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Get out your calendar because Davie County Senior Services has a multitude of fun activities scheduled for the month of May. From car bingo to a Mother’s Day event, to computer and cell phone basics classes, Senior Services has plenty to keep you busy. Click here for a full list of upcoming activities. Stay Up-to-Date with Their Online Calendars A current calendar is posted on the Davie County Senior Services Facebook page and website. Be sure to like and share the Facebook page to let others know about everything happening at Senior Services! Sign Up for Notifications You can now subscribe [...]
PROCLAMATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR DAVIE COUNTYWhereas, pursuant to the authority granted to North Carolina counties under the North Carolina Emergency Management Act (Article 1 of Chapter 166A and Article 36A, Chapter 14 of the North Carolina General Statutes), which sets forth the authority and responsibility of the Governor, State agencies, and local governments in prevention of, preparation for, response to, and recovery from natural or man-made emergencies; and also pursuant to authority granted by the Davie County Code of Ordinances, this Proclamation/Declaration is hereby made; andWhereas, the North Carolina Emergency Management Act (Article 1 of Chapter 166A and Article [...]
Davie County seniors are invited to “meet” with Davie County Commissioners and town representatives from Bermuda Run, Cooleemee, and Mocksville on Thursday, January 21st, at 1:00 p.m. Anyone over the age of 55 is invited to join in via Zoom, phone (toll-free number), or parking lot radio. This will be a time to ask all of your questions plus voice suggestions, concerns, or praises. Contact Davie County Senior Services at 336-753-6230 to sign up for this event and let them know if you will be attending via parking lot or Zoom. Senior Services Planning Eventful 2021! This is just one of [...]
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? [...]
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 [...]
The State of Emergency Proclamation/Declaration issued by Davie County Government has been modified and updated in response to the increase in cases locally. The changes in this declaration from the previous one relate to local government meetings.Additional information related to COVID-19, can be found at the locations listed below:For Davie County Health and Human Services COVID-19 data updates and more important information, please click here.Davie County Government continues to provide services to residents. Current conditions do require that we adapt and do things differently. To see a listing of county departments and how they are operating given COVID-19 concerns, please click here.A COVID-19 [...]
The Davie County Board of Commissioners met on November 18, 2020, and named David Bone as the new county manager. Bone currently serves as county manager in Martin County, NC (population of 22,671), a position he has held since 2011. Bone has served a total of 18 years as a local government manager, having also served as the town manager in Wendell, Elizabethtown, and Chadbourn, NC. The County conducted an extensive search with the assistance of Developmental Associates to recruit and intensively screen applicants based on attributes desired by the county commissioners. Ultimately, the board of commissioners interviewed several finalists and [...]