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Reopening Safely


In Elizabeth City, the well-being of residents and visitors is our top priority. The City and local businesses are following proper reopening guidelines to ensure the health and safety of locals and visitors alike. 

Visit Elizabeth City encourages all businesses and patrons to take mutual responsibility for the public health and safety of others by taking the Count On Me NC Pledge. We’ve curated this page as a snapshot of what travelers can expect when visiting the Elizabeth City and Pasquotank County areas. Together, we can travel responsibly. 

As of October 2, North Carolina is in Phase 3 which mandates the use of face masks/coverings by staff and visitors when in public spaces.

For business partner information and resources, please go to our reopening guidelines.


Support Count On Me NC Businesses

The following businesses and organizations have taken the extra step to become Count On Me NC certified, meaning they’ve completed count on me nc logoadditional training on enhanced sanitation, “contactless” processes, and other public safety measures. 

Andy's Pancake and Steakhouse

Arts of the Albemarle

Belcross Bake Shoppe

Big Boss Burritos

Big Daddy's Pizza


Circle II Restaurant

Colonial Cafe

Comfort Inn

Eclectic Jewelry

Flour Girls Cafe & Bakery

Hungry Panda


Kinderdance by Zaribel

La Tiendita

Montero's Restaurant

Muddy Waters Coffeehouse

Museum of the Albemarle

Page After Page Bookstore

Paradiso Roma Ristorante

Port Discover

The SweetEasy

The Villa Restaurant

Visit Elizabeth City


Elizabeth City's restaurants, shops, and activities are working hard to stay safe - and to keep their customers safe - during this unprecedented time.


Public Health & Safety Measures


couple downtown wearing facemasks•    Requiring the use of face coverings for employees and guests when in public spaces
•    Implementing new, enhanced cleaning procedures
•    Posting signage and reminders about social distancing


•    Requiring the use of face coverings for employees and guests
•    Limiting occupancy to 50%
•    Increasing outdoor seating spaces
•    Continuing take-out and curbside services
•    Limiting and arranging tables to allow for social distancing


•    Requiring the use of face coverings for employees and guests
•    Limiting occupancy to 50%
•    Posting signage and reminders about social distancing
•    Frequent sanitation of high-traffic areas
•    Implementing “one way” signage for entries and exits

What Can I Do?

You can travel responsibly by practicing the 3 Ws: Wear, Wash, Wait

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With safe travels in mind, don't forget to have fun! Visit us and see why we love our E-City!

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