Discover DeKalb COVID-19 Updates:

At Discover DeKalb, we are charged with promoting not only our beloved cities, our industries, and businesses, but also ensuring the safety and general welfare of all of our residents and visitors. In light of the current COVID-19 situation, our mission has shifted to make sure that everyone remains informed and safe.

We know that with the spread of COVID-19 and the subsequent closures all around the country and county, this is an uncertain time for everyone, and we want to assure you that our first priority will always be our residents and visitors of DeKalb. We feel fortunate to have the best and most well-informed health professionals and specialists in our own backyard at the CDC.

We are remaining in close contact with the state and federal agencies to ensure we are adhering to all governmental regulations and recommendations to keep our community, safe, healthy and operational.

To keep residents and potential visitors up to date, we will be updating this page regularly with the latest information regarding the novel coronavirus as it pertains to DeKalb. Updates can be found on the homepage of our webpage, here. For the latest information on COVID-19 in the United States, please visit the Center for Disease Control’s website, here.

State of DeKalb:

Many of our local businesses and restaurants remain open for curbside pickup and are taking extra sanitation precautions to ensure the health and safety of their staff and guests. Consider spreading #LoveDeKalb during this time by placing a pick-up order to-go at one of our many local restaurants which have been and continue to be the heartbeat of our community. For updates on which restaurants offer this, follow us on Instagram @discoverdekalb.

To keep yourself and those around you safe, please adhere to the CDC’s best practices for preventing the spread of disease including:

Wash your hands frequently with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds

  • Use a hand sanitizer that is at least 60% alcohol
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or into your elbow; and

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Our thoughts are with all of those who have been affected. We are doing everything in our power to ensure we keep the residents and visitors of our community safe during this time, and we appreciate your help with these efforts. We are a strong community and we have no doubt we will come out of this stronger than ever.

James Tsismanakis

Discover DeKalb, Executive Director/CEO