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Oak Ridge Public Library offers access to online resources while it’s closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Mar 31, 2020 - The Oak Ridge Public Library would like everyone to have easy access to its digital materials while it is closed to the public and people are encouraged to stay home.
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How long is COVID-19 detectable on surfaces?

Mar 31, 2020 - Hand sanitizers and disinfectants cannot penetrate dirt, so cleaning with soap and water is the most effective means of removing the virus.
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Gov. Bill Lee signs Executive Order directing Tennesseans to stay home unless engaging in essential activities

Mar 30, 2020 - The order directs Tennesseans to stay home unless engaging in essential activities to limit their exposure to and the spread of COVID-19
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Things you can do to protect yourself and prevent the spread of COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020 - You can plan and make decisions now that will protect you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak.
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An Open Letter from the Mayor and City Council of Oak Ridge on COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020 - Our Community Is Working. We are fighting a powerful and invisible enemy, but working together, we will prevail. That is what Oak Ridgers do.
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Safety tips for enjoying city trails and parks amid COVID-19 concerns

Mar 26, 2020 - The City of Oak Ridge wants its residents to remember to continue to social distance even on the trails, at city parks and in open spaces.
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No wipes down the pipe! Your toilet is not a trash can

Mar 24, 2020 - Residents should not flush any type of wipe, diapers or training pants, pet litter, paper towels, facial tissues, food, and/or sanitary or hygiene products.
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Oak Ridge City Schools to remain closed until at least April 15

Mar 24, 2020 - Oak Ridge City Schools intends to use its 10 stockpiled days to extend its student return date to at least April 15.
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How the City of Oak Ridge is preparing for and responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mar 23, 2020 - Oak Ridge city leaders took actions Monday to adopt and implement Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s latest executive order on coronavirus, or COVID-19, and several other steps being taken to protect Oak Ridgers.
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Mayor Warren Gooch signs Executive Order declaring Local State of Emergency in Oak Ridge

Mar 23, 2020 - An order declaring a local state of emergency due to the novel coronavirus in order to prevent the spread of, and to facilitate the containment of, the COVID-19 disease.
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City of Oak Ridge to hold special meeting Monday at noon on coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mar 23, 2020 - Due to the Center for Disease Control advisory and Governor Bill Lee's Executive Order 17 limiting gatherings of ten or more individuals, the city would encourage residents to watch the meeting on the city website's live stream or Comcast Channel 12.
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First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Anderson County

Mar 19, 2020 - The Anderson County Health Department cannot release any further information about the patient, including a more precise location within Anderson County.
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2020 United States Census invitations begin arriving in the mail

Mar 19, 2020 - Households can respond to the census online at 2020census.gov, by phone or by mail.
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Preventing COVID-19 exposure: A request from Waste Connections

Mar 19, 2020 - Please make sure all garbage is bagged, not loose and placed in the appropriate trash bin.
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Where you can eat in Oak Ridge amid COVID-19 concerns

Mar 19, 2020 - Explore Oak Ridge is tracking restaurants and businesses still serving customers while changing the way they do so to prevent the possible spread of coronavirus or COVID-19.
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