Free COVID-19 Testing in Carroll

Beginning June 8, 2020, free coronavirus testing will be available in our community due to the efforts of several local organizations and individuals. Appointments are not required and you do not have to be exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms to be tested. Walk-ups are welcome. Testing sites, dates and times are below:

MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2020
MOORE’S CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST
REVEREND EDWARD LANDRUM
120 N. PARK STREET
CARROLLTON, GA 30117

TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2020
OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CATHOLIC CHURCH
MSGR. JAMIE VARON/GYLA GONZALEZ
210 OLD CENTERPOINT ROAD
CARROLLTON, GA 30117

TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2020
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF CARROLLTON
REVEREND DR. WOODROW JOHNSON
563 OLD BREMEN ROAD
CARROLLTON, GA 0117

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2020
MOUNT PROSPECT BAPTIST CHURCH
DR. BERNICE BROOKS/ PASTOR JAMES E. POTTS
133 THOMAS DORSEY DRIVE
VILLA RICA, GA 30180

TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2020
PLEASANT GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
PASTOR FREDERICK RICKS
85 EAST HIGHWAY 5
ROOPVILLE, GA 30170

WEDNESDAY, 17, 2020
CLEM COMMUNITY CENTER
PASTOR VINCENT DORTCH OF ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH
2675 HIGHWAY 16
CARROLLTON, GA 30116

REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED/ TESTING 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
1-800-847-4262 OR VISIT: HTTPS://COVID19.DPH.GA.GOV/

Sponsored By:
Georgia Department of Public Health

Supported By:
Dr. Charlie Rouse
Dr. Laura Larson
Michelle Morgan, Carroll County Commission Chair
Carroll County Sheriff’s Office
Carroll County Emergency Management

COVID-19 Garbage Pick-Up

In an effort to maintain garbage service during the COVID-19 situation and protect our public works staff, we have placed crews on rotating schedules – which means we are operating with fewer crew members per route. Pick up may take longer than usual or extend to the day following your normal pick-up time.

We are also discontinuing recycling services until further notice.

Please place bins out for your usual pick up and leave out until we’ve arrived. If possible, place all items (trash + recycling) into one bin to expedite the process.

Mayor and Council Emergency Called Meeting

The City of Carrollton Mayor and Council will hold an emergency called meeting on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 9am in the 1st Floor Courtroom of the Public Safety Annex, 115 W Center Street, Carrollton, GA.  

The purpose of the meeting is to pass a resolution requiring citizens to shelter in place. In an effort to uphold CDC protocols regarding public gatherings, we request that the public view the live stream of the meeting at www.carrolltonga.com > Government > Mayor & Council > Livestream the Meeting. A number to call for questions will be posted at the meeting site.

Message from the Mayor and Council about COVID-19

Dear Citizens,

We hear your concerns regarding the COVID-19 situation in our area. In making decisions that affect our entire community, we have to take into consideration everything and everyone. City officials and City employees are working diligently to make the best decisions for our community. We are in constant contact with Tanner Health System, the Georgia Department of Health, the Regional Board of Health, as well as county and state leaders.

We have been advised that the Declaration of Emergency by Carroll County covers all the municipalities.

We are asking citizens to stay at home, with only the people in your family, and to only get out in public if necessary for essential items. We have closed all public parks and facilities, however, the GreenBelt remains open for use. We encourage exercise, as this helps build up the immune system. As Governor Kemp stated, food can be ordered by take out from restaurants. Many of our local restaurants without a drive-through are offering curbside pick up or delivery options.

This is uncharted territory for us all. We pledge to provide you with the very best information and to inform you as changes to the guidelines occur. We ask that everyone follow the recommended guidelines for the safety of our entire community. Together, we can help reduce the spread of the virus.
May God bless each and every one of you.
Mayor Betty Cason
Councilmembers Jim Watters, Brett Ledbetter, Bob Uglum

For local information about COVID-19, visit Tanner Health System at http://www.tanner.org/coronavirus. For additional information, visit Georgia’s Department of Health at https://dph.georgia.gov/novelcoronavirus or find answers to frequently asked questions at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html.

COVID-19 Resources

Tanner Health System (daily local updates):
https://www.tanner.org/patients-and-visitors/patient-services/coronavirus

Department of Public Health: (Daily updates at noon):
https://gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdph.georgia.gov%2Fcovid-19-daily-status-report&data=02%7C01%7Cmark.hamilton%40georgia.gov%7Cb4eafab371ad4350126808d7c9f697bb%7C512da10d071b4b948abc9ec4044d1516%7C0%7C0%7C637199933292584831&sdata=GOBJKoqcKhoMAF%2B6T%2FExc6mmY%2FrxQTCQbDKLHpIujxk%3D&reserved=0

Center for Disease Control:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html

U.S. Department of Homeland Security – Critical Services Info:
https://mcusercontent.com/1b021949b3aa66a23e71f509e/files/d3c784d8-a427-4038-bf98-20d35df313a7/Guidance_on_the_Essential_Critical_Infrastructure_Workforce.pdf

Families First Coronavirus Response Act:
https://www.cbh.com/guide/alerts/families-first-coronavirus-response-act/?utm_source=Cherry+Bekaert+LLP&utm_campaign=9798ed9c7d-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_20_famcovid&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_62a95a1e10-9798ed9c7d-251285389

Governor’s Executive Orders – https://gov.georgia.gov/executive-action/executive-orders-0/2020-executive-orders

Governor’s Press Releases – https://gov.georgia.gov/press-releases

COVID-19 Hotline: 1-844-442-2681

Small Business AdministrationGeorgia SBA loan application:
https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Declarations

Georgia Department of Labor
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is beginning to see an increase in the number of partial claims filed as a result of businesses reducing work hours or temporarily closing their doors as a result of recent developments of COVID-19.  As of an emergency ruling this week by the Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler, employers are mandated to electronically file partial claims on behalf of their employees whenever it is necessary to temporarily lay workers off.  All Georgia employers will share in the cost of unemployment benefits paid to employees temporarily displaced due to COVID-19 easing the stress on business owners during this health crisis. These emergency rulings will help to simplify the process and get workers paid. All career centers are closed to the public, but employees are still working to process claims. Additional information can be found on the following link: https://dol.georgia.gov/blog/new-information-filing-unemployment-partial-claims-and-reemployment-services or by contacting Tammy Liner at 404.232.7383 or Tammy.Liner@gdol.ga.gov

Carrollton Coronavirus Precautionary Measures

In support of state and local efforts to slow the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), the City of Carrollton will be taking the following precautionary measures: 

Effective immediately, we are postponing and/or canceling all large public events, meetings, programs and classes for a two-week period, or until further guidance recommends otherwise. This includes, but is not limited to, all city-sponsored events, city-permitted events, tournaments and rentals in city-owned facilities. Cancellations and rescheduled dates of affected events will be announced on their respective social media pages, our carrolltonga.com and department webpages. We will continue to update you on the status of events based on CDC recommendations.

Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, all City facilities will be closed to the public until March 29. As we receive further information or guidance, we will communicate any changes. This includes, but is not limited to; City Hall, Parks and Recreation facilities, city parks, Center for the Arts, Senior Center, Depot on Bradley and The Amp. Our drive-through window at City Hall will remain open for utility bill payment, but we strongly encourage customers to utilize online services for utility billing, permits, etc. Some services will also be available by phone. Please contact our main line at 770-830-2000 to be directed to the appropriate department. Specific contact information will be listed online at https://carrolltonga.com/

Essential services such as police, fire, sanitation and water will continue as normal. 

While the risk to the general public remains low at this time,  these measures are being taken out of an abundance of caution to protect the safety and wellbeing of our community. For updates, please visit https://carrolltonga.com/covid19 


Do business with us from anywhere!

Utility payments can be made online at https://www.municipalonlinepayments.com/carrolltonga or by phone at 833-892-0172. You can also use the drive-through or drop box at City Hall.

Permit and license applications can be found online at https://carrolltonga.com/doing-business-with-the-city/ or call 770-830-2000.

For local information about COVID-19, visit Tanner Health System at http://www.tanner.org/coronavirus. For additional information, visit Georgia’s Department of Health at https://dph.georgia.gov/novelcoronavirus or find answers to frequently asked questions at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html.


Worried about Coronavirus (COVID-19)?  You can prevent the spread of COVID-19!
• Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.
•  Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
•  Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
• Clean frequently touched surfaces and objects daily.
Learn more here.