Lowndes County qualifies for Federal-State-Local Disaster Match program

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security recently notified Lowndes County Emergency Management of their qualification for the Federal-State-Local Disaster Match Incentive Program. PIctured: Scott Orenstein, Commissioner of District 2, Demarcus Marshall, Commissioner of District 4, Clay Griner,…

GEMA opens five new mass COVID-19 vaccination sites

Release: (ATLANTA) –Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency officially opened five additional Mass Vaccination Sites for COVID-19 throughout the state recently. The drive-through sites provide the Pfizer vaccine on an appointment only basis. “We…

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…

GEMA offers tips for earthquake safety

Release: GEMA/HS Encourages Participation in the Great SouthEast ShakeOut Drill (ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) is partnering with the Great SouthEast ShakeOut to educate Georgians on the importance of…

GEMA/HS recognizes National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Release: October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month OCTOBER 01, 2020 (ATLANTA) – Technology often makes everyday life simpler, but it also makes it easier for criminals to perpetrate financial crimes through the theft of personal…

GA DOE establishes new Public Health Liaison position

Release: Georgia Department of Education establishes K-12 Public Health Liaison position August 25, 2020 – With support from Governor Brian P. Kemp, State School Superintendent Richard Woods is establishing a K-12 Public Health Liaison position at…