Coronavirus updates:

  1. The Greenwood City Council voted on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 to establish limitations and set guidelines on Trick or Treating.
     WHEREAS, Given the uncertainty around social gatherings amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council acknowledges that this year’s trick-or-treating will be a challenge and look different from previous Halloweens. Door to door trick-or-treating is not recommended by the Greenwood City Council because it can be very dangerous to maintain proper social distancing. However, if citizens of Greenwood decide to trick-or-treat this Halloween, the following guidelines shall be followed to protect our community:
     A.  Trick-or-treaters must be 10 years of age or younger; 
     B. Trick-or-treating hours are limited from 5 pm to 7 pm; 
     C. Trick-or-treating will be limited to trick-or-treaters’ own neighborhood or City Ward; 
     D. Trick-or-treaters should only approach houses where a porch light on;
     E.  Trick-or-treaters must be accompanied by a parent or an adult guardian; 
     F. All participants must wear face masks per City Ordinance.
  2. Governor Tate Reeves has announced that on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 5:00pm the state wide mask mandate will be lifted for Mississippi. 
    Please understand that the City of Greenwood’s Mask Ordinance is still in effect and will remain in effect until the City Council votes otherwise. COVID-19 is still an active threat to us all and we are doing the best we can with regards to slowing down the spread.
  3. Please read Governor Tate Reeves' latest Executive Order as of Monday, September 14, 2020.
    For the most part this order is the same as the previous order, with the exception of the maximum capacity being increased to 75% for retail businesses, restaurants, gyms, and seated dinners at reception halls and conference centers. The party sizes in restaurants is now limited to 10 people per table.
    Also, gyms can now be open 24 hours a day.
  4. The City's Mask Ordinance is still in effect as of August 31, 2020. 
  5. Click here to read the message from Mayor Carolyn McAdams regarding Governor Tate Reeves adding Greenwood and Leflore County to the COVID-19 “hot spot” list on Thursday, July 30, 2020.
  6. During the Tuesday, July 7, 2020 City Council Meeting, the Greenwood City Council voted 5 to 0 to require residents to wear face masks at businesses and in other indoor public spaces or face a financial penalty of up to $1,000.

    This ordinance goes into full effect Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 8:00am.
    Please understand this ordinance was adopted as an effort to slow down the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect the citizens of Greenwood.
    Please read the attached resolution for all the details of the City of Greenwood’s New Mask Ordinance.

  7. On Friday, May 8, 2020, Governor Tate Reeves issued Executive Order 1480, which extends the Safer at Home Order through May 25, 2020. This extension allows for the safe re-openings of gyms, salons and barbershops beginning Monday, May 11, 2020.
  8. Effective Thursday, May 7, 2020: Governor Reeves Amends Safer At Home Order to Safely Reopen Restaurants and Parks.
  9. Effective Wednesday, May 6, 2020 the City of Greenwood’s curfew will be from the hours of 10:00pm until 5:00am. This is a part of our ongoing efforts to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  10. April 24, 2020 - Governor Tate Reeves signed the new Safer-at-Home Order. This order will go into effect April 27, 2020 - May 11, 2020. Also, please read the Safer at Home FAQs provided by the Governor’s Office.
  11. Zoom City Council Meetings: May 5 (agenda, Facebook post) | April 21 | April 7 
  12. Executive Order to Local Shopping Stores Note: For now, this Order applies only to Walmart, Big Star, Save-A-Lot, Dirt Cheap, and Market Place. Smaller stores must keep to the existing social distancing guidelines which limit occupancy to 10 customers.
  13. Recycling Reopening
  14. Message to Restaurant Owners
  15. Letter regarding curfew to slow the spread of COVID-19
  16. Letter clarifying the closure of Daycare Facilities in Greenwood, MS due to COVID-19: Daycare Facilities are considered an essential business.
  17. Letter clarifying the closure of City-Owned Parks in Greenwood, MS due to COVID-19
  18. Message from the Waste Water Treatment Facility regarding the flushing of Wet Wipes
  19. Resolution regarding the COVID-19 ZOOM City Council Call Meeting at 1:00PM, Monday, March 23

    The attached Resolution has not been signed; however, it was adopted and passed unanimously by the council. Rhe signed Resolution will be posted soon.

  20. Recycling:

    Unfortunately, all recycling must stop until the COVID-19 global crisis is over or significantly decreased.

    All recycling bins will be removed and no curb-side will be picked-up or collected, until further notice.

    Thank you for your continued cooperation!

  21. March 20 - Health Dept. Updates
  22. March 20 - Small Businesses + more
  23. March 20 - City Employee
  24. March 19 Update #2
  25. March 19
  26. Washington cases
  27. Food Deliveries
  28. March 17
  29. March 13







Effective Monday, April 20, 2020 Greenwood-Leflore Recycling Center will resume normal business hours.
*Curbside Pick-up will begin Tuesday, April 21, 2020.

Thank you all for your support, understanding and cooperation as we recently shut down recycling to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus.











Letter #1 Regarding Coronavirus

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