CMPD says people seem to be following ‘stay at home’ order on first day

What does Mecklenburg County's 'stay at home order' mean for you?

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — Despite the stay at home order, some people could still be seen out and about.

Restaurants are still open for take-out; gas stations and grocery stores are open, but uptown Charlotte was a ghost town.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said people seem to be following the order and they haven’t had to issue any violations.

“We’re doing kind of the same thing we’ve been doing. Ordering groceries or delivery when we can find it and trying to stay inside but also active as much as possible,” said Brendan Paradis, a NoDa resident.

>>> In the video at the top of the page, Channel 9’s Mark Becker drives around Charlotte to see what’s changed since the first day of the stay-at-home order started and how people are taking the new order.

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