SHELTER IN PLACE ORDERED FOR ALL GEORGIANS
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COVID-19 - Business Resource List:


Social distancing is necessary to stop the spread of the deadly COVID-19. The Governor's Shelter in Place order and local regulations and guidelines have necessitated operational changes for all businesses and organizations in Sanderville and Washington County.

 
Restaurants:


Captain D's. Drive-thru open. Carry out open. Dining area closed. (478) 552-0814.
Chester Deans Buffet and BBQ. Open for Lunch, Wednesday and Sunday. Drive Thru Only. Please visit their Facebook page and order the day before. No ordering on day of lunch. (478) 552-9246.
Dairy Queen. Drive-thru only. Dining area closed. (478) 412-2724.
Fox's Pizza Den. Carry out and Curb side only.
Open Monday-Thursday. 11:30am to 1pm and 5pm to 7:30pm.
Friday. 11:30am to 1pm. 5:00pm to 7:30pm.
Saturday. 5pm to 7:30pm. To place an order please call, (478) 552-1099.
Hardees. Drive-thru only. Dining area closed. (478) 240-0790.
KFC. Drive-thru open. Carry out open. Dining area closed. (478) 412-8130.
Maricelas. 10:30am to 9pm. Dining area open.
To-Go orders in person and phone orders. (478) 553-9304
Pueblas Mexican Restaurant. Closed.
The Dairy Lane. Order inside or online or call to order curbside. Dining area is closed.(478) 552-2482.
Waffle House. To go orders only. 7am to 9pm. (478) 552-9100
Wendys. Drive-thru open. Carry out open. Dining area closed. (478) 552-0407.
Zaxby's. Drive-thru only. Dining area closed.  (478) 240-0505.
 
 
Retailers and Service Providers:


Arabella's Salon & Spa. Closed until May 11.
Capital Barber and Beauty. Reopen Thursday May 14. (478) 232-8278.
Franklin Propane Gas Inc. Monday, May 4, we will reopen our showroom area for in-person payments, gas orders, service requests, and purchases. Please continue to maintain at least 6 feet of space between yourself and our employees or other customers who may be in the showroom.
WE CONTINUE TO STRONGLY ENCOURAGE THE USE OF MAIL, ONLINE, OR TELEPHONE PAYMENT OPTIONS WHENEVER POSSIBLE.
Customers MUST use the front entrance ONLY. Customers will no longer be permitted to use the side door to enter the shop/warehouse area of the building, and we can no longer provide restroom facilities for customers.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this transition time. As always, our primary concern is the health and safety of our customers and employees.(478) 552-6667.
Geo's Quarters. Hours are Monday-Friday 9am to 2pm. Sat. 9am to 12pm. Offering free local delivery. (478) 553-9400.
Hair Palace. Call or text your stylist or nail tech and wait in your vehicle. (478) 552-2345.
Ideal Beauty Shop. We will return to work Friday May 1.
We will be consulting with you, what day is best suited for you to come and what you need to do before you come in. There will be NO walk ins at this time. We reserve the right to refuse service.
Current changes
Fridays - 9:00 am-3:30 pm This day is reserved for our senior citizens and weekly scheduled clients. If you have underlining health issues, this is the safest day for you to come.
4:00-5:30 pm - scheduled clients.
Tuesdays - 9:00 am -1:00 pm - children and teenagers
Wednesday & Thursday - 10:00 am - 5:30 pm - scheduled clients
Saturday - 9:00 am -2:00 pm - scheduled clients
In order to keep everyone safe, come to your appointment by yourself. Please respect us and others during this time.
Later, will be provide the procedures that will be implemented during this time of Covid-19.
Times will be adjusted as necessary.
Joie + Co. Mon-Fri. 1pm-6pm. Sat. 11-3.  (478) 290-9980.
Lilly T. Grace. Mon-Fri. 11am-5pm. Offers porch delivery in Sandersville. Also offering free shipping on all orders.(478) 357-8677.
Mel Daniel Heating Cooling and Electrical. I want all of you to know that on March 18 we met with departments heads and laid out a plan to help protect our employees and customers during these difficult times. (Along with usual preventative methods, washing hands, bleaching surfaces etc...) Our technicians are receiving work orders at home, dispatching from home and trying not to enter your home during a service call, if not totally necessary. If you have any heating, cooling or electrical needs please feel free to call us at (478) 552-2828.
Merle Norman. Offering free local delivery & $4 flat rate shipping until April 15th. Offering Face Time.  (478) 552-8422.
Owls Nest 116. By appointment only. Free Local Delivery (478) 521-0092.
Refinishing on Faith. Thurs-Fri. 10am-5:30pm. Sat. 10am-2pm.  Posting items daily if you would like to purchase phonepay is available I can invoice through email and cash app. Delivery within 10 miles of the store or you can pickup curbside. (478) 357-8420.
Sandersville Progress. Lobby is closed.  If you need assistance with payments, legals, classifieds, community news or advertising please email us or call us at (478)552-3161 or (478)251-1186. Emails are below. If you would like to drop anything off please do so in our black mailbox next to the double windows closer to The Pringle Building. news@thesandersvilleprogress.com reporter@thesandersvilleprogress.com, classifieds@thesandersvilleprogress.com, advertising@thesandersvilleprogress.com
publisher@thesandersvilleprogress.com, accounting@thesandersvilleprogress.com Deadlines are every Friday by 12 noon!
Sandersville Building Supply. Office hours are 7:30am-4:30pm. Please keep in mind that we are accepting call in orders for those that are practicing social distancing, just as we are. We have put some guidelines in place at the store to keep our customers and employees as safe as possible. Once again, Thank you for your continued support and business!  (478)-552-2537
Summit Ace. Online shopping - We encourage you to take advantage of our online ordering at acehardware.com. Curbside pickup program. Call the store to place your order, we will “shop” for you and meet you at your vehicle outside at a designated pickup time. Home delivery - Within 10 miles of the store, we offer free delivery for orders over $50! Charges will apply if we deliver past the 10 miles, so please call us to ask for details. (478) 232-3273.
Twisted Sisters Salon/The Hair Force. Please call your stylist for appointments.
Warthen Lane. Mon-Fri. 9am-2pm. Sat. 9am-12pm. Please call & text for delivery. (478) 232-7696.
Wiley Home Center. Available homes will be open Mon.-Fri. 10am-4pm. Sat. 10am-2pm.
**All additional information will be conducted by calling one of the numbers below.Please schedule all appointments. In person appointments need to be made in advance. These actions will be followed until further notice. We want to limit exposure to our families & customers, but continue to give you the best service possible.Thank you for your patience and understanding.
478-246-1008 - Office. 706-945-6695 – Natalie. 478-986-0660 - Freddie. 478-206-3334 - Melissa
 
 
 
Financial Institutions:


Gail Wiley - Country Financial.  Our agency office safe and open to meet your needs. However, if you are unable to come to our offices, we're available to discuss and service your claims and/or insurance related needs by phone, email, or video conference. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us at (478) 552-3100 or on my cell at (706) 207-8017. You can also email me at gail.wiley@countryfinancial.com. Our office is open!
Citizens Bank. Lobby and drive thru is open. Asking if you have a direct business need only to come into the bank. Please use Online Banking, Mobile banking, SMS Text Banking as well as telephone and email correspondence. Please call (478) 552 5116.
Freedom Tax. Mon.-Fri. 11AM-2PM. (478) 552-3388.
Geo. D. Warthen Bank. Now operating drive thru only. If you are in need of a loan officer, customer service representative or need to use any services traditionally inside, please call (478) 552-6901 and make an appointment. Feel free to visit the website, www.gdwbank.com
Queensborough National Bank and Trust will offer drive-thru service only until further notice. If you feel that you have a banking necessity and need to meet with a banker, please call your local branch to make an appointment with a manager or lender.
As a reminder, we have many tools to help you continue to bank while practicing “social distancing”.
Q Online Banking, Q Mobile Banking, ATMs, Telephone Banking, and the Q Customer Care Center are ways to access your account with Queensborough while limiting personal interactions. Visit www.QNBTRUST.bank or call (478) 625-2000 for more information.
Sammons Insurance Inc. Doors are closed. Office will take calls, emails or a fax, Mon-Fri. 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
If at all possible, please call in payments or use your online accounts. Cash payments can still be made until further notice, but if you generally pay in cash, please consider purchasing a prepaid Visa or other debit cards for paying your premiums for the next few weeks. If you need to come to the office to meet with any of our staff, please call ahead  to give you the okay to do so. n the event of a state or national shutdown, they will be working from home. Telephone: (478) 552-2506.

Southern Ethos Wealth Management. 9am to 5pm. (478) 209-1001.
Sweat & Harrison LLC. Doors are closed. Office will take calls, emails or a fax. Mon-Fri. 8:00am to 6:00pm. Sat. 9:00am to 12pm.
(478) 553-1829.
 
 
Government:


City of Sandersville. The City Hall lobby is closed to the public. All City Offices are closed on Friday. Please use alternative methods of communication and payment, and by doing business through online services, mail, drop-box, or telephone. We ask that you make your utility payment during this time using any of these methods or at our drive-thru window at City Hall. Please call (478) 552-2525 or visit sandersville.net.
Washington County Board of Commissioners. All County offices are closed to the public until April 1st. County offices will continue to operate and will be available to respond to emails and telephone calls to discuss any issues that the public may have. Please refer to the County website www.washingtoncountyga.gov and click on the departments tab for the contact information of the office you need to contact. Notifications will also be placed on the doors of each office listing their office numbers for any concerns. For those that need to pay for car tags or property taxes, please visit the Washington County Tax Commissioner's website. (478) 552-2144.
 
Health and Wellness:


Rick Halvorsen DMD PC
Our office will be open for emergencies on Mondays & Wednesdays from 8:00- 4:00pm. If you feel you have a dental emergency please contact our office at (478) 552-6266 and leave a detailed message. We will return your call as soon as possible. Our primary concern is your safety. You all will be in our prayers. We are planning to resume our normal schedule April 6th.
Sandersville Drug Co. Offers delivery and a drive thru. Call (478) 552-7333.
Sandersville Family Practice. We are operating normal hours and trying to do everything possible to protect every patient as well as staff. We ask that you call prior to your appointment and call from the parking lot once you arrive. Each patient will be escorted in and placed in an exam room. We are NOT calling in antibiotics because of the liability of missed diagnosis but we will work you in as always. Please stay home if you can, wash your hands frequently and practice social distancing. (478) 552-2020.
Washington County Health Department. (478) 552-3210.
Health department clinical services will be limited during public health's #COVID19 response. You must call for an appointment, no walk-ins accepted at this time. Services will be limited to the following until further notice:
• STD & HIV testing
• Birth control
• Tuberculosis program
• Immunizations for children age 5 and younger
• Tdap vaccination
• Hepatitis A vaccination
• Medicaid enrollment for women’s health and pregnancy
• WIC program vouchers
https://northcentralhealthdistrict.org/county-health-depar…/
Washington County Regional Medical Center. In response to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in Georgia, effective immediately, we are restricting all Visitation To The Hospital. There will be No Visitation to any department until further notice.
Patients for Outpatient Services:
All non-emergency patients presenting for surgery or diagnostic services and treatment should use the hospital’s Emergency entrance, where a staff member will greet patients and provide screening and directions to the area where care is to be provided, between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm only.
Patient Visitor Changes:
No Visitation At This Time. Phones are available in every patient room and we encourage you to give your loved one a call at any time by dialing 478-240-2000.
Our MSP unit, and ECF will continue to restrict All Visitation at this time.
Emergency Patient Entry:
At the Emergency Department entrance, patients transported by ambulance will enter the building at the ambulance bay as usual. For patients arriving by other than emergency transport, a screening by staff will be in place.
Please use the Emergency Room Entrance to make your patient account payments. We will mail your receipts to the address we have on file for you. You may also mail payments to PO Box 636 Sandersville, GA 31082.
Medical Records:
The Medical Records Department will be closed to the public. Our staff are in the office and are happy to help you by phone with any medical records request that you may have. If you or your physician are needing a copy of your medical records, please call ahead at one of the numbers below. The Medical Records staff will happily fax your records to the physician that is needing them. We also have a “Patient Portal” on our website that is available for the patients to view their medical records. If you have not already been set up with the “Patient Portal”, please call the Medical Records Department and they will be able to quickly set you up for this access. For patients that are needing the paper copy of their medical records, please call ahead so that our staff can process your request and discuss the arrangements for you picking up the medical records. We apologize for any inconvenience however the safety of our patients, families, and employees continues to be our top priority.
Medical Records: (478) 240-2084 or (478) 240-2089
Testing:
We are continuously following updates and guidance from the CDC and Department of Public Health on testing. If you suspect that you or a loved one has been exposed to coronavirus, and you are showing correlating symptoms of COVID-19, please take these measures. Unless you are experiencing a health, emergency and need immediate health intervention, do not go to an emergency room.
1. Call your primary care physician’s office to discuss your symptoms and your possible exposure. Your healthcare provider will determine if you need to be tested for COVID-19.
2. Be prepared to treat the common symptoms of COVID-19, which includes fever, cough, and possible respiratory congestion. Be sure to remain hydrated, drinking plenty of liquids. Sports drinks such as Gatorade and Powerade contain electrolytes that are effective in combating dehydration.
For more information on what to do to prevent the spread of disease and illness if you are sick:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/…/about/steps-when-sick.html
(478) 240-2000.
Wellness Works. Wellness Works. 8am to 7pm. By appointment only. (478) 240-2391.
 
Museums:


The Brown House Museum will be closed until further notice.
 
Pets:


Sandersville Veterinary Clinic. Office will be treating your pets; however, if you only need to pick up medicine or any products please call ahead to have your order ready. Please come to the walk up window to make it more convenient. (478) 552-0016.
 
Utilities:


The COVID-19 Virus has now been confirmed in counties both in and near the Washington EMC service territory. For the protection and health of our members and employees, all Washington EMC offices are closed to walk-in traffic effective Monday, March 23, 2020. Customer service agents are available to answer phone calls during normal business hours of 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. Drive-thru service is available at our Sandersville and Wrightsville locations. Payment drop-box services are available at Sandersville, Wrightsville, Milledgeville and Sparta offices. Linemen and operations personnel will be responding to outages 24 hours a day to ensure uninterrupted electric service.
Washington EMC has modified procedures to help our members during this time. Late payment fees and service disconnections for non-payment have been temporarily suspended. Customers will continue to receive monthly electric bills as normal. We encourage all customers to continue to pay their bill, if possible, to eliminate large balances coming due after this crisis. If you wish to establish a payment arrangement or talk to a representative about your account, please call us at 800-552-2577. All payment options listed below are available during this time.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Communication and Payment Options:
• Visit our website at www.washingtonemc.com
• Mobile App (search for WEMC Mobile) – username and password will need to be set up online prior to using this service
• Phone – (800) 552-2577 – Talk to a Customer Service Representative or use our automated phone system
• Drive-Thru Window – Sandersville (319 N. Smith Street) and Wrightsville
• Drop Box – Sandersville (Temporary Office at 258 N. Harris St.), Wrightsville, Milledgeville and Sparta.