Who is GEMA/HS?

We are the state's preparedness, response, and recovery agency.

We work with public and private sector organizations to prevent and respond to natural and man-made emergencies.

COVID19GA

Coronavirus Information

We continue to work with our state and federal partners to give you the most up-to-date and relevant information regarding Coronavirus. For more information on COVID-19, including current hospitalizations, please visit gema.georgia.gov/coronavirus.

For information on testing visit https://dph.georgia.gov/locations/covid-19-testing-site

Latest Information

GEMA/HS Releasing Three Million Cloth Face Coverings to Counties, Department of Education

(ATLANTA) – The Office of Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is releasing a total of three million cloth face coverings in July, to the Georgia Department of Education and 39 county emergency management agencies across the state.

CVS Closing Georgia Tech COVID-19 Testing Site, Expanding Testing With 86 Drive-Thru Sites Across Georgia

(ATLANTA) - After three months and nearly 60,000 COVID-19 tests, CVS announced that June 27, is the final day of COVID-19 testing at the drive-thru testing site at Georgia Tech.

 

GEMA/HS Preparing COVID-19 Alternate Care Facility in Milledgeville

(ATLANTA) - The Office of Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is preparing a COVID-19 alternate care facility for non-critical patients in Milledgeville.

Priority COVID-19 Testing Available for All Georgia First Responders

(ATLANTA) – To help maintain the readiness of first responders, the Georgia Department of Public Health, in partnership with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency will begin COVID-19 priority testing June 15, for first responders at all specimen points of collection (SPOC) sites throughout Georgia.

Press Conference Hurricane Dorian

GEMA/HS employees are on call 24/7 to assist local authorities when disaster strikes.

See Something, Send Something App

See Something, Send Something App

Have you downloaded the mobile app that allows users to send reports of suspicious activity directly to state law enforcement for further investigation?