Governor kemp and the georgia health care association issued a joint statement on march 16 2020 with new guidance from the centers for medicare and medicaid services. More information to learn more about covid 19 coronavirus georgia medicaid members and providers should visit the centers for disease control and prevention and georgia department of public health websites.
State services in georgia your government is open and working for you but its not business as usual.
Covid 19 georgia. Initial symptoms include fever cough and shortness of breath. Many state organizations are involved in stopping the spread of covid 19 and are working on related efforts or have made temporary changes during this serious health emergency. Contact covid 19 hotline the state of georgia has a new covid 19 hotline.
The field offices for the georgia department of veterans service gdvs remain open ready to assist veterans and their families. The rate of covid 19 infection is accelerating rapidly across our state and georgians are asked to take unprecedented steps to help slow the spread and protect each other. If you are a georgia exporter whose operations have been impacted by covid 19 the export import bank of the united states is offering relief provisions including waivers deadline extensions streamlined processing and flexibility to help us.
Georgia public health laboratory emergency medical services health data and statistics district and county relations capitol hill fitness center health topics coronavirus covid 19 alzheimers disease chronic disease prevention section hivaids. Many carriers of the virus dont show any symptoms for some time if at all. Find your local field office.
The georgia covid19 emotional support line provides 247 free and confidential assistance to callers needing emotional support or resource information as a result of the covid 19 pandemic. To help keep you your loved ones and your community safe its critical to that you follow orders from public health officials even if you feel fine. The georgia department of public health is the states official covid 19 response team.
The gdvs advises you to contact your local office before visiting. Due to covid 19 some va medical centers and clinics may have reduced visitation. The emotional support line is staffed by volunteers including mental health professionals and others who have received training in crisis counseling.