Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

N.C. Gen. Stat. 90-12.5

Summary Title

License Requirements can be Waived During Emergency


When an emergency declaration is in effect, the North Carolina Medical Board can waive licensure requirements for physicians and physician assistants.

Full Title

Disasters and emergencies

Full Text

In the event of an occurrence which the Governor of the State of North Carolina has declared a state of emergency, or in the event of an occurrence for which a county or municipality has enacted an ordinance to deal with states of emergency under G.S. 166A-19.31, or to protect the public health, safety, or welfare of its citizens under Article 22 of Chapter 130A of the General Statutes, G.S. 160A-174(a) or G.S. 153A-121(a), as applicable, the Board may waive the requirements of this Article in order to permit the provision of emergency health services to the public.