FYI – Today a ‘stay at home’ order was issued by Mecklenburg County Government, and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management, effective Thursday morning. From what the order says..

You can:
-Go to the grocery, convenience or warehouse store
-Go to the pharmacy to pick up medications and other healthcare necessities
-Visit a health care professional for medical services that cannot be provided virtually (call first)
-Go to a restaurant for take-out, delivery or drive-thru
-Care for or support a friend or family member
-Take a walk, ride your bike, hike, jog and be in nature for exercise— just keep at least six feet between you and others
-Walk your pets and take them to the veterinarian if necessary
-Help someone to get necessary supplies
Receive deliveries from any business which delivers

You should not:
-Go to work unless you are providing essential services as defined by the Order
-Visit friends and family if there is no urgent need
-Maintain less than 6 feet of distance from others when you go out
-Visit loved ones in the hospital, nursing home, skilled nursery facility or other residential care facility, except for limited exceptions listed on the facility websites
-Travel except for essential travel and activities

Rest assured we are an essential service and our staff will carry on our duties as normal and as expected at all four fire stations. If you should ever need us – we’re just a phone call away. Please be safe and stay healthy! #OneTownOneTeam #COVID19