Called BOC meeting on Wednesday, April 1

Photo of Coronavirus (CDC photo)
Photo of Coronavirus (CDC photo)

The Henry County Board of Commissioners has announced a special called meeting to be held on Wednesday, April 1, at 3 pm. The meeting will be conducted via teleconference and broadcast live on the county’s website.

In a notice posted by the county, the purpose of the meeting is to consider adopting a shelter-in-place ordinance. The board decided against adopting one during a special called meeting on Friday.

To date, no local government in Henry County has issued a shelter-in-place ordinance. Because Henry County ordinances only affect unincorporated areas, a true countywide SIP would require the approval of all four cities.

As of Monday, March 30, at 12 noon, there are 58 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among Henry County residents. There have been two fatalities, both males aged 73 and 80.

Henry County residents may visit for the most recent information regarding the county government, closures and cancellations, and health resources during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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