Amy Scott Galey, Chair of the Alamance Board of Commissioners, declared a local State of Emergency for Alamance County effective today, April 13, 2020, at 5:00pm. This was in response to the tornado that touched down in the southern part of the county earlier today.

A state of emergency allows the County to coordinate and request additional emergency supplies and resources to mitigate the impact of the tornado damage.

In addition, Chair Galey amended the COVID-19 Alamance County State of Emergency effective today, April 13, 2020 at 12pm. This amended declaration shall remain in effect for five additional days unless further modified or rescinded.

For general Coronavirus (COVID-19) questions or information regarding the County’s response, please call the County COVID-19 Call Center at 336-290-0361 which is open from 8am to 7pm. For updated COVID-19 Alamance County program or event cancellations or changes, please visit

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