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East Point extends emergency coronavirus ordinance

The city's stay-at-home order and curfew remain in place until April 7.

EAST POINT, Ga. — The city of East Point approved a fourth emergency ordinance at their March 30 special meeting. 

The new ordinance extends the city's stay-at-home order and curfew until April 7, 2020. All non-essential businesses will remain closed until that time. East Point is currently under curfew from 9 pm to 7 am.

East Point is also extending the deadline for all city tax exemptions until a later date, that hasn't been announced. The deadline was set for April 1, 2020.

"It remains critically important for residents to stay home as we endeavor to flatten the curve of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 disease, so we have made the decision to extend the closure of non-essential businesses and to extend the April 1st deadline to submit all property tax applications and documents," said Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham. "We will continue to monitor updates regarding the Coronavirus/COVID-19 and take additional measures, as needed, to continue to put the health, welfare and safety of our community first."

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