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The Georgia Department of Public Health is implementing a contact tracing program to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Protect Yourself

Stay up-to-date on steps to protect yourself and others.

Watch for Symptoms

How to tell if you're sick with COVID-19

If You Are Exposed

If you have been exposed to COVID-19

If You Are Sick

       If you are sick with COVID-19

Contact COVID-19 Hotline

If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.


Sign-Up for Alerts

PunchAlert is free and allows you to receive instant updates for COVID-19.

Text COVIDGAGEN (English) or COVIDGAESP (Spanish) to 77297

Due to the public health state of emergency surrounding COVID-19, the State Office of Vital Records has suspended walk-in services until further notice.

Industry Guidance

Businesses and Employers
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Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread

A cloth face covering should be worn whenever people are in a community setting where social distancing may be difficult and especially in areas of widespread community transmission of COVID-19. Cloth face coverings help slow the spread of the virus.


Don't Let the Flu Take Hold!

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging Georgians to get vaccinated against the flu. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body and provide protection against the flu. Take preventive measures now. 


Hepatitis A in Georgia

Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection. The best way to prevent Hepatitis A is by getting vaccinated. The Hepatitis A vaccine is safe and effective.



Find health inspections for restaurants, pools, and hotels in your county.

Vital Records

The State Office of Vital Records provides accurate records and data concerning vital events.

Georgia WIC

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program 


Kathleen Toomey


Kathleen E. Toomey, M.D., M.P.H., was appointed commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health by Governor Brian Kemp in March 2019. As commissioner, Dr. Toomey oversees 159 county health departments in 18 health districts, and various public health programs.

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