Volunteer for COVID-19 Response

Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is receiving offers from medical professionals and other individuals looking for ways to help with the COVID-19 response. An effective response relies on volunteers who are pre-credentialed and organized.

DPH Announces Additional Deaths from COVID-19

ATLANTA –  The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is confirming two additional deaths from COVID-19 in Georgia.

Prioritize COVID-19 Tests for Most Vulnerable, First Responders, Health Workers

ATLANTA – After conversations with hospital and healthcare facility officials, and as COVID-19 continues to spread around the globe and throughout communities in Georgia, Governor Brian P. Kemp, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), and the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA) issued the following joint statement:

Quarantine Space Under Construction in Forsyth

ATLANTA – Today Governor Kemp, Kathleen E. Toomey, M.D., M.P.H., Georgia Department of Public Health(DPH) commissioner, and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) announced that a quarantine space for persons identified by DPH who are unable to self-quarantine at home is under construction on the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) campus in Monroe County.

COVID-19 Data Tool - Update Time Change

To ensure that the numbers being provided through the COVID-19 data tool on the DPH website are the most current numbers available, the updates will now be done at NOON every day, beginning tomorrow, March 14. There will be no update tonight at midnight.

Kemp, DPH Roll Out Status Report Website for COVID-19 in Georgia

ATLANTA – Today Governor Kemp and Kathleen E. Toomey, M.D., M.P.H., Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) commissioner, announced a daily status report page for confirmed COVID-19 cases in Georgia.

COVID-19 Cases in Georgia 12 Confirmed Cases, 19 Presumptive Positive Cases

There are now 31 confirmed cases or presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in 12 counties around Georgia.

Five New Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is awaiting confirmatory testing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on five new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia.

Five Additional Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases in Georgia

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is awaiting confirmatory testing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on five additional presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia.

Additional Presumed Positive Cases of COVID-19 in Georgia

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is awaiting confirmatory testing on four new presumptive positive tests for COVID-19 in Georgia residents. Testing was completed today at the Georgia Public Health Laboratory (GPHL) and the results have been submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for verification.