The branches will remain closed off to the public until further notice, but customers may request library books and other materials online or by phone. Library staff members will meet customers at their branch’s main entrance to deliver their orders from a contact-free table, according to a news release. The change took effect on Jan. 11.
As of Jan. 11, Gwinnett had 57,288 confirmed COVID-19 cases, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. From Jan. 2-8, there were 4,676 reported cases, while 4,223 were reported the prior week.