthouse, Courthouse Annex, Social Services, Agricultural Extension Service, Perquimans County Library and the Perquimans County Recreation Department will be closed on Friday, April 10, 2020, for the observance of Easter.
In an unprecedented effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19, Halifax County Manager Tony Brown announced today that county government offices will close starting tomorrow (March 26, 2020) at 8:30 a.m.
In support of the President’s National Emergency Declaration, the Governor’s State of Emergency Declaration, the Chairman’s County State of Emergency Declaration and based on the recommendations of the Beaufort County Health Director, the County implemented a three (3) tiered modification of County operations in response to the COVID-19 virus outbreak.
This letter comes at a time in our history that is quite unprecedented. As your Mayor, I would like to assure you that we are taking necessary precautions and doing all we can to ensure the safety and well-being of all our residents.
At the recommendation of Battle Betts, Director of Albemarle Regional Health Services, county and town leaders have declared a State of Emergency for Perquimans County, the Town of Hertford, and the Town of Winfall.
In accordance with guidance provided by Federal, State and Local public health officials, Beaufort County Government facilities will begin “social distancing” measures at areas where the public and County staff interface.
As of 6pm March 18, 2020, due to COVID-19, Convenience Site 3 (436 St. John Millennium Rd. Aulander, NC) and Convenience Site 4 (110 Drive Theatre Rd. Ahoskie, NC) will be closed indefinitely, as there is no water supply available to these locations.
The Perquimans County Board of Commissioners are continuing to monitor the COVID19 Coronavirus Disease and want to encourage the community to adhere to the general prevention recommendations that have been provided by the Albemarle Regional Health Services (ARHS).
The Craven County COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Team (CCCPRT) met on Friday, March 13, 2020 to discuss how to continue serving citizens while also promoting health and safety for Craven County residents and employees.