Walker County Commissioner Issues Emergency Order Closing Dine-In Food Service to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield issued an Emergency Order this morning aimed at slowing the spread of novel coronavirus, aka COVID-19. The Order, which comes under the guidance of the Georgia Department of Public Health, requires all restaurants, bars, private clubs, and similar food or drink establishments to close their dining rooms no later than … Continue reading Walker County Commissioner Issues Emergency Order Closing Dine-In Food Service to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Local State of Emergency Declared in Walker County to Respond to COVID-19

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield signed a local state of emergency declaration today to protect the health and safety of the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. The move follows President Trump’s national emergency declaration and Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s public health emergency declaration. “While there are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19 … Continue reading Local State of Emergency Declared in Walker County to Respond to COVID-19