State of emergency declared; curfew in effect from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

SHEILA A. MATHEWS :::

Griffin officials have declared a state of emergency and as part of that declaration, a curfew is in effect from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

It will remain in effect “until the conditions requiring this declaration are abated.”

Residents, unless otherwise exempt, are required to remain in their homes or on their property during the curfew period.
Exempt individuals includes those involved in the provision of designated essential services such as fire, law enforcement, medical and hospital services, including veterinary services, military services and utility emergency repairs; persons seeking emergency medical services or hospital services and people directly assisting them; individuals travelling to and from their jobs with appropriate identification; people travelling to medical facilities; individuals involved in the delivery of food, medicine, medical supplies and fuel including, but not limited to, the restocking of grocery stores, pharmacies and convenience stores; news media employees; designated employees or agents of businesses designated by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency as essential pursuant to OCGA 38-3-58; persons providing necessary care of companion animals in the custody and care of an animal shelter, boarding facility or kennel, and persons walking animals; and critical infrastructure businesses and employees as designated by the governor or identified by U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

The full Emergency Declaration and Resolution can be read here:

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