Fulton County Re-Openings and Service Changes

COVID-19 Reopening Update

Read the Latest on Fulton County Re-Openings and Service Changes

October 07, 2020

This is a summary of updates to services, facility access, meetings, and events. Click here to see a list of services available online.

 

ARTS & CULTURE
Art Centers and the Wolf Creek Amphitheater are closed to the public. View virtual class schedule. 


BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

SERVICES FOR ADULTS WITH INTELLECTUAL & DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
• The North Training Center, Central Training Center, & South Training Center are closed effective July 10th until further notice. For questions, please call 404-613-6385.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR ADULTS
• The North Fulton Service Center is closed effective Friday, July 10th until further notice.
• The South Fulton Service Center will open on Mondays & Wednesdays from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM effective July 13th. To make an in-person or Tele-Health appointment, please call 404-730-9626.
• The Center for Health & Rehabilitation will be open on Tuesday & Thursday from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, effective July 14th. To make an in-person or Tele-Health appointment, please call 404-730-9626

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS & EMERGING ADULTS

All Behavioral Health facilities for children, adolescents, and emerging adults are closed until further notice. This includes the following locations:
• North Fulton Service Center
• The Fulton County Clubhouse for Youth
• Behavioral Health services at Adamsville Regional Health Center
• Oak Hill Child, Adolescent & Family Center

New or existing clients can make a Tele-Health appointment by calling (404) 612-9339. If you are experiencing a behavioral health crisis, please call the Georgia Crisis & Access Line at 1-800-715-4225.


BOARD OF HEALTH
Board of Health services are open at the following locations:

  • North Fulton Regional
  • 10 Park Place
  • College Park Regional
  • Adamsville Regional Health Center
  • Neighborhood Union Health Center
  • Oak Hill, Child, Adolescent and Family Health Center (appointment only)
  • Center for Health and Rehabilitation (for COVID -19 Testing ONLY)

 

Click here to also see an updated list of COVID-19 testing.

Clients seeking services will have their temperatures checked by Fulton County Board of Health nurses and wear a mask (also provided by a nurse) before they enter the building. This also applies to the staff coming to work.

Anyone exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 will not be allowed into the building. Those refusing to wear a mask and or have their temperature taken will not be allowed into the facility.

These measures have been taken to protect the health and safety of our clients and staff.


CLERK OF SUPERIOR AND MAGISTRATE COURTS

Starting Tuesday, September 1, 2020, ALL services at the North and South Fulton Service Centers will be by appointment only. Customers can access the appointment scheduler at fultonclerk.org The Clerk of Superior and Magistrate Courts downtown location at 136 Pryor Street is currently not accepting appointments and will continue to accept walk-ins.

Residents are encouraged to utilize eServices here


JUVENILE COURT
The Fulton County Juvenile Court will only conduct essential hearings, including Preliminary Protective Hearings (PPH) and Detention Hearings for detained youth. These hearings will be calendared on Mondays and Thursdays and will be conducted via video conference in accordance with Rule 12.2 of the Uniform Rules of Juvenile Court. Detention hearings will be scheduled at 10 am and PPH hearings (for youth placed in DFCS custody) will be scheduled at 2 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays until the Judicial Emergency Order ends.


LIBRARY SERVICES
 The Fulton County Library System is offering curbside pickup services. Items placed on hold by library patrons are available for pickup from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.  Learn more.

Ask a Librarian live assistance site will be available during the same hours as curbside services.

Various digital services are available.  


MARSHAL
Evictions in Fulton County are scheduled to resume on August 13, 2020

Beginning on July 20, 2020, the deputies of the Fulton County Marshal’s Department will start posting “Final Notices” on all of the locations that we are currently in possession of a Writ of Possession, which will include both plaintiff and company labor writs. All writs that we now hold in our possession predate March 20, 2020. We will begin scheduling dates and times for execution of said writs on or about July 23, 2020, if we have a writ for your property you will receive a call to schedule. Please be patient as we have a large number of phone calls to make. As always, writs will be executed based on the date of receipt by our department. With regards to questions concerning your writ please contact the assigned first, should you attempt to contact the deputy assigned to your writ and the deputy is not in the office, please leave a message as all deputies are out working diligently to ensure all properties receive a final notice. 

If you have questions regarding:

Please allow 48 hours for all calls, voicemails, and emails to be returned. 


PROBATE COURT / WEAPONS CARRY PERMIT 

Due to a large number of Applications for New and Renewal Weapons Carry Licenses, you can expect significant delays at each location. You may wish to complete your application before coming to the Probate Court.

Click here for the application which can be filled out online and printed out OR printed out as a blank document and completed in ink. This application is used for both initial applications and renewal applications. DO NOT sign the application until you file it with the Court. You may also complete your application after you arrive at the Court.

The Probate Court accepts Applications during the following hours: Main Probate Court office (downtown) – 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; North Service Center – 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.; South Service Center 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Renewals - Based on an Executive Order signed by Governor Kemp on May 8, 2020 anyone who has a Weapons Carry License that expired between February 13, 2020, and June 12, 2020, must apply for renewal within 120 days after the expiration date on the face of the license.

Fingerprinting
Fulton County Police Department, Alpharetta Police Department, and Sandy Springs Police Department, North Fulton Service Center and South Fulton Service Center are offering fingerprinting services. Fulton County Police Department will fingerprint any resident of Fulton County. Alpharetta Police Department will only fingerprint residents of Alpharetta. Sandy Springs Police Department will only fingerprint residents of Sandy Springs. The City of South Fulton will not begin fingerprinting until August 31, 2020, or later.


REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

To request an Absentee Ballot: To ensure the safety of all residents, we are referring voters to the new portal provided by the Secretary of State’s Office. To request an absentee ballot, voters can visit https://ballotrequest.sos.ga.gov Voters will need to enter their driver’s license number. The information will serve as their signature, which is required on the application.

Learn more


SELECT FULTON 

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the One-Stop Career Centers at North Fulton Service Center, South Fulton Annex, and Adamsville Regional Health Center are CLOSED until further notice. Job seekers are encouraged to visit ATLWorks.org for information about employment and training services. They can complete the fields and a staff member will follow up with them about their needs.


SENIOR SERVICES
Currently, all Senior Centers remain closed due to COVID-19. However, virtual senior classes are also available. Click here for a list of classes.

For Senior Meal Assistance Call the Senior Services STARLINE 404-613-6000.


SHERIFF
All visitation is suspended until further notice at the Fulton County Jail, Alpharetta Annex, Marietta [Street] Annex, and South Fulton Annex (in Union City). The only exception to this directive will be for attorney visits, judges, clergy, medical/mental health providers, and other law enforcement agencies. Online video visitation is still available at www.fultonsheriff.net via communications vendor Securus.

Learn more.


TAG OFFICES

Effective Monday, July 27, 2020, the following Tax Commissioner’s offices at the following locations will be closed until further notice:

Government Center Downtown
141 Pryor Street, Atlanta, GA 30303

Greenbriar Mall Service Center
2841 Greenbriar Parkway Suite 106, Atlanta, GA 30331

The self-service kiosk at 141 Pryor Street will remain accessible to the public. Additional resources will be available at the Customer Service Center at Maxwell Road, North Fulton Service Center, and South Fulton Service Center locations during this time.

View the locations and hours for Tax Commissioner offices here.

Residents who need to simply renew their vehicle registration can avoid the lines by visiting a Kiosk location or renew online. Fulton County has waived convenience and credit card processing fees to make kiosks and online registration more convenient.


Vehicle Registration Kiosks are located at the following Kroger stores:

• 2685 Metropolitan Parkway SW, Atlanta, GA 30315
• 227 Sandy Springs Place, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
• 3330 Piedmont Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
• 800 Glenwood Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
• 725 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
• 10945 State Bridge Road, Alpharetta, GA 30022

Kiosks are also available at all Tax Commissioner office locations.

For more information or to renew vehicle registrations online, click here. 


VITAL RECORDS
The office of Vital Records will return to normal business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.at 141 Pryor Street. This office handles Birth and Death Certificates. Services are also available online.