06 April 2020 – Press release reinforces the need to slow the spread of the virus

Type of Intervention: Press Release
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Health
Level of Jurisdiction: NC
Lead People/Agency: This is a DHHS announcement referencing a model constructed by state researchers

Overview: The press release identifies epidemiological modeling “affirms that the actions we take now will determine how this virus will impact North Carolina”; also “reinforces the need” for measures to slow the spread
Full details here: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/news/press-releases/north-carolina-covid-19-modeling-shows-social-distancing-necessary-slow-spread

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Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, RTI International, and others reinforced the need for limiting personal contact
Evidence/Justification: Model results