Registration is now open for the first ever Spring Symposium of the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH). Virtual sessions will focus on policy, advocacy, board of health resources and messaging, and lessons learned through the COVID-19 pandemic.
The first session of the 2021-2022 term of the Georgia General Assembly was convened on January 11, 2021, amid COVID pandemic restrictions and new health requirements.
Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp has extended the Public Health State of Emergency and signed a new executive order that allows nurses and pharmacists to administer COVID-19 vaccine.
he State of Georgia’s September net tax collections decreased by $81.3 million, or -3.6 percent. However, net tax revenue collections for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021 show a year-over-year increase of $365 million, or 6.3 percent.
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.