1. Governor’s Statewide Executive Order for June 15-22, 2021

    Governor Kemp signed an Executive Order extending the May 31-June 15 COVID-19 restrictions statewide for one week from June 15-22. Read on...
  2. 3rd Round of Loans for Local Small Businesses & Non-Profits with 1-20 Employees Open June 7-18, 2021

    Applications for Round 3 of JDA loans will open at 8:30 AM on Monday, June 7, 2021. The deadline is Friday, June 18. The loans are targeted to small businesses and 501c(3) non-profits with 1-20 employees physically located in Athens-Clarke County. Read on...
  3. 15th Order Extending Statewide Judicial Emergency

    On June 7, 2021, Chief Justice Melton extended the Statewide Judicial Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic until June 30 or the expiration of the statewide public health emergency. The order extends the emergency first declared on March 14, 2020. Read on...
  4. 17th Declaration of Local Emergency Approved through July 9

    The Mayor and Commission approved the 17th declaration of a local state of emergency at their June 1 meeting. Read on...
  5. Ordinance Approved to Amend Hours of Operation for Alcohol Licensees Until 2:00 AM

    At their May 18, 2021 Regular Session meeting, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission passed an ordinance with respect to hours of operation for alcohol licensees and the amount of time for clearing out patrons. Read on...
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COVID-19 Response Update at Mayor & Commission March 9 Work Session

The March 9, 2021 Work Session featured a presentation by Manager Blaine Williams with an update on COVID-19 efforts by ACCGov since the last Work Session in January. The link below begins at the 22:36 mark at the beginning of his presentation.


ACCGov Relief Efforts Chart

This chart provides some information about the various funds and community supports provided by ACCGov since March of 2020 in COVID-19 Relief Efforts. Click on the image to view a larger PDF of the document.

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COVID-19 Updates at Mayor & Commission Work Sessions - Updated March 9

A PDF of presentations given by Manager Blaine Williams at Work Sessions each month to the Mayor and Commission providing a summary of some of the ACCGov response to the COVID-19 response since March of 2020. (PDF | video)

Jury Trials to Resume in March 2021



Weekly update of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Athens-Clarke County

12,898 Positive Cases Confirmed in Athens-Clarke County, 139 Deaths

June 3 - 3:55 p.m.

The state Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) case tracker (https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report) confirms 12,898 positive cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including 139 deaths, in Athens-Clarke County as of 3:00 p.m. on June 2. For more details and statistics, visit the DPH daily status report website.

These are cumulative cases total since February 25, 2020. For reference, numbers from the beginning of each month:

  • June 1, 2021 - 12,893
  • May 1, 2021 - 12,752
  • April 1, 2021 - 12,436
  • March 1, 2021 - 12,003
  • February 1, 2021 - 11,162
  • January 1, 2021 - 8,580
  • December 1 - 6,723
  • November 1 - 5,872
  • October 1 - 5,121
  • September 1 - 3,082
  • August 1 - 1,694
  • July 1 - 574
  • June 1 - 293
  • May 1 - 155
  • April 1 - 54
  • March 1 - 4

The Daily Status Report is updated once daily at 3:00 p.m. to allow time to process and validate laboratory and case reports. If you view the data, please be sure to check the area showing the definitions of the information presented. Some, such as "hospitalizations," have different meanings than what may be expected.