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(ATLANTA) – With heavy rain, flooding and high winds from Tropical Storm Elsa threatening the state, Governor Brian P. Kemp declared a State of Emergency Tuesday evening for 92 counties, ensuring state resources are available for those potentially affected by the storm.
(ATLANTA) – Effective May 27, Gordon County is added to Federal Disaster Declaration 4600-DR-GA, as eligible for Public Assistance, including Direct Federal Assistance as a result of severe weather and tornadoes that occurred on March 25-26.
(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS), along with local emergency management agencies, are encouraging citizens across the state to prepare their four-legged family members for any natural or man-made disasters that may occur.
(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency closed out operations at the eight mass vaccination sites across Georgia on May 21, after administering 357,668 total doses of Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson vaccine.
(ATLANTA) – Governor Brian Kemp requested a Major Disaster Declaration for severe storms and tornadoes that occurred March 25-26, 2021, based on joint federal, state and local preliminary damage assessments totaling more than $28 million. The disaster declaration was approved by President Joe Biden, making public assistance available for eight counties in Georgia.
(ATLANTA) – As the beginning of Hurricane Season is approaching, National Hurricane Preparedness Week is the ideal time for all Georgians to prepare and recognize the risks of hurricanes, and what to do before, during and after a storm. The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS), in partnership with the National Weather Service, is recognizing May 9-15 as National Hurricane Preparedness Week.
(ATLANTA) – The Mass Vaccination Sites at the Delta Flight Museum in Hapeville, Ga., and the LakePoint Sports Complex in Emerson, Ga. operated by the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) are closed for the rest of today, May 3, due to inclement weather.
(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Communications Authority (GECA) has opened applications for a 911 Training Grant that fully reimburses primary 911 Centers for Next Generation 911 training.
(ATLANTA) – Beginning Monday, May 3, all eight Mass Vaccination Sites operated by the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) will allow drive-ups with no appointment necessary for the COVID-19 Johnson and Johnson vaccine.
(ATLANTA) – Today, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS), the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), and the Governor's Office announced that the eight state-operated mass vaccination sites will shift to providing single-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine and Pfizer second doses through May 21. First doses of the Pfizer vaccine will not be administered at these sites after April 30.