What does social distancing mean?

For purposes of the order, “Social Distancing Requirements” includes:

  • maintaining at least six-foot social distancing from other individuals
  • washing hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds as frequently as possible or using hand sanitizer
  • covering coughs or sneezes (into the sleeve or elbow, not hands)
  • regularly cleaning high-touch surfaces, and
  • not shaking hands

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1. Why are we doing this?
2. What does it mean to “shelter in place?”
3. What are some exceptions to the “shelter in place” requirements?
4. Is this mandatory or is it just a guidance?
5. What does social distancing mean?
6. How long is the ordinance in effect?
7. Will the police issue citations for violations of the shelter in place requirements?
8. Can an ACC resident travel to their place of employment outside of ACC if their employer requires them to come to work?
9. How does the Athens-Clarke County curfew impact out of town students returning to retrieve their belongings from apartments or dormitories?
10. Are residents in the City of Winterville and the City of Bogart subject to the ordinance?
11. Where can I go to see the full ordinance?
12. What if I have additional questions that aren’t answered here?