COVID-19: Atlanta Mayor Posts Message For Those Not Social DistancingMalls and businesses in the Atlanta are are opening, but some officials, like Mayor Keisha Bottoms, have said the openings aren't meant to be a green light to abandon social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: Georgia's Shelter In Place Expires For Most Tonight, Continues For 'Medically Fragile'Governor Brian Kemp's Executive Order to shelter in place ends on April 30, 2020, but continues for the medically fragile and elderly.
BREAKING: COVID-19: Gov. Kemp Extends Statewide Shelter In Place Through April 30Governor Brian Kemp said in a press conference he is now extending the executive order to shelter in place in Georgia from April 13 to April 30 in response to COVID-19.
'Reckless Mandate;' Tybee Island Mayor Assails Governor's Decision To Reopen The State's BeachesIn an effort to curb the coronavirus, the city council voted to close the beaches March 20. The town's good intentions were upended on Thursday when Gov. Brian P. Kemp issued a statewide shelter-in-place executive order which supersedes all local orders relating to coronavirus -- and also opened up the state's beaches.
COVID-19: Georgia Issues Executive Order Authorizing Sheriffs To Enforce Business ClosuresHours before the statewide shelter in place takes effect, Governor Brian Kemp issued an executive order deputizing sheriffs, giving them the authority to enforce business closures.
COVID-19 in Georgia: What Gov. Kemp's Statewide Shelter In Place Order Means For YouGeorgia's executive shelter in place order breaks down allowable and prohibited activities while the order is in effect.
COVID-19: Fulton County Residents Ordered To Shelter In PlaceThe Fulton County Board of Health issued an administrative order requiring residents to stay at home, with the exception of those who provide or receive essential services or work for essential businesses.
Coronavirus: DeKalb Co. CEO Issues Shelter-In-Place Executive OrderDeKalb County's shelter-in-place will take effect March 28, in accordance with CEO Michael Thurmond's executive order.
COVID-19: Gwinnett County And All 16 Gwinnett Cities Issue Stay At Home OrdersGwinnett County and all of its cities are now under orders to shelter in place in response to COVID-19.
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.