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Gwinnett Animal Shelter suspends adoptions

Until further notice, pet adoptions are suspended at the Gwinnett Animal Shelter.

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County orders certain businesses to close temporarily

County orders certain businesses to close temporarily

Under a  local emergency order signed March 25 by Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash, gyms, fitness centers, fitness studios, theaters, live performance venues, bowling alleys, arcades and other similar establishments within unincorporated Gwinnett County are mandated to close temporarily.

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Gwinnett County, all 16 cities issue stay at home orders

Gwinnett County, all 16 cities issue stay at home orders

Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash and the Mayors of the cities in Gwinnett have issued stay at home orders for their respective jurisdictions as a means to protect the health, safety and welfare of Gwinnett County residents.

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COVID-19 update: Impact to courts, elections, parks and more

COVID-19 update: Impact to courts, elections, parks and more

Gwinnett County Government is monitoring developments in the spread of the coronavirus outbreak and how it may affect our residents, employees, and our delivery of important County services.

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Temporary modifications made to residential solid waste service

Temporary modifications made to residential solid waste service

Gwinnett County Government is committed to ensuring that essential solid waste services are provided safely and reliably to residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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County imposes outdoor burn ban due to COVID-19 emergency

County imposes outdoor burn ban due to COVID-19 emergency

The Gwinnett County Fire Marshal’s Office ordered a ban on outdoor burning, effective March 23 at 10:00pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Park hours modified, certain areas closed

Park hours modified, certain areas closed

Effectively immediately, Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation park hours are sunrise to sunset and certain areas within parks will be closed in the interest of public health.

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Prevent the spread and help your community during the COVID-19 pandemic

Prevent the spread and help your community during the COVID-19 pandemic

The American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during this coronavirus outbreak. Healthy individuals are needed to donate now to help patients counting on lifesaving blood.

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Order signed to bolster local business community

Order signed to bolster local business community

Recognizing that Gwinnett County’s businesses, including thousands of small businesses, have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through business closures and reduction of hours, Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash on March 19, 2020, signed a local emergency order.

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Chairman Nash declares local state of emergency

Chairman Nash declares local state of emergency

Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash has signed a  declaration of local emergency. Among other provisions, the local state of emergency calls for all available resources of the county to be used as reasonably necessary to cope with the impact of COVID-19 on Gwinnett County.

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