1. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

    Local COVID-19 Information & Resources

    Information for COVID-19 in Athens-Clarke County. Includes resources for vaccinations, testing, and prevention as well links to the Department of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control, and more. Read on...
  2. ACCGov Police Chief Cleveland Spruill Retiring as of March 10, 2022

    ACCGov Police Chief Cleveland Spruill Retiring March 10

    ACCGov Police Chief Cleveland Spruill has announced his retirement from law enforcement and resignation as Police Chief as of March 10, 2022. He was appointed to the position by Manager Blaine Williams in February 2019. Read on...
  3. ACCGov Seeks Candidates for New Human Relations Commission & Public Safety Civilian Oversight Board

    ACCGov Seeks Candidates for New Human Relations Commission & Public Safety Civilian Oversight Board

    ACCGov is seeking qualified candidates by January 19 to fill 15 appointments on the newly-created Human Relations Commission and nine appointments on the newly-created Public Safety Civilian Oversight Board. Read on...
  4. TSPLOST Recommended List & Public Meeting / Comment Opportunities

    TSPLOST 2023 Committee Recommended Projects & Upcoming Public Meeting/Comment Opportunities

    The TSPLOST 2023 Advisory Committee presented recommend projects to the Mayor & Commission on December 14. A series of public comment opportunities will take place through the Mayor & Commission vote on the project list tentatively scheduled for Feb. 1. Read on...
  5. Leaf and Limb Map

    ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area D, January 18-21

    ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area D, January 18-21. Read on...
  6. Free at-home COVID-19 tests available at covidtests.gov

    Free at-home COVID-19 tests available at covidtests.gov

    Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order four (4) free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Read on...
  7. Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Courts

    Jury Trials for Superior & State Courts Cancelled through January 21, 2022

    Grand Jury (green colored summons) will still meet on Monday, January 10, 2022 at the summoned time. Only jury trials will be paused, and the courts will remain open for scheduled hearings. Read on...
  8. Georgia Department of Health Logo

    Georgia Receives Oral Antiviral COVID-19 Treatments Available at Select Retailers

    Both drugs require a prescription and should be initiated as soon as possible after diagnosis of COVID-19 and within five days of symptom onset. Read on...
  9. GA Department of Public Health Northeast Health District Logo

    Northeast Health District Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Site Relocates to Holland Park

    The testing site had been operating out of the fire station on Mitchell Bridge Road, but as of Monday, January 3, the testing site operates out of Holland Park, located at 250 Vincent Drive in Athens. Read on...
  10. Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Mayor & Commission

    25th Declaration of Local Emergency Approved on January 5 Continues Mask Requirement

    The Mayor & Commission approved the 25th declaration of a local state of emergency at their January 4 meeting. The declaration continues a mask requirement when indoors in private entities or public spaces that is enforced over certain thresholds. Read on...
  11. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    CDC Expands Booster Shot Eligibility & Strengthens Recommendations for 12-17 Year Olds

    CDC now recommends that adolescents age 12 to 17 years old should receive a booster shot five months after their initial Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination series. Read on...
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