Saturday 04 Apr 2020

State Of Emergency Ends In Wayne County, Shelters Close

The Wayne County Office of Emergency Services announces that as of 11 a.m., the Emergency Operations Center has de-activated. All shelter residents have returned to their homes and the shelters have been closed. The State of Emergency and curfew has also been lifted for Wayne County.

Staff continues to complete damage assessments across the county, but at this time impacts in Wayne County appear to be minimal.

County Manager Craig Honeycutt said, “I would like to thank our staff who served in the EOC, first responders, 911 telecommunicators, shelter staff, and our community partners for their dedication during this storm. The safety and well-being of all citizens is our number one priority, and we appreciate the cooperation of everyone in Wayne County during Hurricane Dorian.”

Emergency Management Coordinator Aaron Stryker added, “Everyone was very helpful and responsive throughout this storm. The County stands ready to respond to any storm, and Hurricane Dorian was no different.”

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