DPS Actions on COVID-19

Military service member giving a vaccine to a citizenIn early 2020, Gov. Roy Cooper tasked the N.C. Department of Public Safety's Emergency Management division to co-chair the state's Novel Coronavirus Task Force in partnership with the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. Coordinating with stakeholders and federal, state and local agencies, the task force prepared for COVID-19 infections in North Carolina and led the state's response to the virus. DPS and its divisions of Emergency Management, NC National Guard, Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, State Highway Patrol, and others have played key roles in supporting North Carolina's response to the global pandemic.

COVID-19 News Releases

COVID-19 Executive Orders

Check here to find Executive Orders and Frequently Asked Questions related to North Carolina's response to the coronavirus.