COVID-19: Stay at home if you're at higher risk
Stay at home if you're at higher risk
Gov. Brian Kemp has ordered Georgia residents and visitors at higher risk for severe illness to continue to shelter in place until at least August 15. Failure to comply with this order is a misdemeanor offense. This includes Georgians who live in a long-term care facility, have chronic lung disease, or are undergoing cancer treatment.
If anyone in your household is at higher risk for severe illness from the virus, all members of the household should behave as if they share the same risk factors to avoid introducing the virus into the home. You should think of your entire household as a single unit. If one person puts themselves at risk, everyone in the home is at risk. That means you should strictly adhere to the CDC's isolation and quarantine guidelines.