Atlanta mayor launches website with COVID-19 info, resources for residents

This is just the latest in the closing of businesses amid the coronavirus outbreak.

ATLANTA — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the launch of ATLSTRONG, a new website that will serve as a COVID-19 resource hub for Atlanta residents.

By visiting ATLSTRONG.org, residents and businesses can sign up for COVID-19 text alerts, request information on emergency fund assistance relief and more.

“Atlanta will rise above the challenges we face with the COVID-19 health threat, and we will do so together,” said Bottoms. “By staying connected, residents and businesses alike can do their part to ensure we stop the spread of this virus and start the recovery process.”

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By texting “ATLCOVID19” to 888777, users will receive the latest and necessary information on COVID-19 as it happens. By visiting ATLSTRONG.org, visitors will find information on meal assistance, CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, find information on Mayor Bottoms’ Executive and Administrative Orders and tax relief information for businesses.

The Fulton County Board of Health has launched its COVID-19 Hotline. The call center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The number to the hotline is 404-613-8150.

People are asked to stay home for 2 weeks amid the coronavirus outbreak