DISTRICT 4 NEWSLETTER - APRIL 1

PERSONAL MESSAGE FROM COMMISSIONER ANN JONES GUIDER:

https://youtu.be/i-n5at7jFYc

GEMA STATS:  3-31-20_Georgia Situation Report COVID.pdf [content.getrave.com]

Here are some very good sites for Individuals, Businesses and General Public.  I tried to pick the better ones from the thousands out there and to place them in categories to simplify.  Pray this helps in some way.

INDIVIDUALS/FAMILIES

Mortgage relief   https://www.investopedia.com/how-to-get-mortgage-relief-4800539

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Cooling Assistance: 

April 1, 2020 at 8:30am, Tallatoona will begin accepting appointments for the LIHEAP cooling program for Senior Households 65 & older and Homebound Households. Appointments for the General Public will be accepted beginning May 1, 2020 at 8:30am. Douglas County residents who qualify will receive either $350.00 or $400.00 toward their electric bill.  To schedule an appointment visit our website at www.tallatoonacap.org [tallatoonacap.org] and click BookNow, or call 770-817-4666, extension 2.  Attached is a program flyer for your reference

Most of the utility companies have put out information that they would not be shutting off service for non-payment during this time. Check out their websites or call them for verification.

BUSINESSES

THE ORDERS ISSUED BY THE CITY AND THE COUNTY STRONGELY URGE NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES TO ADHERE TO THE  6 FT DISTANCING FROM OTHER INDIVIDUALS AND NO MORE THAN 10 IN A GATHERING.   REPORT ANY VIOLATIONS TO rtisone@co.douglas.ga.us or call (770) 920-7372.

GENERAL PUBLIC

GENERAL RESOURCES: https://www.perdue.senate.gov/covid-19-resource-guide

CORONAVIRUS.GOV https://www.coronavirus.gov/

COBB AND DOUGLAS PUBLIC HEALTH http://www.cobbanddouglaspublichealth.com/