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High Point Estates Neighborhood Newsletter

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Greetings High Point Residents,


We are in unprecedented times. With the ongoing spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the speed at which everything is changing, we are all continuing to adapt as best we can. While many of us are practicing "social distancing" it is still imperative that we stay connected via digital and virtual Communication. It is our hope that this Newsletter will provide you with important information and updates to keep you well informed, and safely enjoying the beautiful intown Neighborhood in which we live.


Warmly,


High Point Communications Chair

Monica Croom

A NOTE FROM OUR PRESIDENT

Hi Neighbors,


It’s officially Spring, and I hope everyone is taking care of themselves and each other. This past week has been extremely tough for me personally as I have had to say “c-ya” later to so many of my fellow colleagues. In the spirit of rallying together as a community, please do not hesitate to let the Board know what we can do to make things more palatable for you during this challenging time.


Additionally, I would like to extend a plea to our pet owners and ask that you please be mindful of your fellow neighbors. With gyms now closed and so many people working from home—we have a lot of neighbors out walking, running, or just trying to get some fresh air. Therefore, please ensure that pets are kept on a leash at all times, and waste is picked up and discarded as appropriate. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.


Lastly, please plan to attend our virtual board meeting this Thursday, March 26th at 7:00 pm (more details are included in this Newsletter below). It is very important that everyone remains engaged and understands what is being proposed by entities such as the Atlanta Beltline and Integral Group, which could greatly impact our community.


As always if you have any questions, comments or concerns please feel free to reach out to me.


Take care everyone,


James Holmes

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Corona Virus (Covid 19) & Staying Safe

As the country and the State of Georgia prepares for the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important for us as a neighborhood community to practice healthy illness prevention habits to help limit and avoid the spread of diseases. The situation with this illness is constantly changing, and while we cannot predict the near future, we can all help by taking preventive measures such as the ones listed below:


1. Practice proper illness precautions


  • Wash hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds
  • Cover your mouth with a tissue or sleeve when sneezing or coughing
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Practice proper hygiene, get plenty of sleep, drink lots of water, and have a healthy diet


2. Stay home if you are sick


If you think you may be ill or “coming down” with something…stay home! You could potentially be placing your friends, neighbors, and associates in danger by going out when you are sick and infecting those around you.


3. Clean “high-touch” areas

High touch surfaces include counters, tabletops, doorknobs, refrigerator doors and buttons, bathroom fixtures, toilets, cell phones, keyboards, tablets, or any surface that may come in contact with body fluids. Remember, when using cleaning sprays and products, make sure there is proper ventilation.


4. Limit Social Interaction

As recommended, please practice social distancing. It’s ok to live your normal life but try to keep your distance from others. Health experts recommend at least six feet between people. Also for now, avoid handshakes, hugs, and other forms of contact.


During this time, we also encourage you to check on family, friends and neighbors, especially older adults and those with underlying illnesses, who may be more susceptible to the effects of COVID-19, or the temporary scheduling and service disruptions associated with it.


For more information, updates, and recommended guidelines visit the CDC’s website: https://www.cdc.gov/ and the Georgia Department of Public Health's website: https://dph.georgia.gov/

2020 Census Reminder

Don't forget about the 2020 Census. Remember, the Census is used to determine how Federal dollars flow into states and our local communities, as well as how many seats in Congress each state gets.


Click the link for more information:https://2020census.gov/

AND:

https://2020census.gov/content/dam/2020census/materials/partners/2019-08/Brochure_About_Residence_Criteria.pdf