Cary is currently under a State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most public-facing and staffed facilities are closed to the public, including Town Hall. All playgrounds are closed but greenways, parks, and park restrooms remain open at this time. Some services have been canceled or are limited. Learn more.

COVID-19: Information for Citizens

Last updated May 22, 2020

Current Status

The Town of Cary is under a State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The State of North Carolina has entered Governor Cooper's Safer at Home Phase 2, which eases some of the restrictions put forth in the Stay at Home order issued in April. Some restrictions to occupancy, gathering size, and business operations are in effect for the duration of this phase.

Cary Town Hall and all other staffed facilities, with the exception of the Citizen’s Convenience Center, are closed to the public. Cary programs and events have been canceled through the end of May. Summer camps have been canceled through July 3.

What We’re Asking of Citizens

  • Stay at home. Please only travel away from your home for essential needs.
  • Reserve calls to 911 for imminent threats to people or property. 
  • Maintain social distancing of six feet from other people when possible, as recommended by the CDC.
  • Always follow best practices for good personal hygiene such as hand-washing.
  • Whenever possible, stay home if you’re sick, and as always, take care of each other in every situation.

 Recent Town of Cary News Releases

Traffic Alert: Brooks Park Lane Closure in Thomas Brooks Park

Post Date:05/21/2020 3:51 PM
  • Brooks Park Lane within Thomas Brooks Park will be closed to through traffic from Tuesday, May 26 until Friday, May 29 to allow for construction of ADA sidewalk and ramps.
  • The road will be closed for the entirety of the work period; road closure and detour signage will be posted.
  • The parking lot adjacent to Soccer Field 1 will be closed. Visitors can use the softball field lot and pathway to access Soccer Field 1.

Primary Contacts

If you have specific questions about Town services or operations, dial 311 anywhere in Cary, (919) 469-4000 outside town limits, or email


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Contact Information

Town of Cary
Phone: Dial 311 within Cary limits or (919) 469-4000

Wake County
Phone: (919) 856-7044