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Coronavirus Update

As of March 30, 2020:

Please take the time to read this letter from our President and CEO, Brent Sammons. 

A Message from the President


Should we experience any incidents which could represent a disruption in how we service our customers, you can find complete updates and instructions here.

As of March 20, 2020:

Effective Monday, March 23rd, 2020, all lobbies will be temporarily closed. All drive-thrus will continue to operate as usual. In-person appointments are still possible during normal business hours. If you need to meet with a banker or access your safe deposit box, please schedule an appointment using the telephone numbers below.

                                                                Hazlehurst: 912-375-5415

                                                                Jackson Street: 912-537-1921

                                                                Uvalda: 912-594-6525

                                                                Vidalia West: 912-537-9452

We feel this is an appropriate action that we need to take to promote social distancing. We thank you for your understanding and patience as we make responsible decisions regarding the safety of our employees and customers.  

We continue to encourage customers to consider several items regarding their daily Personal and Business Banking needs. Please read carefully below.

  • All four of our branches are now equipped with ATMs that can receive Cash and Check Deposits. Cash is immediately available after deposited and Checks are approved 9 AM and 4 PM, Monday-Friday.
  • Now would be an excellent time to take advantage of our Digital Banking Services.
    • Use your desktop, laptop or tablet to access your accounts via Online Banking. Online Banking allows you to access eStatements, view account balances and history, transfer funds between accounts (one-time and recurring transfers), view checks written, pay bills and make loan payments.
  • Download our Mobile Banking App on any Apple or Android device. Our app allows you to view account balances and history, transfer funds between accounts, deposit checks, send money via PeoplePay, manage Bill Payees and make loan payments.
  • You may also visit our Contact Us page on our website to submit a question and someone will respond to you within 24 hours. 

As of March 18, 2020:

Should we experience any incidents which could represent a disruption in how we service our customers, you can find complete updates and instructions here.

The Altamaha Bank and Trust Pandemic Management Team continues to monitor developments and recommendations from the CDC and local officials surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Meetings are being conducted regularly and we remain focused on our mission to be the primary source of financial stability and well-being to the communities and markets we serve. This mission provides our guidance as we assess, monitor, and respond to this situation.

Currently, all branches are open for operation as usual. Our employees are following a strict cleaning regimen daily to maintain a healthy, germ-free environment, focusing heavily on our customer areas, drive-thru, and ATM.  In the meantime, we encourage customers to consider several items regarding their daily Personal and Business Banking needs. Please read carefully below.

  • If you must visit a branch, please use our hand sanitizer stations upon entering. If you are experiencing flu like symptoms, we encourage you to not visit a branch and to utilize our Digital Banking Services.
  • All four of our branches are now equipped with ATMs that can receive Cash and Check Deposits. Cash is immediately available after deposited and Checks are approved 9 AM and 4 PM, Monday-Friday.
  • Now would be an excellent time to take advantage of our Digital Banking Services.
    • Use your desktop, laptop or tablet to access your accounts via Online Banking. Online Banking allows you to access eStatements, view account balances and history, transfer funds between accounts (one-time and recurring transfers), view checks written, pay bills and make loan payments.
    • Download our Mobile Banking App on any Apple or Android device. Our app allows you to view account balances and history, transfer funds between accounts, deposit checks, send money via PeoplePay, manage Bill Payees and make loan payments.
  • Be aware of scams using fear or intimidation, urgency, or disinformation related to the Coronavirus. Scammers will attempt to steal your sensitive, personal or account information. Remember, Altamaha Bank and Trust will never call, text, or email asking for your private information. Safeguard your info!

We are committed to serving our customers during this unprecedented time. Check back here for updates or follow us on our Social Media sites: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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