• Gov. Kemp issues guidance for retailers, consumers amid COVID-19

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    Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp joined the American Transaction Processors Coalition, Georgia Retail Association, and Georgia Food Industry Association in issuing guidance regarding the use of PIN numbers and other best practices at points of purchase as Georgia continues to fight the spread of COVID-19. Consumer Tips: If a contactless payment option is […]

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  • Details about Kemp’s shelter in place order

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    ATLANTA, Ga – Gov. Brian Kemp’s shelter in place order took effect on Friday, April 3 at 6 p.m. and will last until Monday, April 13, unless otherwise extended. The order came after Kemp reportedly just learned about asymptomatic transmission of COVID-19. Under the shelter in place order, Kemp placed travel restrictions on residents except […]

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  • UDATED: Public school buildings closed for remainder of academic year

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    Release from Fannin County Schools:   ATLANTA, Ga – Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed Executive Order 04.01.20.01 to close all public-school facilities through the end of the school year. Kemp announced the order on April 1, along with his decision to implement a shelter in place directive until April 13. He first closed public K-12 […]

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  • Gov. Kemp and UGA Provide Overview of CARES Act Funding

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    Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp and the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provided an overview of the funding allocated by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This critical funding will help small businesses keep workers employed during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Through the University of Georgia’s 17 […]

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  • Gov. Kemp, DCH Announce Approval of 1135 Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® Waiver

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    Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp and the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved Georgia’s section 1135 waiver request on the temporary checklist, granting the state a number of flexibilities for Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® providers and members to combat the COVID-19 […]

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  • Georgia DPH adjusts COVID-19 models to include asymptomatic transmission

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    BLAIRSVILLE, Ga – As of April 1, Georgia had 4,748 cases and 20,328 completed COVID-19 tests, but Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has only tested symptomatic and high-risk patients. As a result, some cases have gone undiagnosed across Georgia. Currently, DPH is following CDC guidelines, which still states online that not everyone needs to […]

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  • Kemp, Carden deploy soldiers to fight COVID-19 in long-term care facilities

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    Atlanta, GA – Over the next few weeks, Governor Brian P. Kemp and Georgia National Guard Adjutant General Tom Carden will activate and deploy over 100 Guardsmen to any long-term care facility – assisted living facility or nursing home – with COVID-19 cases. The Governor and Adjutant General will send troops to specific locations to implement […]

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  • Kemp, Williams: Officials Will Enforce Social Distancing at Parks, Lakes

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    Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp joined Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams to issue the following joint statement: “Across Georgia, there is a mandatory shelter in place order for medically fragile individuals, and gatherings of more than ten people are banned unless there is at least six feet between each person at […]

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  • Speaker Ralston asks Raffensperger to move Georgia Primary

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    ATLANTA, Ga – Georgia Speaker of the House David Ralston (Ga -7) sent a letter to Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) asking him to please move Georgia’s May 19th primary due to novel coronavirus, COVID-19. In the letter, Ralston asserts that he would like the primary to be moved to a date of June […]

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  • Kemp Closes K-12 Public Schools Through April 24

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    Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp issued Executive Order 03.26.20.02 closing public elementary and secondary schools for in-person instruction through April 24, 2020. Students may return to school on Monday, April 27, 2020. “I am deeply grateful to State School Superintendent Richard Woods, the Georgia Department of Education, superintendents, and parents for keeping us informed and […]

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  • Fannin County declares a state of emergency

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    FANNIN COUNTY, Ga – The Fannin County Board of Commissioners declared a public health state of emergency on Wednesday, March 25, the ordinance included a shelter in place recommendation and placed restrictions on public gatherings, businesses, and tourism. The state of emergency will go into effect following the 4 p.m. and will remain in effect […]

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  • Commissioners discuss declaring state of emergency

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    FANNIN COUNTY, Ga – Fannin Board of Commissioners called an emergency meeting on Tuesday, March 24 to discuss declaring a COVID-19 related state of emergency. If the county declares a state of emergency, then it has the power to determine essential and non-essential businesses, restrict lodging providers, and issue a shelter in place directive. The […]

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  • UPDATE: Gov. Kemp instructs medically at-risk individuals to shelter in place

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    ATLANTA, Ga – In a March 23 press conference, Gov. Kemp issued multiple executive orders and asked for the public’s help to ensure everyone is following CDC and Georgia Department of Health (DPH) guidelines during the country’s self-quarantine. While Kemp is still hesitant to shut down all non-essential businesses or institute a statewide mandatory quarantine, […]

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  • Jail populations under evaluation for potential release

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    BLUE RIDGE, GA – With a judicial emergency in place across the state, Georgia district attorneys and offices are evaluating jail populations to determine who can and cannot be released. The Appalachian and Enotah Judicial Circuit are continuing to work with law enforcement to protect the community as well as provide those incarcerated with their […]

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