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The Town of Chapel Hill has joined Orange County’s Stay at Home Declaration (see news release below). The Declaration will be in effect beginning at 6 p.m.  Friday, March 27, until 5 p.m. Thursday, April 30. Access the Town of Chapel Hill Order and Frequently Asked Questions

Find resources here on COVID-19 including Social Distancing (English | Spanish), Coronavirus Myths & Facts, News, Health Issues, Town Services, Utility Assistance, Food Needs, Helping Others, Employment Concerns, Chapel Hill Transit, and links to Public Health Agencies.

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What the Town Is Doing

The Town of Chapel Hill is working closely with local health officials to reduce the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 (coronavirus). For more information, please visit the following local, state, and national health experts.

  • The Town has closed Town facilities to the public and canceled all public events. However, the Town will remain open for business. For details, see Town Services and Facilities below. Access the news announcement at

  • The Town has opened a TOWN CALL CENTER at 919-969-5005 from 8:30 am–5 pm M–F to answer questions about Town services. For health-related questions, call the Orange County Health Department at 919-245-6111 (8:30 am–5 pm daily), or the NC Department of Health and Human Services (24/7) at 1-866-462-3821.

  • The Town  has declared a State of Emergency to help Town leaders and emergency managers streamline and expedite their response.

  • The Town is engaging with residents to hear concerns, respond and share information through Chapel Hill eNews email updates (sign up here); social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Next Door; its Neighborhood Liaisons; and through a network of community partners including the public schools, businesses and human services agencies.

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Orange County Health Department

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The Orange County Health Department is our local source for health-related information. Click here to go directly to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) webpage.

NC Department of Health & Human Services
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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is our State authority when it comes to health-related concerns. There is a Citizen Hotline available 24/7 at 1-866-462-3821. To submit questions online, visit and select "chat". For more information, click here.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the national authority for health-related concerns. Click here for a COVID-19 (coronavirus) webpage from the CDC.
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