July 7, 2020

UPDATE: ACC Mask Ordinance Passes – ACC Commission to Vote on Mask Ordinance

[read the proposed ordinance here] On Tuesday, July 7 the Athens-Clarke County Commission will vote on a fifth COVID-19 Emergency declaration [see link at bottom] which includes language requiring facial coverings or masks to be worn within Athens-Clarke County “to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus”. If passed, the order will go into effect at 8:00am on Wednesday, July 8.

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April 22, 2020

COVID-19 Update – ACC Passes Resolution Strongly Encouraging Shelter-in-place

Governor Kemp signs order beginning to lift shelter-in-place policies; ACC Mayor & Commission pass resolution “strongly encouraging” all Athens residents to continue to shelter-in-place; ACC forms Joint Development Authority with the city of Winterville, clearing way for small business loan program; Mayor Girtz begins Wednesday Community Conversations series´╗┐

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April 15, 2020

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update on Hospital capacity, expansion of testing, Grandview confirmed cases & deaths, Interview with Dr. Goggans of the GA Dept of Health, update on testing, update on ACC Resiliency Package…

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