COVID-19 INFORMATION

Modified Phase 3.0 Effective November 25, 2020



North Carolina Extended Phase 3.0 will be effective November 25th, 2020 at 5 pm.  Executive Order 180 defines details of Phase 3.0.  The Town of Fuquay-Varina is asking residents to comply with Executive Order 180.  If you have concerns about someone in the community NOT complying with Executive Order 180, please contact Wake County.

The following may help: FAQ on EO 180.

What are the major changes under this Order?
Under this Order: 
  • A face covering will now be required in all indoor settings if there are non-household members present, regardless of the distance away. 
  • In indoor gyms and fitness facilities, face coverings are now required when people are exercising.  
  • In restaurants, guests are required to wear face coverings at their table unless they are actively eating or drinking.
  • Retail business locations with more than 15,000 square feet of interior space must have a worker, at each entrance open to the public, who is responsible for enforcing the executive orders’ face covering and emergency maximum occupancy requirements.
Commonly Asked Questions About Town Facilities during COVID

Are playgrounds open?
  • All Town playgrounds are open.  We encourage you to practice social distancing, to wash/sanitize hands and follow all CDC guidelines.
Are restroom facilities open at parks?
  • All restroom facilities at parks are open on their normal schedule with enhanced cleaning.  Please note that some park restroom facilities “normal schedule” is to open when scheduled activities are taking place, and that parks are open from dawn to dusk with the exception of approved programming under lights. 
Is the Fitness Room open?
  • The Fitness Room located at the Fuquay-Varina Community Center is open with limited capacity as outlined by NCDHHS guidelines.  Those using the Exercise Room will be required to social distance, wear a face covering. Town staff will be practicing enhanced cleaning procedures, and patrons are required to wipe down fitness equipment before and after use. Patrons should not visit the Community Center if experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, have had recent exposure to COVID-19, or while awaiting COVID test results.

What remains closed?

  • The Splash Pad will remain closed.  
  • The Outdoor Basketball Court will remain closed.  The Town is not allowing any competitive contact sports at our facilities at this time.

General Information:

  • Children five years and older must wear masks in public.
  • The limit on mass gatherings remains at 10 individuals indoors and 50 individuals outdoors.

Reminders:

High-Risk Individuals are Encouraged to Stay at Home – people over the age of 65 or older and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions.

Social Distancing Recommendations

  • Maintain a distance of at least six (6) feet
  • Carry and use hand sanitizer
  • Wash hands
For more information, please consult the FAQ on EO 180.

Earlier Phases


Fuquay-Varina Town Hall is open for the following services: Utility Business, Permitting Business, and Planning submittals only.

Residents who visit Town Hall will be asked to adhere to social distancing requirements of 6 feet in distance (marked in our lobby) and wearing a mask.  Customers will be asked a series of CDC recommended screening questions prior to entering our lobby.  For the safety of our staff and guests visiting the lobby, our staff will wear personal protective gear. All town facilities will continue to be disinfected on a regular basis.  Public hours at this facility will be Monday-Friday from 8 AM – 5 PM  Although walk-in customers are accepted, the Town highly encourages residents to continue to utilize our online services and the utility payment drop box located directly behind Town Hall on E. Jones Street. 

The  following facilities are open to the public consistent with CDC and NC DHHS guidelines:

  • Fuquay-Varina Arts Center*
  • Fuquay-Varina Community Center (Monday-Friday 8 AM – 5 PM)*
  • Limited programming at the Fuquay-Varina Community Center, Fuquay-Varina Parks Facilities, and the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center. All participation will require preregistration.
  • Fuquay-Varina Dog Park
  • Picnic Shelters (Provided 6 foot social distancing can be maintained between individuals not in the same household.)
  • Greenways and tennis courts

* Customers visiting these facilities will be asked to adhere to social distancing requirements of 6 feet in distance (marked in our lobby) and wearing a mask.  Customers will be asked a series of CDC recommended screening questions prior to entering the lobby. Only participants attending a registered class or program will be permitted to enter the facility past the lobby. The Town will be following NC DHHS guidelines for physical distancing and disinfection practices within these facilities. The gymnasium and indoor fitness programs remain closed at this time. No rentals will be permitted in either facility until further notice.

Youth Sports


The Town will host a youth sports program this fall with modified play and a abridged schedule.  There will be no end of season tournaments and CDC guidelines and social distancing will be enforced.  Spectators will also have to follow social distancing rules when on town property. Check Youth Sports for more information.

Events

The following events have been canceled or postponed, however, several holiday activities have been planned that are family friendly, and socially distanced that provide holiday cheer.  Check the town's website for more information.

  • Annual Tree Lighting
  • Christmas Parade

Town Business Continues

 
Please check department landing pages on our website for how each department is handling work flow.  In many instances, there is an online solution.  Where an online solution is not available, our team is working to accommodate the needs of citizens and businesses. Here's a few ways that you can continue to conduct business with the Town and not have to come to a public facility.


Task Phone Online
General Questions 919-552-1400 Contact Us Form
Utility Questions 919-552-1404 Online Bill Pay
Parks Programming 919-552-1430 Online PRCR Registration
Arts Programming 919-567-3920 Online Arts Registration
Police Records   FVPD Crash Docs
Inspections Permits 919-552-1433 Permit Process
Plan Submittal 919-552-1429 Plan Submittal Process