Lowndes warns residents of encroaching severe weather

Release: Lowndes County Encourages Citizens to Prepare for Severe Weather In accordance with information disseminated by the Tallahassee Division of the National Weather Service, Lowndes County Emergency Management is currently monitoring the chance of severe…

SGMC upgrades training with Laerdal Manikins

Photo: SGMC Emergency Medical staff running a scenario based training on the new infant Laerdal Manikin. Release: Last month South Georgia Medical Center received three new Laerdal Manikins to help run scenario based training for…

Five mass vaccination sites set to open in…

Release: (ATLANTA) – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced recently the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is opening five additional Mass Vaccination Sites for COVID-19 on March 17, throughout the state. The drive-through sites…

GA makes program to help renters affected by…

Release: Governor Kemp Announces $552M Georgia Rental Assistance Program Atlanta, GA – Recently, Governor Kemp announced that the State of Georgia has received more than $552 million in stimulus funds through the federal Emergency Rental Assistance…

GECA works to restore Jeff Davis County 911…

Release: GECA aids Jeff Davis County after devastating fire at county 911 Center FEBRUARY 11, 2021 (ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Communications Authority (GECA) worked with local 911 officials to restore critical 911 services using…

GEMA launches STAR Audit to help schools assess…

Release: GEMA/HS Unveils New Program to Help Schools Improve Security (ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) has started a new program to help schools identify vulnerabilities at their facilities and…

SGMC adds around-the-clock OB/GYN emergency care

Release: SGMC Enhances Women’s Healthcare with Dedicated Hospitalists and ED South Georgia Medical Center launched its Obstetrical Gynecology Hospitalist Program and Obstetrics Emergency Department this week to provide 24/7 in hospital OB/GYN availability.  “Adding the…