COVID-19 Resource Information
COVID-19 numbers in the state of Georgia are rapidly increasing despite encouragement to get vaccinated. Social distancing, face masks and hand washing are STILL recommended to continue to fight the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 in 2021
GET VACCINATED IF ELIGIBLE
Wear a mask
Practice social distancing
Wash/sanitize your hands regularly
Follow public health guidance
At the City Council meeting held on Monday, August 16, 2021, Mayor Horton announced that the mask resolution passed in December 2020 was still in effect on City properties since the number of COVID-19 cases in Newton County now exceeds 100 per 100,000 over a two week period. Newton County is currently in the high transmission category for COVID-19.
All of the GNR Health Departments vaccine locations have walk-up capability so appointments are not required.
Access the below websites for more information on COVID-19, sheltering in place and other possible questions about COVID-19 in Georgia:
UPDATE AS OF 04/30/21: Executive Order "Empowering a Healthy Georgia"
UPDATE AS OF 04/23/21: Executive Order "Renewal of Public Health State of Emergency"
VACCINATION EMERGENCY LEAVE AS OF 3/31/21: Executive Order "Empowering a Healthy Georgia"