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City of Durham COVID-19 Guidelines & Service Updates
Durham City & County to End Mask Mandate Effective March 7; City Employees will Continue to Wear Masks through March 21
- The decision is based on current COVID-19 data and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance. Officials will continue to monitor the critical metrics in the coming weeks. View the full press release.
- City employees will continue to wear face coverings inside City facilities through March 21.
- According to federal and CDC guidelines, masks are still required in healthcare facilities and on all public transportation.
- Community members are encouraged to get vaccinated. Vaccines are free and widely available in Durham and across the state.
city services & Facilities
With the ongoing risks of COVID-19, community members are encouraged to access City services online.
In-Person Safety Guidelines:
- Through March 7, all visitors are required to wear face coverings inside City facilities for their protection and the protection of others. City employees will continue to wear masks through March 21.
- Signs will be placed at the entrance to City facilities and disposable face coverings and hand sanitizer will be available.
City Hall and public facilities are under normal operating hours:
Solid WasteTrash, Recycling, Yard Waste, Bulky Items
Waste Disposal Center
Water Billing & Water Services
Development Services Center (DSC)Planning & Inspection Services
Durham One Call
Durham Parks & Recreation (DPR)
Emergency Services - Fire, Police, 911
Meetings & Events