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March 25, 2020 Page

Updated: April 2, 2020

March 25, 2020 Page

Congress has passed three bills to deal with the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


"First Bill": Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 (Public Law 116-123; H.R. 6074)

This law gives $8.3 billion in emergency funding to fight coronavirus.  These funds pay for the development of treatments, increase funding to purchase medical supplies, and provide grants to state and local governments for preparedness.

March 25, 2020 Page

The Georgia Department of Public Health COVID-19 Hotline phone number is (844) 442-2681.

Public Health Agencies

March 22, 2020 Press Release

In these unprecedented times, we must take care to ensure that our communities are safe.   

     As you know, Congress passed two bills to provide assistance to state and local government, health professionals, communities, and workers.  Negotiations are ongoing for a third federal assistance package.

March 21, 2020 Press Release

Many Americans around the world are trying to get back to the United States.  On Thursday, March 19, the U.S. Department of State established a Repatriation Taskforce to assist with this process.   Americans abroad are encouraged to register online in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive alerts.  Travelers may also visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.

March 15, 2020 Press Release

As you know, we are in unprecedented times as the new coronavirus, COVID-19, becomes a global pandemic.

March 6, 2020 Press Release

As of Wednesday, March 4, 2020, there are 80 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in the United States and at least 2 cases confirmed in Fulton County, Georgia.  Everyone must work hard to limit exposure and contain the possible spread of COVID-19.  It is important to take the Coronavirus seriously and do your part to stay healthy.

 

Protect yourself:

March 5, 2020 Page

Everyone must work hard to limit exposure and contain the possible spread of COVID-19.  It is important to take the Coronavirus seriously and do your part to stay home and stay healthy.


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