COVID-19 Assistance

Take the “Come Back Safely” Pledge

Keeping each other healthy is a shared commitment as the City of Roswell does its part to slow the spread of COVID-19. The  “Come Back Safely” Pledge is a collaborative effort from the City of RoswellRoswell Inc and Visit Roswell to help local business owners, employees, residents, and visitors express a mutual obligation and commitment to the health of our neighbors.
Taking the pledge is a public promise to your customers, neighbors and the broader community that you will take necessary precautions to protect public health. By working together and committing to these basic safety measures, we can slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
Businesses that take the pledge commit to:
  • Wash hands frequently & have hand sanitizer available.
  • Wear face coverings when interacting with guests.
  • Follow physical-distancing & capacity guidelines.
  • Follow CDC standards of cleaning & sanitation.
  • Conduct wellness screenings of employees.
  • Train employees on COVID-19 safety procedures.

Businesses and organizations can download the pledge toolkit, which includes a pledge badge graphic, downloadable flyers and posters, and other promotional elements to let their guests know that they have taken the pledge and are serious about their commitment to safety.

Learn more and take the pledge at

Georgia Industry Specific Guidelines

The State of Georgia has launched a new section on its website to help clarify the measures that businesses are required to take in order to resume operations. The page outlines guidelines for specific industries, including healthcare, restaurants and dining services, grocery stores, salons, fitteness centers, and more. 

Additionally, GDEcD has complied a list of Georgia PPE Suppliers, which is now available to the public. Learn More.

The IEDC Launches Resources for Reopening the Economy

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has launched a new website dedicated to recovery and reopening resources. This newly launched page includes research and webinars, along with an entire “Reopening by Industry” section that provides a collection of handbooks and guidelines for a variety of industries—manufacturing, sports and entertainment, retail, airlines and tourism, hospitality and restaurants, personal services, real estate and construction, automobile, and more.

CDC Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has a variety of resources to help businesses reopen safely. This guidance can be used by everyone, whether you own a business, run a school, or want to ensure the cleanliness and safety of your home.  

The CDC has several additional resources available on its website to help businesses plan, prepare and respond to COVID-19. View resource page here. 

U.S. Chamber Launches Resource Center for Reopening Business

As America’s businesses look to reopen safely and keep employees and customers healthy and informed, employers are facing countless new questions and unprecedented new challenges.

As part of the Path Forward initiative, the U.S Chamber of Commerce launched its Digital Resources Center to provide the latest state guidelines, sector-specific guidance, small business advice, and other tools and resources to help employers and employees return to work safely and successfully. Learn more.

Contact Our Team

Steve Stroud

Steve Stroud
Executive Director, Economic Development
Direct: 470.359.6644

Ashley Allen

Ashley Allen
Communications & Operations Manager
Direct: 470.359.6640

Kimberly Allred

Kimberly Allred
Business Relations & Strategic Partnerships Manager
Direct: 470.359.6645