Governor Kemp's Shelter in Place Guidance

Governor Kemp's Statewide Shelter in Place Executive Order Guidance and FAQ

The Governor's order states that:

 All responsibility for interpretation or enforcement is reserved by the state and is assigned to the Georgia Department of Economic Development and locally sourced to the Decatur County Sheriff's Department.


Please call the following numbers with questions concerning the Governors Executive Action and Executive Order -



For questions concerning the status of your business:


Georgia Department of Economic Development


800-255-0056 – For Hearing Impaired


For questions concerning enforcement:


Decatur County Sheriff's Department
(229) 248-3044


For general questions about the Executive Order:


The office of the Governor, Brian Kemp

Constituent Services: 404-656-1776

Click HERE to read the full executive order.

Click HERE to read Statewide Shelter in Place Handout.

Click HERE to read updated enforcement order.