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Buncombe County's Stay Safe, Stay Smart Order Update

June 26 Update

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

Governor Cooper has signed Executive Order (EO) No. 147, which will go into effect June 26, 2020, at 5 p.m., and Buncombe County will be fully aligning with this new order. EO 147 extends Phase 2 of Reopening for 3 more weeks, until July 17. Buncombe County Public Health has issued a superseding Stay Safe, Stay Smart Declaration that will go into effect at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 26, 2020, and will remain in effect until July 17, 2020, unless otherwise repealed, replaced, or rescinded. We will be adopting the Governor's Order together with his FAQs specific to EO 147. 

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

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