NC still recommends churches hold services online, outside as state moves into Phase 3
Churches and other places of worship are recommended to hold gatherings outside or online in North Carolina's Phase 3 reopening plan, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human services.Posted — Updated
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is recommending that places of worship hold gatherings outside or online even as the state moves into the next phase of reopening.
The state is recommending that, for in-person, indoor worship services, faith leaders cap the service at 100 people, or at 30% capacity, whichever is less.
Church leaders can encourage their congregation to download the SlowCOVIDNC app. The app will notify the user if they have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for the virus.
Wedding ceremonies and funerals are also exempt from the requirements of the order.
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