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…

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…

VPD to be assessed for CALEA accreditation

Release: A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) will begin a virtual assessment to examine all aspects of the Valdosta Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and…

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…

VSU celebrates ninth Tree Campus USA recognition

Release: VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University celebrates its ninth Arbor Day Foundation Tree Campus USA recognition and steadfast commitment to effective urban forest management.  VSU traditionally hosts an on-campus Arbor Day Ceremony with speakers, activities,…

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…