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CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - APRIL 21: A general view of the Charlotte skyline during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on April 21, 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The city of Charlotte issued a Stay at Home Order on March 26, 2020 in order to further combat the spread of COVID-19 in the community. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Things are about to be changing. It is important to know these new rules coming our way. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that Phase 2 of his plan for reopening the state will start Friday at 5 p.m. The stay-at-home order has been lifted. Many rules are still in place.

The following places will open to limited capacities and with social distancing measures in effect:

  • Dine-in eating
  • Hair and nail salons, barbershops
  • Churches
  • Pools

The following places are still closed during Phase 2:

  • Bars
  • Nightclubs
  • Indoor entertainment venues
  • Public playgrounds
  • Gyms

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