(WTVA) — Leaders in some Northeast Mississippi cities took steps to try to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Below is a list of some of those communities:
- No gatherings of more than 10 people allowed.
- Restaurants prohibiting from offering dine-in service.
- No curfew is in effect.
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- Only essential businesses are open until April 5.
- City Hall front door closed until further notice. Call City Hall if you need assistance.
- Fingerprinting at Belmont Police Department suspended.
- Public Works still continuing to work, but only call if it is a critical need.
- Park and Rec events delayed until health crisis is over. Includes practice, meetings and games.
- Parks remain open, but restroom facilities are closed.
- City court for April 14 postponed until May 12.
- Belmont Library closed.
- Tishomingo County schools closed. Grab and go lunches are available at the Belmont campus Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
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- No local mandates.
- City services still being offered.
- People encouraged to practice excellent hygiene, social distancing and not gathering in groups greater than 10.
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- Nonessential businesses cannot have more than 10 people.
- Essential businesses can operate normally.
- Restaurants, other businesses that sell prepared food must close dine-in areas.
- People encouraged to stay at home.
- Restrictions in effect until April 1.
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Tupelo - Open this link
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West Point - Open this link
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