CLOSINGS: Offices closed, events canceled ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa’s impact

Starting at noon, Savannah-Chatham County Public School System athletic events and practices have been canceled. District facilities will close at 4 p.m. which includes all summer school/camp afterschool care activities. SCCPSS expects to resume normal operational schedules on Thursday.This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.

Starting at 12:00 pm, all SCCPSS Athletic events and practices have been canceled until further notice due to Tropical Storm Elsa. More information will be translated to AD’s and coaches via email. Thanks! #StaySafe— SCCPSS Health, Physical Education & Athletics (@SCCPSS_HPEA) July 7, 2021

Coastal Health District offices in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties will close at 3 p.m. Camden County’s health department has suspended operations for the day.

Chatham County is suspending non-essential services at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Services will resume Thursday.

Fort Pulaski National Monument will close Wednesday and remain closed pending damage assessments.

The City of Savannah will suspend operations as follows:

  • Youth summer camps will make every effort to have participants picked up by their parent or guardian between 2 and 4 p.m. today. Parents are asked to make arrangements to pick up their child as soon as possible, pick up must occur by 4 p.m.
  • Non-essential city services and offices will close at 4 p.m. to allow city employees to prepare their homes for potential storm impacts.
  • Sanitation services will continue until 4 p.m. with the goal of completing today’s routes. Anyone whose garbage or recycling is not picked up by 4 p.m. must secure their cart.

“After consultation with the Chatham Emergency Management Agency (CEMA), the City Manager and I have discussed the anticipated impacts of Tropical Storm Elsa on our community and determined that non-essential services must be suspended at 4 p.m. today,” said Mayor Van R. Johnson, II. “We urge all Savannahians to prepare their homes for potentially heavy rain and high winds, including ensuring outdoor items are secured, and by all means be safe.”

Goodwill Southeast Georgia is closing several locations early on Wednesday.

The following facilities will close at 1 p.m.:

Baxley, Brunswick Outlet, Brunswick Opportunity Center, Bit of Blue by Goodwill, Claxton, Jesup, St. Mary’s, Waycross, Waycross Opportunity Center and all Attended Donation Centers.

The following facilities will close at 3 p.m.:

Administration/Corporate Office, Berwick, Eisenhower, Hinesville, McAlpin, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Rincon, Sallie Mood Outlet, Sallie Mood Opportunity Center, Statesboro, Statesboro Opportunity Center, and Vidalia.

All YMCA of Coastal Georgia branches will be closing at 6 p.m. Operations are expected to resume as normal on Thursday. For more information, click here.

City of Hinesville will close city buildings and facilities at 2 p.m. City buildings and facilities will reopen, July 8, for normal operations.

Georgia Southern University all campuses (Statesboro Campus, Armstrong Campus in Savannah, and Liberty Campus in Hinesville ) will close & classes will move online at 3 p.m. The University will resume normal business operations and class schedule on Thursday.

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