Slowing the spread of COVID-19 in Fayette County can't be done by just one individual, organization or group, it takes all of us working together to protect each other.
As school starts back on August 17, students and staff will be adhering to safety protocols to help keep each other safe, these include wearing face coverings, appropriate distancing from each other, and frequent hand washing and hand sanitizing.
While students and staff will be practicing safety measures, the health of our schools also lies in your hands, whether you are a parent, grandparent, business owner, or resident at-large, your actions and decisions will have an impact on schools being able to stay open, and our community remaining productive.
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In response to requests from county officials to help with public education, ACCG has developed an overview of the requirements of Governor Brian Kemp’s Shelter in Place Executive Orders. County officials are encouraged to share this information with their communities, the local media and others to help residents adhere to the Shelter in Place requirements. Two versions of this information are available: Shelter in Place Requirements – without Endnotes and Shelter in Place Requirements – with Endnotes.
During Governor Brian Kemp’s press conference on April 8, 2020, he announced that he would extend the Shelter in Place Executive Order through April 30 and said that all provisions will remain in effect.
For instructions on reporting EO Violations please go to and click on “Contact Us” and then click on “Constituent Services” which will take you to a form to fill out (please scroll to the bottom of the page).
Include the following information in the “Please provide a brief description about your request / concern” section of the form
If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor, an urgent care clinic, or your local federally qualified healthcare center. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility. Hotline: (844) 442-2681
As always, we recommend Georgia residents refer to the websites of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) for up-to-date and detailed disease information.
Georgia Department of Public Health
Downloadable PDF Resources from the CDC:
The COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking water. Conventional water treatment methods that use filtration and disinfection, such as those in most municipal drinking water systems, should remove or inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19. - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/water.html
Helpful guidance on developing workplace policies and procedures to combat Coronavirus COVID-19: Click here to read the article
Below is a compilation of online resource links assembled and distributed by the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), updated March 4, 2020.
CDC’s guidance for community Faith organizations
US DHHS CDC Global COVID-19 Map
US DHHS CDC US Outbreak Statistics
US Department of State Travel Advisories
US DHHS Public Health Emergency Declaration
Flu Types, definitions, and naming conventions. US DHHS CDC
Definitions and Risk Assessments, US DHHS CDC (Interim US Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Persons with Potential Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Exposure in Travel-associated or Community Settings)
US DHHS Food and Drug Administration.
COVID-19 Emergency Use Authorizations (FDA)
US Dpt of Labor OSHA
US Dpt of State. Overseas Security Advisory Council.
US Dpt of Transportation FAA. Interim Aircrew Guidance for COVID-19
Alabama Department of Health: http://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/infectiousdiseases/2019-coronavirus.html
Florida Department of Health: http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/COVID-19/index.html
Georgia Department of Health: https://dph.georgia.gov/
Kentucky Department of Health: https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dph/Pages/covid19.aspx
Mississippi Department of Health: https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/14,0,420.html
North Carolina Department of Health: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/public-health/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-response-north-carolina
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control: https://www.scdhec.gov/health/infectious-diseases/viruses/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19
Tennessee Department of Health: https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html