CORONAVIRUS IN GEORGIA: What’s happening today - March 11, 2020

CORONAVIRUS IN GEORGIA: What’s happening today - March 11, 2020

ATLANTA — Here’s a round-up of what’s happening today: (Click here for previous day)

CLOSURES AND CANCELLATIONS:

  • Atlanta has canceled its annual St. Patrick’s Day parade.
  • Savannah has postponed it’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade and festival.
  • Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has postponed the State of the City address.
  • Cobb County Commission Chairman Mike Boyce has canceled the remaining SPLOST Renewal Open Houses for the month of March amid concerns over large crowds and the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The six scheduled events this month will not take place, but 11 other dates in April and early May will remain on the schedule.
  • Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said the annual State of the City is being postponed.
  • The NCAAP Civil Rights and Training Institute has been postponed until further notice.
  • Westminster schools will be closed Thursday and students will utilize digital learning on Friday.
  • Congressman John Lewis’ 80th birthday celebration has been postponed.
  • Congressman David Scott announced that the 17th Annual Jobs Fair at the Georgia International Convention Center set for March 27 has been postponed.
  • Brenau University has canceled all public events through March 20.
  • The African American Male Wellness Walk has been postponed, along with other public events hosted by the Morehouse School of Medicine.
  • Cobb County has canceled the remaining SPLOST open houses for the month of March. Dates in April and May remain on the schedule.
  • West Cobb Regional Library is closed for cleaning after a worker came into contact with a person who had coronavirus.
  • All parent/teacher conferences have been canceled in Floyd County.
  • The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta says they will only be holding programs with less than 250 people in any confined space.
  • The City of Canton is postponing all non-essential public meetings.
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