At 11:00 A.M. Thursday, March 19, 2020, the Laurens County Board of Commissioners declared a state of emergency in Laurens County due to confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus. This action was taken with the support of the Laurens County Board of Health along with the municipalities of Laurens County. We feel this will help protect the citizens of our County by reducing the spread of COVID-19.
The declaration includes provisions that prevent social gatherings of 10 or more people which includes gatherings such as church services, funerals, family reunions and political gatherings along with a curfew that will be imposed on non-essential travel from the hours of 10:00 P.M. at night to 6:00 A.M. in the morning.
This does not prevent businesses from operating with 10 or more employees.
Work related travel along with emergency situations are exempted from this declaration The Laurens County Sheriff’s Department, Dublin Police Department and the East Dublin Police Department will enforce the provisions of this emergency declaration.
We ask that all citizens of Laurens County abide by this declaration.