Coronavirus (COVID-2019)

The City of LaGrange is working closely with District 4 Public Health to monitor the novel coronavirus. Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new, viral disease that produces symptoms similar to the flu or pneumonia.

What You Need to Know?

Governor Brian Kemp extends public health state of emergency through July 12th. Elderly and medically fragile residents are required to shelter in place until June 12th. Bars & nightclubs will be allowed to reopen starting June 1st if they comply with safety standards.

For more information on COVID-19 testing locations or to make an appointment call 1-800-847-4262 or go to
https://covid19.dph.ga.gov .


Free COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing at LaGrange Walmart Starting June 5th,
click here.

The Georgia Dept. of Public Health is increasing COVID-19 Testing

Want to Know More?

  • *NEW* 7-2-2020 FB Live Roundtable Discussion about COVID-19-watch

Click here for more videos

Resources

Please navigate through the tabs below to find the latest information concerning Health & Hospitals, Schools, Public Safety, Courts & more.

Health & Hospitals

For more information, please visit District 4 Public Health's website here or connect with them on Facebook.

For more information, please visit WellStar West Georgia's website here or connect with them on Facebook.

  • Free COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing at LaGrange Walmart Starting June 5th,
    click here.

    District 4 Public Health is conducting *FREE* COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Monday, June 8th & Tuesday, June 9th from 9:00AM - 5:00PM at Whitesville Road Elementary School, located at 1700 Whitesville Rd., LaGrange, GA 30240 click here.

    For more information on COVID-19 testing locations or to make an appointment call 1-800-847-4262 or go to https://covid19.dph.ga.gov. Appointments are required.
  • Coronavirus Self Checker, click here.
  • COVID-19 Case Count Update in District 4, click here.
  • Additional COVID-19 Cases in Spalding County, click here.

Schools

  • *NEW* 6-18-2020 Facebook Live Troup County Board of Education Meeting-watch

  • 5-14-2020 Facebook Live Troup County School System
    Board Meeting - watch

  • 5-11-2020 Facebook Live TCSS Board of Education Work Session - watch

  • 4-13-2020 Facebook Live TCSS Board of Education Work Session - watch

  • Georgia Governor Brian Kemp issues Executive Order mandating all schools in Georgia will remain closed for in-person instruction for the remainder of the school year, click here.
  • Troup County School System Student Meal Redistribution Schedule, click here
  • Chromebook Dropoff & Repair Announcement, click here
  • Sudent Resource Materials Available Tuesday, March 24th at troup.org. Mental health and wellness resources are available: www.troup.org/Co2/22558.
  • For more information on Charter’s offer for free internet services for families with K-12 and college students: click here.
  • The GA Department of Education Superintendent Richard Woods to ask for federal assessment waiver, asking to suspend GA Milestones EOC & EOG testing. For more information go to: www.gadoe.org or https://www.gadoe.org/External-Affairs-and-Policy.

For more information, please visit the Troup County School System's website here or connect with them on Facebook.

Public Safety

  • LaGrange Police Department Public safety including the LaGrange Police Department and the LaGrange Fire Department remain open with a few restrictions. Please be aware when you call for public safety you will be asked a series of questions to provide the safety of our citizens and public safety. Police and Fire will ask citizens to meet the first responder at the front door and the report will be taken outside the residence. If you come to the police department, a report will also be made outside of the LPD building.
  • LaGrange Fire Department Public safety including the LaGrange Police Department and the LaGrange Fire Department remain open with a few restrictions. Please be aware when you call for public safety you will be asked a series of questions to provide the safety of our citizens and public safety. Police and Fire will ask citizens to meet the first responder at the front door and the report will be taken outside the residence.
  • E-911 Communications
    • There will be increased screening of incoming medical calls to enhance patient pre-screening.
    • Citizens are encouraged to sign up for CivicReady Mass Emergency Notifications, sign up.
  • Troup County Sheriff's Office
    • The On-Site Visitation Center at the Jail is closed. Remote / At Home visits remain in place. Securus has reduced the rates for Remote visits to 20 minutes for $4.49 plus tax and 40 min for $6.99 plus tax. To set up a Remote Visit account, go to VisitFromHome.net. All non-criminal fingerprinting services have been suspended at this time.
    • Fees for bondsmen or property bonds, criminal histories and expungements are being waived.
    • If you need a copy of an incident report and do not want to leave your home, you may call our administrative staff at +706 883 1616 and arrangements can be made to have that report emailed to you.
  • Troup County Fire Normal operations with increased screening and additional steps on patient assessment on medical calls, such as additional personal protection measures to avoid contamination.

Courts

  • Clerk of Superior & State Courts - *UPDATED* June 15, 2020 - The office is closed to the public for all non-essential court matters, effective immediately. Please call +706-883-1740 to be assisted by phone or visit troupclerkofcourts.com and navigate to 'Online Services' found within the main menu.
  • Court Services - *UPDATED* Judicial Emergency Order - Emergency & Expansion, Ordered on May 21st
  • Juvenile Court - *UPDATED* June 16, 2020 Courts will continue with essential court proceedings but will require health-related safety precautions, such as face mask coverings, temperature checks, and appropriately answered health questions.
  • Magistrate Court - *UPDATED* June 16, 2020 Courts will continue with essential court proceedings but will require health-related safety precautions, such as face mask coverings, temperature checks, and appropriately answered health questions.
  • Probate Court - *UPDATED* June 16, 2020 Temporarily closed to walk-in traffic. The offices will continue to handle all aspects via phone, email, and mail; the offices will continue to handle in-person requests by appointment only.
  • Solicitor - *UPDATED* June 16, 2020 Temporarily closed to walk-in traffic. The offices will continue to handle all aspects via phone, email, and mail; the offices will continue to handle in-person requests by appointment only.
  • State & Superior Courts - *UPDATED* June 16, 2020 Courts will continue with essential court proceedings but will require health-related safety precautions, such as face mask coverings, temperature checks, and appropriately answered health questions. Please see the notice regarding state court cancellations, click here.
  • City of LaGrange Municipal Court & Probation Services - *UPDATED* Court will resume court on July 14, 2020 at 8:30 for trial and 1:30 for arraignment as scheduled, click here for the list of arraignments and trials that have been rescheduled.

City of LaGrange

For more information, please connect with City of LaGrange via Facebook.

Troup County

  • Due to the recent increase in Coronavirus Disease (COVID19) cases in Troup County and in order to help ensure the health and safety of the public and our employees, the county will reinstate previous safety measures at the Troup County Government Center to include temporarily closing select offices to in-person traffic and limiting the number of visitors inside of the building to fifteen at one given time until further notice, effective Wednesday, June 17, 2020.
    • Community Development - *UPDATED* June 16, 2020 Temporarily closed to walk-in traffic. The office will continue to handle all aspects via phone, email, and mail.
    • Elections & Registration - *UPDATED* June 16, 2020 Temporarily closed to walk-in traffic. The office will continue to handle all aspects via phone, email, and mail.
    • Property Appraisal - *UPDATED* June 16, 2020 Temporarily closed to walk-in traffic. The office will continue to handle all aspects via phone, email, and mail and continue to handle in-person requests by appointment only.
    • Tax Commissioner - *UPDATED* June 16, 2020 Temporarily closed to walk-in traffic. The office will continue to handle all aspects include telephone calls, mailings, mail and online tag renewals, online tax payments, etc.
    • Roads and Engineering - Normal operations. Office is open to the public. Staff meetings are held outdoors, 6 ft. apart, to decrease person-to-person contact.
    • Parks and Recreation - County Announces Partial Reopening of Parks and Recreation Facilities, click here.
    • Sanitation - Due to imminent concerns associated with available recycling vendor options and the current outbreak of COVID-19, Troup County must suspend recycling services until further notice, effective Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

For more information, please visit the Troup County Government's website here or connect with them on Facebook.



COVID-19 Signage for Business

Signage is required for every business that stays open as well as social distancing of 6 feet.

News Releases

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