Dahlonega COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates

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UPDATE: Updated April 21, at 1:00PM

Georgia is now 1 of 19 states that have received their declaration, making small businesses eligible to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. We encourage you to click here to learn more about the loans and how to apply. 

For additional information and other resources, please click the links below:

If you are a business downtown, Join our private Main Street Dahlonega Businesses Facebook Group for updates and resources.

We encourage the community to follow the CDC guidelines for limiting possible exposure and encourage residents to support our local businesses whenever possible during this difficult time.

Governor announces phased reopening process for the state


Previous Dahlonega Updates

April 9, 2020-Governor extends state of emergency declaration and shelter-in-place order


April 3, 2020-Governor issues full executive order which requires statewide application


April 2, 2020- City modifies emergency declaration to further prevent spread of Coronavirus


March 26, 2020 –City declares state of emergency following confirmed local COVID-19 cases


March 25, 2020 –State and County issue new public directives to help further curb spread of Coronavirus

March 23, 2020 –City considers state of emergency following first confirmed Lumpkin County Covid-19 diagnosis
March 18, 2020 –City Hall limiting public facilities access effective immediately

Other COVID-19 Resources

Lumpkin County Emergency Alerts

District 2 Public Health Department

Georgia Department of Public Health

Governor Kemp’s Executive Orders

FEMA’s Coronavirus Rumor Control