Governor Brian Kemp has issued a shelter-in-place order for the state of Georgia. The order will be effective beginning today (Friday, April 3) at 6 p.m. and will expire Monday, April 13, at 11:59 p.m.
It is important to note that this order supersedes all local orders. However, under the Governor’s order, Landings Security and Public Works remain “essential critical infrastructure workforce”.
The Landlovers Board voted unanimously in mid-March to suspend all Landlovers events for the remainder of our fiscal year, which runs through May 31.
Our decision was based on concern for our members and the guidelines stated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC, in accordance with its guidance for large events, recommends that for the next eight weeks, organizers (whether groups or individuals) in the United States cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 or more people. Events of any size should be continued only if they can be carried out with adherence to guidelines for protecting vulnerable populations, hand hygiene, and social distancing.
Because Landlovers cannot guarantee that people will adhere to the guidelines for protecting others, we decided to err on the side of caution. We have had a terrific year and want to make sure that all our stakeholders and team members stay safe.
Earlier today (March 24) Savannah Mayor Van Johnson issued an amended emergency declaration ordering citizens of Savannah to shelter at home starting tomorrow (March 25) to help flatten the curve of the potential spread of COVID-19. Although Chatham County has not yet issued a shelter at home order, Landings Association employees who live in the city limits are affected, which will impact business operations at TLA.