We are closely monitoring reports from the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization, and we will continue to seek guidance from public health officials in consideration of our ongoing projects.
Our primary goal has always been to increase the safety of our residents and visitors, and we will continue to do so by releasing new information as it becomes available. If you need assistance in some way and are unsure who to contact, please reach out to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will do our best to connect you with the right resource or contact to get you the support you need.
State of Georgia Extends Declaration of Emergency
Updated May 28, 2020
Governor Kemp has extended the statewide Declaration of Emergency until June 12, 2020. This includes Cobb County. Details of any county update and statements made by county officials can be found under the Latest News and Announcements on the county’s website.
The county has also provided the phone numbers (located in image) to help offer up-to-date answers to any questions about COVID-19.
City of Kennesaw Issues Executive Order
Updated June 5, 2020
The City of Kennesaw began reopening City Hall and Smith-Gilbert Gardens on Monday, May 18, 2020. Their Declaration of Emergency was renewed on May 6, 2020, and will be in effect until Mayor Easterling finds that the emergency no longer exists. For further updates from the city of Kennesaw, please visit https://www.kennesaw-ga.gov/covid-19/.
SBA Loans Still Accepting Applicants
Georgia’s small businesses are now eligible to apply for a low-interest federal disaster loan from the Small Business Administration (SBA). If you are a small business and need support, please consider inquiring at your earliest convenience by visiting SBA’s page.
Cobb Chamber Resources
The Cobb Chamber has dedicated a page on their website to provide various resources and information to assist in navigating this unprecedented situation. This page includes resources for small business support, aid for nonprofits, tips on taking care of Cobb’s students and senior citizens, and more. The Chamber will be continually updating information on this page, so be sure to check back often.
Small Business Loans
Cobb County Government is partnering with SelectCobb to provide relief to small businesses that have been devastated by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will be accepted from June 8 at 10 a.m. to June 26 at 5 p.m. An informational webinar on how to complete your application and answer any questions you might have is available on June 10th at 10 a.m. For more information including eligibility requirements, the application process, grant tiers, eligible uses and more, visit selectcobb.com/grants/.