North Fulton services reduced, adapted for coronavirus control

The main stage at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center. PHOTO / JASON GETZ

Credit: Jason Getz

Credit: Jason Getz

The main stage at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center. PHOTO / JASON GETZ

Fulton County officials announced several key services will continue with modifications due to the spread of the coronavirus. Court services will be suspended for 30 days. Below are more county and city services that have been canceled or changed.

Cultural and activity centers: Libraries, senior citizen programs, and arts and culture activities have been suspended until further notice. However, the centers will remain open for early voting.

Food services and home deliveries: Arrangements are being made to drop off one meal per day to senior citizens participating in the Home Delivered Meal program. In addition, locations will be announced where meals will be available for students from Fulton County and Atlanta Public Schools.

Atlanta: City employees were told Friday that all non-essential employees would work from home until March 31 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. At city hall on Friday, staff was on hand to accept construction permit and business license applications and take water bill payments.

The Atlanta City Council is also planning to conduct business remotely. City Council President Felicia Moore said Monday’s 1 p.m. council meeting had been rescheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday and would be occur via teleconference. For the public participation portion of the meeting, the public can email their comments to the council to be put into the official record, Moore said. The public will also be allowed to listen to the meeting by phone. The council will be on recess after Tuesday’s meeting and isn’t scheduled to meet again until April 20.

Sandy Springs: All programming at Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center has been suspended through March 31. City officials said ticket holders will be able to exchange tickets or get a refund by contacting the box office at 770.206.2022 or email

Roswell: Municipal court will close for 30 days starting Monday. Recreation and parks activities, as well as community events have been suspended. The Historical and Cultural Affairs department has suspended activities. Several places will remain open including Roswell Cultural Arts Center, Roswell River Landing, Archibald Smith Plantation, Barrington Hall and Roswell city parks.

Alpharetta: All parks and recreation programs are suspended through March 30. The Adult Activity Center, which provides recreation programs for senior citizens is suspended until further notice.

Johns Creek Municipal Court is canceled through March 27. Recreation and Park activities and programs and Autrey Mill Nature Preserve activities are suspended through April 12.