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City of Newnan Enforces Emergency Reponse Impact Operations for COVID-19

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In an abundance of caution and guidance from public health organizations and the Governor’s Office, effective immediately the City of Newnan has determined that the city will employ measures related to emergency response for a period beginning on Friday, March 13, 2020, and continuing through Friday, March 27, 2020.

The following measures will be immediately employed:

·   All city events have been suspended
·   All city programs (both public and private) taking place within the city’s facilities are suspended
·   Suspension of Municipal Court
·   Suspension of City Meetings, including Boards and Commissions and Authorities
·   City trolley operations are suspended

Closure and no public access to the following City facilities:
·    Carnegie Library
·    Municipal Complex (not including Fire Services)
·   Business Development, Main Street, Keep Newnan Beautiful Offices
·   Public Restrooms located in Parks

Restricted public access to the following City facilities:

· Newnan Police Department
·  Newnan Fire Department
·  Newnan City Hall
·  Public Works
·  Beautification

All Public Safety operations, including Police and Fire Services will remain at full capacity. However, public safety personnel will be using cautionary procedures.

Sanitation services will operate on typical schedule.

Permitting agencies such as the Building Department, Planning & Zoning, and Engineering will operate on typical schedule, utilizing cautionary procedures.

We encourage everyone to follow the stated guidelines from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Georgia Department of Public Health which include staying at home if you do not feel good, staying out of public places, washing hands, maintaining safe distances from others and making sure you cover your nose and mouth if you cough or sneeze.

Please utilize the information available on the CDC website https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov.

We will provide further information and guidance as soon as we are able.

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Communications Manager for the City of Newnan