County offices to close to public

Published 11:17 am Saturday, March 21, 2020

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County Manager Andy Lucas released the following statement Friday:

Please note County offices will close to the public effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

The County is actively monitoring the COVID-19 emergency, and has made the decision to close access to most facilities and offices to help mitigate the community spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

All offices will continue to operate and provide services. County employees will continue to access their respective facilities and continue their job functions.

Utility customers will be able to contact customer service representatives by phone at 704-986-3686.

Further, customers will be able to make payments at the drop box adjacent to the Utilities office at the Stanly Commons or online at:

The Stanly County Courthouse will remain open. However, access to the Register of Deeds Office and the Tax Office will be limited, but essential services such as deed recording, deed certifications and other recordings and licenses that are need to maintain business continuity and commerce will be available. Attorneys and others requiring assistance from the Tax Office or Register of Deeds are encouraged to call these offices prior to visiting these offices in person.

The Health Department clinic will remain open for public access. Citizens requiring health care services at the Health Department will access services on the north side of the Commons facility (back side of the facility facing the 2nd Street laundry and car wash).

All solid waste convenience sites will remain open to the public.

For more information regarding the COVID-19 public health emergency please visit the following site:

If you have general question or specific service needs please do not hesitate to call the County
Manager’s Office at 704-986-3600.

Stanly County will continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and make adjustments to our programs, services and facility access based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the NC Department of Health & Human Services. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but the County remains committed to continuing to serve the public via email, phone and our various on-line services.

Your patience is greatly appreciated during this challenging time, and we encourage all citizens to take the CDC’s guidance seriously to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.