Warner Robins mayor issues State of Emergency, begins on Sunday, March 22

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WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Warner Robins Mayor Randy Toms is executing a local State of Emergency for the city beginning Sunday, March 22nd at noon.

According to the city of Warner Robins Government’s Facebook page, the measure, which prohibits groups of 10 or more people, is being put in place to minimize the spread of COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus, within the city of Warner Robins.

In a news release sent to 41NBC, Toms said he is encouraging restaurants to use alternative methods like curbside and/or take out options for customers. Mandy Stella, the Executive Assistant to Mayor Toms, says grocery stores, pharmacies, medical supply stores, hospitals, fueling centers and places of necessity are not part of this declaration.

At this time, a curfew is not being put in place.


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