The Stephens County Commissioners will post regular updates regarding the impact of the novel Coronavirus here. Please check this page often and take all necessary precautions for your health and safety, yet strive to remain connected with each other and with your neighbors who are vulnerable and isolated. We will continue to monitor the situation as it unfolds and keep you updated.
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UPDATED 4/2/2020 - 9:05 AM
The Toccoa-Stephens County Library is currently closed to the public until further notice. However, they have created a site for COVID-19-related local and state news and health resources, as well as links to applications for state benefits. A special thanks to Library staff, Holly Williamson for her work to make this information accessible!
INSTRUCTIONS - Best viewed on tablet or laptop instead of mobile phones. Look in left margin and select Community Resources. www.toccoastephenslibrary.com
UPDATED 3/31/2020 - 11:11 AM
Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful and Stephens County Amnesty Day Celebration scheduled for Saturday, April 4, has been cancelled in keeping with the social distancing order.
UPDATED 3/31/2020 - 10:15 AM
Until further notice, the Bulky Item Disposal for Stephens County residents has been suspended. This Service is located on Scenic Dr, at the Public Works office. It does not include the five Convenience Sites.
UPDATED 3/23/2020 - 2:23 PM
Due to continued health and safety concerns for our vulnerable population, all group activities have been canceled at this time. We plan to resume regular activities on Monday, April 27. THIS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Updates will be posted as needed. As of today, the Fox Theatre has not officially canceled "Hamilton." Again, we will keep you posted. The Meals on Wheels program will continue to provide meals to homebound seniors as usual. If you have any questions, please call 706-886-4740.
UPDATED 3/23/2020 - 11:17 AM
The Recreation Department has suspended all Sports and Programs activities until April 24 due to COVID-19 Corona virus concerns. This means no sporting events, practices or any gatherings will occur at the recreation department facilities. We will re-evaluate this issue again on April 24 and make a decision concerning any upcoming event dates. Thanks for understanding in these circumstances. The Annual Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for Saturday, April 4th will be canceled this year.
UPDATED 3/18/20 AT 4:21 PM
As the world copes with the growing impact of this outbreak, we remain steadfast in the belief that people will uphold personal responsibility to prevent the spread of this virus through responsible hygiene practices and self-quarantining practices as needed.
Please take all necessary precautions for your health and safety, yet strive to remain connected with each other and with your neighbors who are vulnerable and isolated.