STEWART COUNTY, Ga. (WTVM) - A local health state of emergency has been declared in Stewart County.
The Stewart County Commission announced the state of emergency Tuesday evening.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 has placed the citizens of Stewart County in ongoing and imminent danger and there have been deaths from the virus in counties in close proximity to Stewart County, according to the declaration.
The health state of emergency is in effect March 24 and shall continue in effect until 11:59 p.m. April 13.
See orders of the health state of emergency below: