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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Update on Courts & Courthouse Operations (Updated July 13)

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Courts

On June 10, 2020 Chief Justice Harold D. Melton of the Georgia Supreme Court extended a statewide judicial emergency through August 11. The courts in Athens-Clarke County and the Western Judicial Circuit will continue to scale back court-related operation...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Mayor & Commission Approve Ordinance Requiring Face Covers in Public Places

Face Covers Required in Public Spaces

At the Regular Session meeting on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission unanimously approved an ordinance declaring a fifth state of local emergency related to coronavirus COVID-19. The declaration included a requirement for...

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Full Ordinance with Face Cover Requirement Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Governor's Order - June 29 - Reviving a Healthy Georgia

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Executive Order 06.29.02 continues to require social distancing, bans gatherings of more than 50 people unless there is six feet between each person, outlines mandatory criteria for businesses, and requires sheltering in place for those living in long-ter...

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PDF of Governor's Order of June 29 Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Georgia DPH Asks Residents to ‘Answer the Call’ in New Contact Tracing Video

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Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is releasing a new video explaining the state’s COVID-19 contact tracing efforts, asking residents to ‘answer the call’ if DPH reaches out.

YouTube Video Link: ...

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How Contact Tracing Works in Georgia (YouTube) Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Athens Community Organizations Launch Ready, Set, Go Safely Campaign

Ready Set Go Safely

As Georgia begins to reopen, Athens-Clarke County remains committed to the health and safety of residents, visitors, businesses, and employees as the community works together to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and safely reopen.

In order to provide a set o...

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Ready, Set, Go Safely Website Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Standing Order for Court Procedures During COVID-19 Judicial Emergency

Standing Order for Court Procedures During COVID-19 Judicial Emergency

In accordance with the Second Order Extending Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency entered on May 11, 2020, by the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Judges of the Juvenile, Magistrate, Municipal, Probate, State, and Superior Courts of the Western Judic...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Local Emergency Order for Unopened Take Out Alcohol Sales by On-Premises Licensed Establishments

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Finance

LOCAL EMERGENCY ORDER

WHEREAS, beginning in late 2019, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, SARS-CoV-2, emerged causing a novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, which has now become a worldwide pandemic; and

WHEREAS, the Governor of the State ...

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