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Atlanta guidelines during the Coronavirus Pandemic (and how local governments are responding)

Procedures, policies, and ways to stay safe ... and what your elected officials are doing regarding COVID-19

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Kemp keeps bars, clubs closed until month's end; new restaurant rules - WSB-TV News Staff, 5/12/2020
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Atlanta BeltLine - Guidelines, etiquette reminders trail updates and more! 5/4/2020
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Kemp poised to lift restrictions, despite warnings of renewed outbreak - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Alan Judd and Greg Bluestein, 4/29/2020
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Georgia governor allows gyms, salons, and bowling alleys to reopen Friday as the number of Coronavirus cases continue to climb - Emma Tucker, The Daily Beast, 4/20/2020, 5:03 ET
Dr. Sanjay Gupta, on CNN, called his remarks "inexcusable."
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New federal guidelines for 'reopening' the country show it will take awhile - David Knowles, Yahoo News, 4/16/2020
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CDC, FEMA have drafted a national plan to 'reopen' the U.S. - Theresa Waldrop, CNN, 4/14/20
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Guiding you through the Small Business Association disaster loans - Creative Loafing publisher Ben Eason shares his experiences (Information originally found on this page has moved)
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Gov. Kemp extends shelter-in-place order through end of April - The Hill
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Georgia governor extends state of emergency through May 13 - WJXT 4 Jacksonville
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Gov. Kemp (finally) orders shelter-in-place guidelines - GPB 4/2/20
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GA Governor Kemp COVID-19 press conference - Georgia Public Broadcasting 4/1/20 video

Social distancing guidelines extended through April- Politico 3/30/20
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Major disaster declaration approved for Georgia - FEMA 3/29/20
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Georgia to supplement the state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020, and continuing.
Federal funding is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency protective measures (Category cool, including direct federal assistance under Public Assistance, for all areas affected by COVID-19 at a federal cost share of 75 percent.
Gracia B. Szczech has been named as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area. Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further assessments.
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Most American will get coronavirus stimulus check in April - Here's how it works The Week 3/26/20
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Allergy symptoms VS COVID-19 symptoms - Family Allergy & Asthma
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Atlanta opens drive-through testing sites - NBCNews NOW 3/18/20 video

Coronavirus COVID-19 Guidelines - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) - The Georgia Department of Public Health
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Department of Public Health - Georgia State Government
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Coronavirus: Act Now - A model intended to urge fast responses
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Coronavirus facts and myths - a guide to protection - ahramonline 3/25/20 article

Coronavirus, Social Distancing, and Self Quarantine - Johns Hopkins Medicine
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Coronavirus and the Homeless - National Alliance to End Homelessness
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COVID-19 - State services in Georgia - Georgia.gov
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COVID-19 state hotline - GA Department of Public Health
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COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation - National Institutes of Health
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GA Secretary of State Raffensperger takes steps to protect safety of and voter integrity in Georgia - 3/24/20 article

If you think you are sick - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/25/20 article

Wash For ATL - Be like R. Land, do your part.
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What you can do about coronavirus right now - New York Times 3/26/20
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World Health Organization - Updates and situational dashboard
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City of Atlanta
- City Hall closed to the public effective March 16 3/15/20
- Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms closes all of the city's restaurants, bars, nightclubs, private social clubs, fitness centers, gyms, movie theaters, bowling alleys and arcades. Restaurants are only to suspend dine-in services and may remain open to offer drive thru, take out, and curbside services 3/19/20
- Mayor Bottoms issues a "Stay at Home" order 3/23/20
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City of Brookhaven - In-restaurant dining suspended 3/16/20
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City of South Fulton - All nonessential city facilities and activities are closed 3/16/20
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City of South Fulton - declaring a state of emergency and setting a 9 p.m. curfew 3/18/20
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Elections March 24 - Postponed & Early Voting Suspended Immediately 3/14/20More Information

Georgia Department of Natural Resources - DNR properties, locations, and offices operating under normal hours of operation 3/16/20
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