COVID-19 Updates

Current City of Madison Covid related ordinances/policies

Ordinance Requiring the Use of Masks or Face Coverings in Public During the COVID-19 Outbreak (8/19/2020)
This ordinance, enacted by Mayor & Council, requiring facial coverings or masks within the City when the prevalence of confirmed COVID-19 over the previous 14 days is equal to or greater than 100 cases per 100,000 people. Exceptions are noted.
Read the full ordinance
Cases are currently below the threshhold: THIS ORDINANCE IS NOT CURRENTLY IN EFFECT.
* Printable Masks Required sign (optional)
* Printable 8.5x11 opt out sign (required if withholding consent)

Policy Requiring Face Coverings in City Buildings (7/13/2020) Rescinded 6/4/2021
This policy, enacted by Mayor & Council, requires employees and members of the public to wear masks when entering and while inside City buildings.

current covid-19 related executive orders from governor kemp

Executive Order.03-31.21.03 - Empowering A Healthy Georgia (3/31/2021)
Providing additional guidance for Empowering a Healthy Georgia in response to COVID-19 Guidance for Empowering a Healthy Georgia in response to COVID-19. The order includes specific requirements for reopening restaurant dine-in services and adds capacity limits and other safety requirements for retailers.
Read the full order.

Further information

The City of Madison is actively following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.  We are monitoring public health information for any potential impact in our community. We are coordinating with and following the guidance of the Morgan County Emergency Management, Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Governor Kemp and Kathleen E. Toomey, M.D., M.P.H., Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) commissioner, announced a daily status report page for confirmed COVID-19 cases in Georgia. This will replace nightly news releases from the Governor’s Office and DPH. The report updates every day at noon and 7 p.m. to ensure accurate and regular information is provided to the public. The new tool can be found on the DPH website.

For accurate and reliable information about COVID-19 log on to:
COVID-19 Screening Tool


* Madison in May Spring Tour of Homes, May 2021, canceled
* Madison Fest, April 2021, canceled
* Memorial Day Ceremony in Town Park, May 31, 2021, canceled
* Firefly Festival, July 2021, canceled


Greater Atlanta COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund: (COVID-19 Fund) for non-profits
UGA Small Business Development Center/DCA/DED: Small Business Recovery Information & Assistance
Georgia Division of Family and Child Services; How to apply for The Georgia Food Stamp Program (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP)
Georgia Department of Labor; COVID-19 Unemployment filing information for employers and employees
Georgia Department of Labor; COVID-19 Unemployment FAQs page
U.S. Small Business Administration; Coronavirus (COVID-19: Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources page

A message from mayor perriman - 4/13/2020

a message from mayor perriman