Important Updates:

Call the Community Information Line at 919-463-7065 or email with non-emergency questions about issues specific to the Town of Morrisville.  Visit here for information about Safer At Home Phase 2.

Visit here for the latest information about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

COVID-19 Updates

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Cancelations, closings, delays and resources

Town leaders are continuously monitoring the situations in coordination with Wake County Public Health Division, the lead agency for guidance as it relates to the coronavirus and in coordination with neighboring jurisdictions.  

Know Who to Call: Wake County Public Health is the lead agency for this event.  If you have specific questions related to your health and COVID-19, please call (919) 856-7044 or email at
Steps We are Taking: The safety and welfare of our community and staff is paramount during this event. The Town has implemented efforts to reduce our exposure footprint where reasonably practical and institute healthy protocols throughout while continuing to sustain core services.

Beginning May 22 at 5 p.m. the Town of Morrisville will transition to Phase 2 of its plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions.

Latest Cancelations, Closings and Delays (updated 5/8/2020):

Re-Connect Morrisville

The Town of Morrisville has devised a sensible plan to gradually re-open over three phases to minimize viral spread while allowing businesses to operate in a safe manner. The plan is subject to change depending on updated guidance from Wake County Public Health and the State of North Carolina.

Phase 2 -May 22

  • Town Council meetings will include a combination of remote and in-person participation from council members and staff. In-person attendance will be limited to 10 people. This will be re-evaluated in two weeks.
  • Park rentals resume, with observance of current guidelines
  • July 3 fireworks cancelled; Town considering possible virtual alternatives
  • July 4 Independence Day Pancake Breakfast cancelled
  • Playgrounds and fitness stations at Town parks remain closed
  • Athletics & Senior programming remain suspended

Phase 3 -  (Anticipated to be June 26)

  • Town staff returns to regular operations on June 26
  • In-person meetings possible with social distancing
  • Morrisville Aquatics and Fitness Center re-opens in July with limited schedule
  • Senior programming will be re-evaluated

If there is a spike in infections, tightening of restrictions may be needed temporarily.


  • Town events have been canceled or postponed through May 22.  The Easter Egg Hunt is canceled and the Vendor Blender will be rescheduled to a later date.
  • SpringFest has been postponed.
  • Spring Youth and Junior athletics have been cancelled. Participants who registered for the following sports will receive a refund:
    • Youth Baseball
    • Youth Soccer
    • Youth Volleyball
    • Junior Basketball
    • Junior Volleyball

Inspections: Effective Monday, March 23, the Town of Morrisville Inspections Department is indefinitely amending their inspections process in an effort to limit exposure to the COVID-19 virus.  The inspections process change will be as follows:

  • At this time, Inspections staff will temporarily suspend conducting in-person inspections of change-outs in occupied residential homes.
  • Staff will maintain a contact list of permits with suspended inspections and will reach out to reschedule when it has been deemed appropriate to do so.
  • For applicants wishing to do so, HVAC change out (no gas) and other inspections identified in the NC DOI Guidance Paper may be conducted via Live Remote Inspections

Helpful Resources:

Phase 2 COVID-19 Ease of Restrictions FAQs

How Wake County Uses Data to Make Decisions

Wake County Public Health Division

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Frequently Asked Questions from CDC

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services