After midnight Tuesday, Clayton County will join the growing list of metro Atlanta cities and counties that have enacted mandatory shelter in place policies for residents amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Anyone living in unincorporated Clayton County will be mandated to stay at their homes, with the exception of “essential activities,” the county board of commissioners said in a news release.
These activities include work-related responsibilities, obtaining groceries and medicine, exercise and taking care of family members or pets in another household. For a full list of "essential activities," click here to read the full document.
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