Share your unique perspective and knowledge of the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Fall 2020 issue of the Journal GPHA. Editors are now accepting papers on a broad range of issues centered around the pandemic’s impact on population health in Georgia. The submission deadline is November 15, 2020.
Throughout the 2020 legislative session, our liaison Scott Maxwell followed and reported on more than 35 bills related to public health. This report outlines the final disposition of bills, detailing if they passed and were signed.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a new Executive Order July 31st, extending restrictions and safety precautions related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed an executive order on June 29, 2020, extending COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and restaurants for two weeks, and extending the public health state of emergency through August 11, 2020.
The Georgia General Assembly was gavelled into adjournment sine die at 10:16 p.m. Friday evening, bringing to a close a 40-day legislative session spread out over nearly a six-month period.
Following a three-month suspension due to COVID-19 concerns, the Georgia General Assembly is set to reconvene Monday, June 15th. In this week’s legislative report, our liaison Scott Maxwell outlines some of the steps the assembly will take to reduce the risk of virus transmission while the legislators are in session.
The Council on Affiliates (CoA) of the American Public Health Association has extended the Call for Abstracts for the poster and scientific sessions to June 26, 2020.
In the legislative update for the week ending on May 22nd, get information about COVID-19 and children, unemployment, school year planning and more.
House Speaker David Ralston shares plans for reconvening the Georgia General Assembly, and we look at how much money some of our largest state agencies will have to cut in order to meet the current directive to slice 14% from the budget.
In this week’s legislative update, get information about COVID-19 testing in Georgia as well as the latest conversations at the state capitol about the budget and Georgia’s economy.