COVID-19 Travel Resources
The health & safety of the Perry community and our visitors is our highest priority.
Last Updated on April 24, 2020
On April 20, 2020 Governor Kemp issued a new Executive Order regarding a slow re-opening of the economy. Highlights are below.
1. Previous executive orders called for the temporary closure of certain businesses including – but not limited to – gyms, recreation centers, tattoo parlors, hair salons, barbers, and others that require close human contact.
Starting Friday, April 24, 2020 these businesses will be allowed to reopen and maintain “minimum basic operations” by following prescribed guidelines.
2. Previous executive orders called for the temporary closure or limited operations of restaurants, theaters, private clubs and other similar businesses that host large gatherings of individuals.
Starting Monday, April 27, 2020 these businesses will also be allowed to reopen and allow dine-in options while following the same prescribed guidelines.
3. Bars and nightclubs are excluded from this executive order and further details pertaining to the types of businesses allowed to reopen will be coming in the days ahead.
Read the full Executive Order here.
COVID-19 Information and Resources
Perry Welcome Center
The Perry Welcome Center will close effective March 19. The fenced dog run and picnic facilities will remain open daily. Please note that our staff will continue to be available to answer your questions via website, social media channels or email. If you need travel assistance don't hesitate in contacting us.
Major Event Cancellations
Perry International Festival - rescheduled for Fall 2020
April Food Truck Friday - canceled
Special Needs Egg Hunt - canceled
Perry Dogwood Festival - canceled
Dogwood Derby - canceled
April Yoga in the Park - canceled
Art in the Park & Chalk Walk - rescheduled for Sept. 19th
May Food Truck Friday - canceled
May Yoga in the Park - canceled
Guidance for Travelers
Restrictions on travel from Europe to the United States have been put in place by the federal government for the next 30 days.The official statement and details can be found on The White House website.
Travelers using the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport can find updates and a FAQ on the airport website.
The CDC is operating public health entry screening/quarantines at U.S. airports and border crossings, including the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (ATL).
Due to the rapidly changing international response to COVID-19, Delta Airlines and other carriers are adjusting daily flights. For details, please refer to airline web sites.
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