Here's what residents need to know about the new Stay at Home Order for parts of Forsyth County that goes into effect at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 27.
Due to COVID-19 and potential risk of exposure, all Forsyth County Parks and Recreation playgrounds are closed.
Effective Thursday, March 26, due to concerns with COVID-19, the Forsyth County Board of Elections will be closed to the public until further notice. The office will continue to serve the public online and by phone, email, mail and fax.
The COVID-19 pandemic has many residents seeking out information about the virus and how they can assist our county’s response efforts. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management has compiled the following list of reputable organizations that can provide trustworthy information.
In order to practice social distancing, beginning on Tuesday, March 24, the Forsyth Humane Society is requiring appointments for all transactions, and licensing payments to Animal Services should be made by mail.
Shannon Hutchins has been promoted to human resources director for Forsyth County Government. She's worked for the county for the last 20 years and will assume her new position on March 21.