LOWNDES COUNTY, Ga.(WTXL) — Moody Air Force Base has issued a stay-at-home order in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
This comes after Lowndes County officials announced a ban on gatherings of 10 people or more, a voluntary order to shelter-in-place and the closure of all gyms and recreation facilities on Tuesday morning.
The stay-at-home order, posted to Facebook by 23d Wing Commander, is mandatory for military members.
The order went into effect Tuesday afternoon and will last until noon on Monday, April 6.
As part of this order, residents are encouraged to follow the stay-at-home measures unless they are traveling to or from work, participating in outdoor exercise activities, or visiting an essential business, for example but not limited to grocery stores, banks, hospitals, or daycare facilities.
Click here to view the full Emergency Management Purpose Order or the latest Moody specific guidance.