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Coronavirus (COVID19) Information

Hall County Emergency Management Agency continues to closely monitor any new details as it relates to COVID-19. We are working with local, state, and federal officials to ensure that appropriate actions are being taken and that necessary and accurate information is being shared with our citizens.

Gov. Kemp Extends COVID-19 Order, Public Health State of Emergency

On November 13, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed Executive Order 11.13.20.01, renewing current COVID-19 restrictions through November 30, 2020. The Order takes effect on November 16, 2020 at 12:00 AM. Click here to read more.

Local officials encourage public to take hALL in pledge against COVID-19

Local governments and community leaders in Gainesville-Hall County are encouraging everyone to be hALL in when it comes to the fight against COVID-19.

A collaborative effort by local governments, community leaders and key organizations, WeArehALLin.com encourages businesses and organizations to take the hALL in pledge – to follow COVID-19 directives and guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State of Georgia and the White House. By taking the hALL in pledge online, you vow to wear a mask when appropriate, practice social distancing (6 feet, please!) and good hygiene (wash those hands), all to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effectively protecting the health of yourself, coworkers, neighbors, loved ones and others in Gainesville-Hall County.hAll In Banner

Health Department Offers COVID-19 Testing

A flyer with information about COVID-19 testing.

Hall County Prioritizes Mental Health During Crisis

While most of us are working to ensure we are all okay physically, Hall County, as part of its Strategic Plan adopted in 2018 by the Board of Commissioners, is committed to prioritizing mental health as well.

Below is a PSA from Surgeon General Jerome Adams regarding mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you find yourself in distress during these difficult times, you can call the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990, text "TalkWithUs" to 66746 or visit www.DisasterDistress.samhsa.gov for more information.


Hall County Board of Commissioners Offer Message to Citizens in Light of COVID-19

Click here to read more.

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Georgia Receives SBA Statewide Disaster Declaration, Applications for Small Business Emergency Loans Now Open

Click here for disaster declaration information.
Click here for SBA Disaster Loan Assistance information.
Click here for loan program comparisons, webinar signups and other valuable information provided by the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center.

Reminders

Did you know much of the business conducted at Hall County can be done online, by phone or by email?

We offer an online payment center for a number of transactions, including payments for business license renewals, sewer service and traffic citations.

Worried about in-person visits? Check the list of departments for contact information of the people you’ll need to speak with. You might able to handle everything by phone or email.

Links

CDC Information:

CDC Coronavirus Information
CDC Travel Information
CDC Travel Notices

Department of Public Health Information:

COVID-19 Daily Status Report

North Georgia Health System Information:

This includes daily updates, employer resources and more.

Local Schools Information:

Buford School District
Gainesville School District
Hall County School District

Hall County News and Updates Related to COVID-19:

(11/5) Hall County Community Centers return to normal operating hours
(10/6) Hall County Parks & Leisure announces plans for youth basketball season
(10/2) Local officials encourage public to take hAll in pledge against COVID-19
(8/28) Ag Extension continues helping citizens, despite pandemic
(8/20) Hall County libraries reopen
(8/14) Hall County Government announces next phase in re-opening plan
(8/7) Back to school help for parents available via Hall County Library online offerings
(7/7) Judicial Emergency extended, Hall Co. State Court suspends upcoming arraignments
(6/19) Hall County Government Center to fully reopen June 22
(6/12) Third phase of Hall County Government reopening announced
(5/29) Next phase in Hall County Government Reopening plan announced
(5/26) Hall County Corrections inmates make medical gowns for Northeast Georgia Medical Center
(4/22) New Hall Co. Deputy Fire Chief begins job amid COVID-19 outbreak
(4/22) Hall County Library System’s online offerings keep citizens entertained during quarantine
(4/15) Hall Co. Animal Shelter facilitating online adoptions amid COVID-19 pandemic
(4/14) Tax Commissioner’s office accepting applications for titles remotely for private seller vehicles
(3/25) Hall County building inspections to continue with added safety measures due to COVID-19

Map of COVID-19 Cases:

Johns Hopkins CSSE Coronavirus COVID-19 Interactive Map

Help Stop the Spread of Germs

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