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City of Bainbridge imposes curfew until April 6

Posted at 4:45 PM, Mar 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-24 16:45:14-04

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WTXL) — A curfew has been imposed in the City of Bainbridge amid coronavirus concerns.

The curfew will go into effect from at 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. daily. The curfew, which will continue at least until April 6, applies to the city limits of Bainbridge.

Residents, unless you are identified as an "exempt individual" as defined below, will remain in their homes or on their property during the curfew period.

EXEMPT INDIVIDUALS include those individuals engaged essential services such as:

(1) fire
(2) law enforcement
(3) medical and hospital services, including veterinary services
(4) military services
(5) utility emergency repairs
(6) persons seeking emergency medical services or hospital services and those persons assisting such persons
(7) individuals traveling to and from their jobs with appropriate identification and persons traveling to medical facilities
(8) individuals engaged in the delivery of food, medicine, medical supplies, fuel including, but not limited to, the re-stocking of grocery stores, pharmacies, and convenience stores
(9) news media employees
(10) designated employees or agents of businesses designated by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency as "essential" pursuant to O.C.G.A. 38-3-58
(11) persons providing necessary care of companion animals in the custody and care of an animal shelter, boarding facility, or kennel and persons walking personal animals
(12) critical infrastructure businesses and employees as designated by the Governor or identified by U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cyber-security and Infrastructure Security Agency.