Atlanta-Area Restaurant Delivers 500 Meals To Healthcare Workers During Coronavirus CrisisAtlanta-area restaurant delivered 500 meals to local healthcare workers during the coronavirus crisis with funds raised by real estate and construction companies.
BREAKING: Ga. COVID-19 Deaths At 87, Confirmed Cases Exceed 2,800According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, 87 people in Georgia have now died from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition, confirmed cases of the virus are now at 2,800, as of noon on March 30.
COVID-19: Southwest Airlines Instagram Post Salutes Atlanta Healthcare Workers Headed To New YorkIn an Instagram post, a Southwest Airlines photo captures a dozen Atlanta area medical workers, on a flight to New York to help with the epic and ever-growing crisis there last Friday.
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COVID-19 Impacts: List Of Companies That Won’t Disconnect Your Service For NowSeveral companies have no immediate plans to disconnect services, as people struggle to make ends meet during the coronavirus pandemic.
UPDATED: Store Hours In The Atlanta Area, Senior Shopping In Response To The CoronavirusSeveral stores have adjusted their hours and are offering a special time for seniors to shop.
Atlanta Mayor Issues 14-Day Stay At Home Order In Response To COVID-19Following Governor Brian Kemp's executive shelter in place order yesterday for "medically fragile" residents, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued a 14-day stay at home order late Monday night.
Gov. Kemp Issues Exec. Shelter-In-Place Order For Certain Individuals, Closes All Bars And RestaurantsA shelter-in-place will go into effect at noon on March 24 for individuals considered to have an increased risk of contracting COVID-19, Governor Brian Kemp announced in a press conference today.
Atlanta Grocery Stores: Plenty Of Food, But Where Is The Toilet Paper?Ask most grocery store managers or employees, and they’ll tell you they’re stocking the shelves as fast as they can. But when you look around, most would agree you see empty shelves, particularly where the paper goods, disinfectant spray and wipes and hand sanitizer would normally be.
Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Announces Nearly $5.4 Million for COVID-19 Relief EffortsThe Foundation will grant $5 million to the Greater Atlanta COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund established by United Way of Greater Atlanta and Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.
MARTA Among Transit Agencies Urging Congress To Provide Immediate Financial Assistance“Ridership is down significantly, by 40 to 60 percent. Businesses are closed, and people are staying home and not spending money. With decreased farebox and sales tax revenue, we will be unable to sustain full bus, rail, and paratransit service for those customers who rely on us,” said MARTA General Manager and CEO Jeffrey Parker.