Coronavirus Update

 

September 4, 2020:

In accordance with Governor Roy Cooper’s phase 2.5 plan, the following changes to Havelock city services and recreation areas will take place starting Friday, September 4 at 5:00pm.

  • City Hall will be open to walk-in traffic.  Approved face coverings (masks) and social distancing will be required. Services still available by phone.
  • Park playgrounds and bathrooms will be open for public use.
  • Beginning Tuesday, September 8, the  Tourist & Event Center will be able to schedule events with up to 20 patrons.  They will accept visitor traffic by appointment only. Call 252-444-4348 to schedule an appointment.
  • The Recreation Center and Senior Center will remain closed until further notice.

 

July 14, 2020:

In order to further protect members of our community from the COVID-19 virus, and slow its spread, City of Havelock is temporarily closing City Hall to the public. This is a precautionary measure and effective July 14, 2020. Members of the public are encouraged to continue to conduct business online or by phone.

 

Jun 15, 2020:

Effective Monday, June 15th at 8:00 AM, City Hall will be open to the public during normal scheduled business hours. The City asks all citizens who enter a City facility to wear a face covering for their own protection and for the protection of the City’s employees. Employees who work directly with the public will be placed behind a counter top shield and will also wear face coverings. Members of the public are encouraged to continue to conduct business online or by phone.

June 6, 2020:

In keeping with the Governor’s Safer At Home Phase 2 guidelines, the City of Havelock is re-opening City Hall to the public with limited access and COVID-19 precautions. Havelock City Hall will open to the public starting on June 8, by appointment only. Our normal hours are tentatively scheduled to resume at City Hall on June 15. The Senior Center and Recreation Center will remain closed to the public, but will be reevaluated as conditions change. The City is following the Secretary of NC DHHS recommendation to practice the 3 Ws; wear a cloth face covering, wait 6 ft apart and avoid close contact, and wash your hands often. The City asks all citizens who enter a city facility to wear a face covering for their own protection and for the protection of the City’s employees. Employees who work directly with the public will be placed behind a countertop shield and will also wear face coverings. Members of the public are encouraged to continue to conduct business on-line; and as a reminder, City staff is still available to provide assistance by phone.

May 11, 2020:

Mayor Will Lewis has rescinded the prohibition against short-term rental operations within the City of Havelock, effective at 8:00 a.m. on May 11, 2020.

Short Term Rentals - Rescinding Prohibition 2020

April 6, 2020: 

Please, be advised that Mayor Will Lewis has amended the City of Havelock’s COVID-19 State of Emergency Proclamation to prohibit short-term rentals within the City, effective this the 6th day of April, 2020. This order is to further protect our community from an accelerated spread of COVID-19. The City’s State of Emergency, to include this additional restriction, will continue until cancelled or rescinded. Click on the following link to view the proclamation:

COVID-19 Amending Sate of Emeregncy Proclamation

March 13, 2020:

The City of Havelock is instituting a series of precautionary measures to minimize the spread of COVID-19. The intent of these measures is to minimize exposure to citizens and city employees, while continuing to provide uninterrupted critical services. Daily updates regarding city facilities, services, and functions can be found on the City of Havelock Facebook page and this page.

The Egg Hunt and Spring Movie in the Park are, also, cancelled.

COVID-19 Emergency Proclamation