Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The  nation is responding to an outbreak of a respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus.  Everyone is encouraged to practice safe healthy habits. Face mask or a covering for the mouth is now encouraged for everyone out in public, especially if unable to maintain safe distances of 6 feet or more. Additional practices include the following: 

  • washing hands frequently for 20 seconds
  • using a 60% alcohol based hand sanitizer when hand washing is not  possible, 
  • covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze
  • cleaning surfaces that you touch frequently and 
  • practicing social distancing when possible by remaining six feet away from individuals. 

Please stay at home if ill and seek appropriate medical care when necessary.

For up to date information, please visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or the  Georgia Department of Public Health 

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