Gastonia Farmer’s Market Closed This Weekend After COVID-19 Case

GASTONIA, N.C. – The Gastonia Farmer’s Market and the Gaston County Department of Health & Human Services are informing the public of a positive COVID-19 case involving a vendor working at the Gastonia Farmer’s Market on Saturday, Oct 10th and Tuesday Oct 13th.

Anyone who visited the market on these days is encouraged to monitor their symptoms and seek testing if needed.

You can find local testing opportunities by visiting or by calling the local Coronavirus Hotline at (704) 862-5303.

Gastonia Farmer’s Market and Gaston DHHS are working closely together to notify potential close contacts and monitor the situation.

Because of the potential exposure to the public and inability to identify all close contacts, the public is being notified so they can assess their own risk and take appropriate actions.

To allow time for contact tracing and public notification, the Gastonia Farmer’s Market will close from Saturday, Oct 17th – Thursday, Oct 22nd and reopen on Saturday, Oct 24th.

If you have questions about your potential exposure, please reach out to the Coronavirus Call Center at (704) 862-5303.