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(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.
(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.
(ATLANTA) – To further strengthen the State of Georgia’s COVID-19 testing, on May 8, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency coordinated receipt of the first weekly shipment of specimen collection supplies provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is receiving the second of several expected shipments of cloth face coverings from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to be distributed to critical infrastructure workers who do not need medical-grade personal protective equipment (PPE) for their daily work.
(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Communications Authority (GECA) in partnership with the Georgia Office of EMS and Trauma is encouraging Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) communications officers to ask callers specific questions related to COVID-19 if the disease is suspected and relay the information to emergency responders prior to dispatch.
(ATLANTA) – In response to the flooding across Georgia associated with prolonged heavy rainfall, Gov. Brian Kemp today signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency for 120 Georgia counties south of I-20.
(ATLANTA) – Flooding can happen whenever it rains, with little or no time to prepare or evacuate. Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency recognizes Flood Safety Preparedness Week March 9-13. The week encourages residents and their families to prepare for flooding.
(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency announced the opening of the application period for the Homeland Security Grant Program Wednesday.
(ATLANTA) – The FirstNet Engagement Workshop will provide a hands-on opportunity for your agency to engage with the First Responder Network Authority to analyze how the network's products and services can support your mission, communications capabilities, and operational protocols.
(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is holding a statewide PrepareAthon! tornado drill Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 9 a.m. This event coincides with Severe Weather Preparedness Week to encourage Georgians to prepare now for any type of severe weather.