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Gov. Roy Cooper Declares State Of Emergency - Brevard NC


Last updated 3/12/2020 at 10:16am

Gov. Roy Cooper took the next step in the state’s coronavirus COVID-19 preparedness plan Tuesday and issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency.

The declaration activates the Emergency Operations Center to help agencies coordinate from one location and makes it easier to purchase needed medical supplies, protect consumers from price gouging and increase county health departments’ access to state funds.

In addition to Cooper’s emergency declaration, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is making several rec-ommendations to slow the spread...

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