Starting April 2, Gainesville residents are required to stay at home unless they are leaving for an essential activity.
The Gainesville City Council voted Wednesday to enact a shelter-in-place order, effective at midnight tonight, to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
Gainesville is asking trash pickup customers to bring their household garbage to the curb by no later than 7 a.m. on their designated pickup day. The city is asking that this measure begin Monday, March 23.
The Gainesville City Council will meet in a special session today to discuss further restrictions for the city amid the coronavirus outbreak, Mayor Danny Dunagan said Monday morning.
As COVID-19 cases increased in Georgia over the weekend, the City of Gainesville has decided to temporarily suspend all Gainesville Connection services and reduce the number of Dial-A-Ride services.
The Gainesville City Council unanimously passed a resolution Friday encouraging the community to follow public health guidelines.
In an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus, all city of Gainesville administrative offices, fire stations, the public safety complex, parks and recreation buildings and the Gainesville-Hall County Senior Life Center will be closed to the public indefinitely.
To reduce the spread of coronavirus, local governments are encouraging the public to do business with them online or over the phone if possible.
At a Gainesville City Council meeting Tuesday, City Manager Bryan Lackey said the city also did not have plans to restrict restaurants.
A group of over a dozen Gainesville and Hall County businesses came together on Tuesday to provide lunches for families in need as a result of school cancellations due to COVID-19.