Update from Davie County Government COVID Testing Sites for January 2021 Free COVID testing will continue into the new year with a few changes. Beginning January 4, 2021, all testing will be held at the Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive in Mocksville. Testing will be available Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 6 PM. There will be no testing on January 18 due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Preregistration Instructions Preregistration for testing is online at https://www.ncdhhs.gov/ or by calling (877) 562-4850. For more information call 336-753-6540 or check https://www.ncdhhs.gov/TestingPlace.
There's a lot happening these days on the COVID front, particularly the long-anticipated release of the COVID-19 vaccine. The NCDHHS has created a COVID-19 vaccine website (available in Spanish), which is regularly updated and includes a lot of helpful information about who will get the vaccine when. A tested, safe and effective vaccine will be available soon to all who want it, but supplies will be limited at first. Independent state and federal public health advisory committees have determined that the best way to fight COVID-19 is to start first with vaccinations for those most at risk, reaching more people as [...]
It’s that time of year when our hearts particularly yearn to be with those we love. Sadly, the CDC recommends that gatherings with those outside your immediate family should be avoided this holiday season. However, if you do plan to get-together, NCDHHS has more detailed winter holiday guidance to keep you and others safe from COVID-19. Guidelines for Get-Togethers Any time people get together there is an increased risk of COVID-19 transmission. Whether you’re hosting or attending an event, here are 12 tips for gathering safely and preventing the spread of the virus. 1. Should you host or attend? [...]
Heading south on Main Street or east on Depot Street in downtown Mocksville, you can’t miss “The Running of the Horses,” the new, brightly colored mural adorning the side of the law offices of Martin & Van Hoy in Court Square. Municipalities across the country are investing in murals to beautify their downtowns, attract visitors, which increases dollars spent in the community, and boost community spirit. Mocksville is no exception. Commissioned by Mocksville Tourism, in partnership with Davie County Tourism, the 1200 sq ft mural, which took five weeks to complete, is a step forward for East Depot revitalization, [...]
As we enter into the Christmas season, I’d like to thank you for your efforts at social distancing, wearing a face covering, and avoiding gathering with people outside of your household. I know that it hasn’t been easy, particularly doing the holidays, but it has been heartening to see the way you have banded together to support each other during this challenging time. During the pandemic, the Town of Mocksville has adopted the State of North Carolina’s guidelines for slowing the spread of COVID-19. This will continue with Governor Cooper’s modified stay at home/early closure order issued earlier this week after [...]
Meet with the Commissioners and Town Representatives Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. and join us in a discussion-based session with our County Commissioners and Town Representatives. This will be a time to ask all of your questions, voice suggestions, concerns, or praises. We would like to invite all of our participants to join us via Zoom, phone (toll number), or, for those without internet, join us in our parking lot for a radio broadcast of this program. Open to all 55 and over. Contact Senior Services at 336-753-6230 to sign up for this event and let us know if [...]
Governor Roy Cooper’s latest effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 is a “modified stay at home/early closure” order that will act as a statewide curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Executive Order No. 181 goes into effect at 5 p.m. Friday and lasts through at least Jan. 8. The order requires restaurants, bars, entertainment venues, personal care businesses, and others to end all on-premises services at 10 p.m. Take-out, delivery, drive-thru, and curbside services are permitted during the curfew hours. The order also stops on-premises alcohol sales at 9 p.m., whether at a bar, restaurant, or by a vendor. [...]
Free drive-thru testing for COVID-19 will continue through December at the Davie County Community Park and Smith Grove Community Center. Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive, Mocksville, NC Mondays: December 7, 14, and 21 9 AM – 6 PM Tuesdays: December 1, 8 ,15, 22, and 29 9 AM – 6 PM Wednesdays: December 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 9 AM – 6 PM Testing will occur in the parking lot closest to Hwy 601/Salisbury Road. Smith Grove Community Center, 4177 US Hwy 158, Advance, NC Thursdays: December 3, 10, and 17 9 AM – 5 PM Fridays: [...]
Celebrate the holidays in charming historic downtown Mocksville! Come dine, shop, and play all through the season with your family and friends. There's something for everyone, so dress warm and come on down!Holiday Pop-Up Market - December 3Let's kick off the holiday season with a pop-up market! The fabulous farmers, producers, and crafters from the Mocksville Farmers Market will have their very best for your holiday shopping! Join us from 3 - 5:30 p.m. at Junker's Mill Outdoor Theater, 105 S. Salisbury Street.Ice Sculptures in the Park & Treasures for Christmas - December 12You will be in awe as Chef Al [...]
The restrooms at Rich Park will be closed for the winter effective Monday, November 30. The heated restroom near Shelter 1 will remain unlocked for walkers and others enjoying the park. Shelter 1 is located next to the playground and across the road from the walking trails. Visit the Rich Park page on the website for more information.