In response to Dorminy Medical Center reporting at least one case of an individual testing positive for COVID-19 in Ben Hill County, the Chairman and Board of Commissioners of Ben Hill County and the Mayor and City Council of the City of Fitzgerald, Georgia have declared a Public Health State of Emergency related to COVID-19. You can read the full declaration in the attached document: Public Health State of Emergency - Ben Hill County/Fitzgerald, GA

Excerpts from the declaration are:

  • 9:00 pm curfew
  • Recommendations to stay home
  • Avoid unnecessary human contact

The EMA director for Ben Hill County, Brandon Fletcher, reminds everyone there is a 24/7 hotline available for residents of Ben Hill County who have questions. The number you can call with questions is: (229) 424-7340.