JONESBORO — The Clayton County Board of Commissioners has issued a shelter in place order for all residents living in unincorporated Clayton County.

The order begin at 12:01 a.m. on April 1 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on April 12.

Shelter in place means that residents must stay in their homes and leave only for essential activities, essential governmental functions or to operate essential businesses.

See the attached declaration for a list of essential activities, essential government functions and businesses considered essential.

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