Governor Roy Cooper ordered all U.S. and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until sunset Monday, May 16, 2022 in memory of the one million American lives lost to COVID-19 and their loved ones left behind.
Statement from Governor Roy Cooper:
“We mourn the one million Americans we have lost to this cruel virus. Our condolences and prayers are with their families, friends and communities.”
Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties and other government subdivisions are also encouraged to fly flags at half-staff for the duration of time indicated.
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