City of Durham COVID-19 News
Durham Mayor Issues Stay-At-Home Order Effective March 26 to April 30
In light of growing concerns regarding COVID-19, Mayor Steve Schewel has issued a Stay-at-Home Order
for all city residents to further help stop the spread of this virus. View the order and FAQ for specific details.
Curbside Yard Waste and Bulky Services Suspended Effective March 30
Curbside collection for yard waste and bulky items
are temporarily suspended to focus on garbage and recycling collection, which help to maintain the public health and safety of residents.
PARKDurham Modifies Operations
Starting March 26 at 6 p.m., PARKDurham
has modified its operations to comply with the Stay-at-Home Order. This includes changes to customer service, parking garage and lot operations, and parking enforcement.
Changes to 911 Calls for Service Due to COVID-19
To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Police Department has initiated new protocols for officers
who respond to 911 calls. Non-violent calls that only require an after-incident report will be taken over the phone.
Police Department Issues Fraud Alert – COVID-19 Testing Scam
The police department issues warning to neighbors after receiving a report involving a scam about COVID-19 testing in a Northern Durham neighborhood. Learn more and find fraud prevention tips