We continue to work with our state and federal partners to give you the most up-to-date and relevant information regarding Coronavirus. Visit the DPH website at https://dph.georgia.gov/ and learn more about precautions you can take to protect yourself, your business, and your community. Click here for the COVID-19 Daily Status Report.
Executive Order for COVID-19
Clickto download the Governor’s latest Executive Order regarding the guidance for reviving a healthy Georgia in response to COVID-19.
Interim Guidance for Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers
Clickfor Interim Guidance for Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers who may have been exposed to a person with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, and click a quick reference of the do’s and don’ts for employers and employees related to COVID-19 exposures.
While the Interim Guidance specifically calls attention to critical infrastructure workers serving in the specific capacities and functions, the guidance can apply to all critical infrastructure workers with the exception of Healthcare Providers who are covered under separate guidance.
- Federal, state, & local law enforcement
- 911 call center employees
- Fusion Center employees
- Hazardous material responders from the government and the private sector
- Janitorial staff and other custodial staff
- Workers – including contracted vendors – in food and agriculture, critical manufacturing, informational technology, transportation, energy and government facilities
Employers should implement the recommendations in the Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers, to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019, to help prevent and slow the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. Please continue to monitor the CDC website for the most current medical guidance.
For a current list of all Georgia services that have suspended disconnections amid COVID-19, clickto view. If you do not see your service listed, please contact your utility or service provider directly as some businesses are offering alternate payment arrangements for this situation.
For important data that constituents will need in order to apply for public assistance, visit gema.georgia.gov/guidance-and-fact-sheets. Click to view the COVID-19 DR-4501 Applicant Briefing. For eligible applicants that do not have an account in the FEMA Grants Portal, register here.
Effective Saturday, Sept. 5, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency will no longer publish the daily COVID-19 Situation Report (SITREP). Data in the GEMA/HS SITREP, including hospitalization bed and ventilator capacity, and other information now available on the Georgia COVID-19 Data Hub.
To view past COVID-19 Situation Reports for 3/20/2020 to 9/4/2020, click.
Testing for COVID-19
All Georgians can be tested, regardless if symptoms are present, by contacting local health departments or health care provider for a referral to a testing site near their area. Click here for more information.
Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)
GEMA and GA VOAD are working together to compile resources for both nonprofits and faith-based communities as well as statewide resources for vulnerable individuals and those who are financially impacted by COVID-19. Refer to this COVID-19 Resource Document for continually updated resources available on either a statewide or larger community scale. More information about VOAD can be found here.