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Fulton County Board of Health Issues Orders for Residents to Shelter in Place
(Click here to view Fulton County Board of Health Administrative Order)
Fulton County Board of Health has issued a 'Shelter in Place' order requiring residents to stay home to limit the spread of COVID-19. Signed by Dr. S. Elizabeth Ford, interim director, those who violate the order could be charged with a misdemeanor and subject of fines up to $1,000 and/or 12 months in jail per offense.
The order allows residents "to leave to provide, receive, or engage in essential services or activities" and allows "those who work for essential businesses and perform essential governmental functions to leave their place of residence."