CONTACT COVID-19 HOTLINE
The State of Georgia has a new COVID-19 hotline. If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor, an urgent care clinic, or your local federally qualified healthcare center. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.
Hotline: (844) 442-2681
OFFICIAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT FACEBOOK PAGES
Below are the official Facebook pages for Floyd County and City of Rome governments. Please be aware that there is inaccurate and misinformation on Facebook and not all sources should be trusted. Floyd County and City of Rome governments are posting COVID-19 updates to these official government Facebook pages:
FLOYD COUNTY COMMISSION - EMERGENCY ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER - MARCH 24, 2020
The Floyd County Commission orders residents to self isolate in their places of residence to the maximum extent feasible while enabling essential services to continue. View order & FAQ Leer en Español
ROME CITY COMMISSION - 2ND DECLARATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY - March 23, 2020
La Comisión del Condado de Floyd ordena a los residentes que se autoaislen en sus lugares de residencia en la mayor medida posible mientras permiten que los servicios esenciales continúen.Ver pedido
JOINT GOVERNMENT RESOLUTION DECLARING PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY - Updated to Include Responses to Public Q&A
The Rome City Commission, Cave Spring City Council, and Floyd County Board of Commissioners adopted an emergency resolution declaring a Public Health Emergency in the Cities of Rome and Cave Spring and Floyd County. Get complete details.
UPDATED FLOYD COUNTY OPERATIONS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The Floyd County Board of Commissioners are working hard to ensure the health and safety of our employees that deliver critical services as well as the safety and welfare of our residents. From March 14, 2020 until March 29, 2020, certain departments within Floyd County will be limiting operations. Specific information for the departments is provided. Get complete details.
UPDATED CITY OF ROME OPERATIONS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The City of Rome is increasing measures for the health and safety of our staff and the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Rome is closing public access to all non-emergency City of Rome government facilities effective March 16, 2020. The closures will remain in effect through March 29, 2020 at which time the situation will be re-evaluated. Get complete details.
UPDATED ROME TENNIS CENTER AT BERRY OPERATIONS
The Rome Tennis Center at Berry College (RTCBC) and Rome Tennis Center-Downtown will be closed for three days to allow for extensive cleaning for precautionary measures. Facilities will be closed Monday, March 16 through Wednesday, March 18. Operations will reopen on Thursday, March 19; courts will be open for singles and doubles play. All tournaments and large group events have been cancelled until April 6. Get complete details.
UTILITY BILLING & OTHER PAYMENTS
Rome/Floyd County encourages residents to pay bills using virtual methods.
For a complete list of available online payments, please go to: Online Payments
ASSISTANCE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY COVID-19
Be advised that new federal legislation and appropriations have opened up the possibility for small businesses to receive assistance for economic loss due to COVID-19.
Detailed SBA guidance for COVID-19 is still being developed by SBA and should be available in the next several days. As soon as further information is available, we’ll provide it to you. In the meantime, if you'd like more information about the EIDL Program, please review these resources:
Economic Injury Disaster Loans
Congressional Action on SBA EIDL
SBA Economic Disaster Loan Information
CURRENT HEALTH INFORMATION
Information is being updated daily, to stay informed on current health related information, we encourage you to visit one of the websites listed below:
CDC Message (3/12/2020) (pdf)