Updates on the COVID-19 Response in Georgia

  • Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp has extended the Public Health State of Emergency through January 8, 2021 and signed a new executive order extending current COVID-19 restrictions.
  • The order also includes new language that allows nurses and pharmacists to administer COVID-19 vaccine, including in drive-through settings, once a vaccine is approved for distribution.
  • View all of the Governor’s Executive Orders

The Georgia Department of Public Health website has information about the COVID-19 outbreak and response in Georgia. Case counts of confirmed COVID-19 infections and deaths are updated on the website every day.

Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey addressed the Georgia Chamber of Commerce virtually in late May. Her focus was on the Georgia Department of Public Health’s contact tracing program. View the video below.