UPDATES: This page will be updated at least each Monday so check back for details.
This page is a resource guide for residents of Georgia, particularly those in our North Fulton community of Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton and Roswell. If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.
The State of Georgia has a new COVID-19 hotline. If you are not sure what to do or need more information, please call the State of Georgia’s COVID-19 hotline at 1-844-442-2681. This hotline is available from 8:00AM to 5:00PM daily and offers information in both English and Spanish. Up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 is available, and agents can also provide answers to questions regarding healthcare resources and community updates.If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.
For further medical advice, please consult the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) website here.
**On Wednesday, April 1st, Governor Kemp issued a “Shelter In Place” order for the entire State of Georgia effective Friday, April 3rd until Monday, April 13th. More information about this executive order will be available shortly.**
- Alpharetta– city offices are closed and meetings are cancelled through April 12th; no restaurant dine-in service; public events are cancelled through May 10th
- Milton– city facilities and parks are closed through April 16th; extended per statewide order
- Roswell– city facilities are closed until further notice; no restaurant dine-in service; public meetings are cancelled through March 29; public events are cancelled through May 10th
- Fulton County Schools– providing two meals per student at 21 schools each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:00AM-1:00PM
- Senior Services North Fulton– while senior centers are closed until further notice, Senior Services North Fulton is providing Meals on Wheels delivery to homebound seniors daily
- Georgia Department of Public Health– daily reports on COVID-19 are published at 12:00PM and 7:00PM
- Governor Kemp’s Updates– press releases and information from the Office of the Governor
- All public K12 schools are closed through the rest of the academic year. Online/distance format learning will continue.
- All University System of Georgia (USG) and Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) schools are moving to online courses through the end of the Spring 2020 semester, with the exception of students who need in-person experience
- The Department of Driver Services (DDS) has issued a 120-day extension for drivers 60 years old and older in driver license renewals
- GA Insurance Commissioner King has instructed insurers not to cancel the health insurance policies of those who miss payments until further notice
- Governor Kemp has extended the state tax filing deadline to July 15 to align with the federal extension
- Pharmacists may now dispense early refills for prescription drugs, not including Schedule II controlled substances
- All bars and nightclubs are closed and all gatherings of ten or more people unless proven that six feet of space is between people at all times are banned throughout the state until 12:00PM on April 6th
- Georgia’s application for Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loans has been approved. You may apply for a loan here or go to disaster loan.sba.gov
- The tax filing deadline has been extended from April 15 to July 15. Additionally, student loan payments have been suspended for 60 days
- The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released recommendations on visitation to nursing homes. Information can be found here
- Under the newly passed CARES Act, Americans will receive a one-time direct payment:
- $1,200 per adult making up to $75,000 a year
- $2,400 to a married couple making up to $150,000 a year, with $500 per child