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The City of Hendersonville and Henderson County are currently under the following State Order: 

Modified Stay at Home Order (until at least February 28, 2021)

Executive Order 189 |190 | 191

North Carolina COVID-19 Updates

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The City of Hendersonville, in partnership with Henderson County, Henderson County Department of Public Health, and Henderson County Emergency Management, has been monitoring Coronavirus (COVID-19) since it was first announced as a potential threat. The health and safety of our community is our highest priority. The City is always working to ensure the continuity of government so that critical services continue without interruption.

North Carolina Coronavirus Information Hotline: (866) 462-3821


COVID-19 North Carolina Data Dashboard

Vaccine Information

General COVID-19 Public Health Information

If you have specific questions related to your health and COVID-19, contact your primary health care provider or call the following:

North Carolina Coronavirus Information Hotline: (866) 462-3821

The City of Hendersonville follows the guidance of agencies that monitor public health, as it relates to the coronavirus and any other major public health issue. These include the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and the Henderson County Department of Public Health.

Additional CDC Guidance to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that are used often, such as cellphones, door knobs, and light switches.
  • Wear a cloth face covering when social distancing is difficult
  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow or cover your nose and mouth with a tissue.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • If you do become sick, stay home, and limit contact with others in your home as much as possible. 

Public Health Resources

Henderson County Department of Public Health      

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control

Henderson County Emergency Management

Pardee Health



Facility Closures / Restrictions

The City Hall lobby is open to the public for accessing Customer Service, utility payment window, and Hendersonville Police Department services. For business at other City facilities, individuals should contact the appropriate department or staff member to make an appointment.

 Customer Service

  • Customers can pay bills online 
  • Pay by phone by calling Customer Service at (828) 697-3052
  • Mail payment to 160 Sixth Avenue E. Hendersonville, NC 28792
  • Payment drop boxes available in the City Hall parking lot and lobby
  • Payment window in the lobby is open and customer service representatives can process payments, applications, and transfers from the payment window

City of Hendersonville parks and greenway trails are open, provided visitors comply with social distancing requirements. Visitors should remain at least 6 feet away from others and all gatherings more than 50 people are prohibited. Please practice social distancing when using basketball courts, playgrounds, tennis courts, pavilions, skate park, and dog park amenities. 

All non-essential visits, including tours and facility visits, to City of Hendersonville facilities have been suspended.

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Public Meetings

Virtual Meeting Participation Guide

Meeting Cancelations and Postponements will be posted to the City’s Event Calendar.


Community Resources

United Way Call 2-1-1 for COVID-19 Assistance

Henderson County Food Pantries

COVID-19 City of Hendersonville Story Map

Henderson County COVID-19 Response Fund

Emergency Resources provided by the YMCA


Henderson County Public Schools provides up-to-date student meal information and Learn from Home details


Henderson County Public School Student Meal Information

Henderson County Food Pantries

Community Meal Site List is provided by the Henderson County Education Foundation

Visit to find free meals for kids or Text FOODNC to 877-877

Hendersonville Restaurants Offering Carry-Out Food Service


Council on Aging for Henderson County

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Información en Español

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Business Resources


Henderson County Chamber of Commerce

U.S. Small Business Administration

Coronavirus Emergency Loans Guide

Reopening a Building Safety Checklist (NFPA)

Reopening a Building Water System Information (CDC)


Visit VolunteerHendo to find ways in which you can help our community

Other Links

11/9/20 - NCDHHS guidance for Thanksgiving and Black Friday

11/9/20 - Drive-thru flu vaccines on November 17

10/29/20 - The Way Forward - Weekly Messages from the Henderson County Health Department

10/22/20 - Henderson County Flu Vaccine Information

10/21/20 - NC Remains Paused in Phase 3

10/5/20 - Health Department Flu Vaccination Clinic

10/1/20 - CDC COVID-19 Halloween Safety Information

9/30/20 - NC to move into Phase 3 on October 2 at 5pm

9/1/20 - Customers with overdue bills must sign up for COVID-19 Temporary Payment Plan by September 30 to avoid late fees or disconnection

9/1/20 - Phase 2.5 Easing of Restrictions Begins on September 4

8/31/20 - Governor Cooper Extends 11 pm Alcohol Curfew Through October 2

8/27/20 - COVID-19 Walk-In Testing Site - August 29

8/10/20 - COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site - August 15

8/4/20 - COVID-19 Testing Site for Henderson County - August 9 

7/30/20 - Utility Payment Plan following the expiration of Executive Order 142

7/28/20 - Executive Order 153 (No alcohol sales after 11pm) 

7/24/20 - COVID-19 Henderson County Testing Site - August 1

7/20/20 - Henderson County Public Schools Return to Learn Plan C

7/16/20 - COVID-19 Henderson County Testing Site - July 21

7/14/20 - Governor Cooper Extends Phase 2 to August 7

7/9/20 - COVID-19 Henderson County Testing Site - July 14

6/30/20 - NCDHHS Guidance on Face Coverings

6/26/20 - COVID-19 Henderson County Testing Sites on June 30 & July 7

6/24/20 - North Carolina Pauses in Safer At Home Phase 2, Adds Statewide Requirement for Face Coverings

6/24/20 - Phase 2 FAQs

6/19/20 - Henderson County COVID-19 Testing Site Update

6/9/20 - Testing site at Boys & Girls Club

5/24/20 - Henderson County COVID-19 Testing Site

5/20/20 - Additional Guidance for Various Businesses Phase 2

5/20/20 - FAQ on Phase 2

5/20/20 - Executive Order 141 (Phase 2) Effective May 22 at 5pm

5/11/20 - Payment Window in City Hall Lobby reopens to customers

5/8/20 - Henderson County  Terminates County State of Emergency

5/4/20 - FAQ on Executive Order 138 (Phase 1)

5/4/20 - Executive Order 138 (Phase 1) - Modified Stay at Home Order Effective May 8 at 5pm

5/1/20 - City of Hendersonville update from Mayor Volk

4/28/20 - Henderson County Video Update on COVID-19

4/24/20 - Henderson County Releases New COVID-19 Dashboard

4/23/20 - NC Stay At Home Order Extended Until May 8

4/21/20 - Henderson County Video Update on COVID-19

4/15/20 - COVID-19 Q&A from Henderson County

4/15/20 - Henderson County Video Update on COVID-19

4/9/20 - Executive Order 131 tightens restrictions on essential business operating guidelines 

4/9/20 - COVID-19 Q&A from Henderson County Health Department

4/7/20 - Henderson County Video Update on COVID-19

4/3/20 - Henderson County Reports First Coronavirus Death

4/3/20 - Additional State Guidance for Essential Businesses

3/31/20 - Henderson County Puts Restrictions on Travelers from COVID-19 Hot Spots

3/27/20 - Additional State Guidance & FAQs on NC Stay At Home Order

3/27/20 - Executive Order 121  - Statewide Stay At Home Order Effective March 30 at 5pm

3/27/20 - Henderson County Adopts Stay At Home Order Effective March 28 at Noon

3/25/20 - Hendersonville City Hall Closes to the Public

3/24/20 - Henderson County Announcement - Critical things we can all to do stop the spread of COVID-19

3/23/20 - Executive Order 120 closes K-12 public school through May 15, bans mass gatherings over 50 people, closes some entertainment businesses, exercise facilities, salons.

3/23/20 - Playgrounds & Pavilions, Operations Center, Development Assistance & Downtown Program Offices Closed

3/22/20 - Visit the HCDPH website for daily Henderson County COVID-19 Case Updates

3/21/20 - Henderson County's First Confirmed Case of COVID-19

3/20/20 - Local Bar & Restaurant Guidance Executive Order 118

3/19/20 - & Curbside Pickup Parking

3/17//20 - Executive Order 118 - Closes Dine-In Service / Unemployment Benefits Widely Available

3/16/20 - Facility Restrictions & Cancellations

3/16/20 - City Suspends Disconnects Amid COVID-19

3/14/20 - Executive Order 117 - Prohibiting Mass Gatherings / School Closure

3/14/20 - Henderson County State of Emergency Declaration



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