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Atlanta, GA – At 4 PM today, Governor Brian Kemp, Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey, Adjutant General Tom Carden, and Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency Director Homer Bryson gave an update on Georgia's fight against COVID-19.
Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Huali Floors, a leading manufacturer of resilient flooring, will establish its first U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility in Murray County. Huali Floors will create at least 315 new jobs and invest more than $27 million in an existing facility.
Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Mytex Polymers US Corp (Mytex) is investing more than $7 million to expand its facility in Newton County, creating fifteen new jobs. Owned by Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Mytex develops, tests, and manufactures polymer solutions used in a variety of products including automotive parts, household appliances, recreational vehicles, industrial equipment, specialty packaging, and other everyday goods.
Atlanta, GA - Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the availability of up to $6 million in emergency funding for more than 50 Georgia counties impacted by extensive flooding from multiple storms this spring. In partnership with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), this funding is being made available from GDOT’s Local Grants Program.
Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced a filming “best practices” guide for Georgia that offers guidance for Georgia’s thriving film and television industries to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 when productions resume in Georgia. The recommendations were developed in close cooperation with officials from studio and production companies who maintain a presence in Georgia, and they can be found online at the Georgia Film Office’s website here.
Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced Georgia has tested 59.7% of all nursing home residents, in addition to reporting a new low in COVID-19 positive patients currently hospitalized.
Atlanta, GA - On Thursday, May 21, Governor Kemp announced new initiatives and partnerships with the private sector and Augusta University to continue ramping up COVID-19 testing across Georgia.
Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today joined CVS Health to announce the launch of new COVID-19 testing sites in Georgia. Building on the company’s comprehensive efforts to help slow the spread of the virus, on Friday, May 22 CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) will open 23 new COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across the state. The opening of additional test sites across the state and country will be announced by the end of the month.
Atlanta, GA - Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his selection of Layla H. Zon to fill a vacancy on the Superior Court of the Alcovy Judicial Circuit. Zon will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of the Honorable Samuel Ozburn.
Atlanta, GA – Today at the State Capitol, Governor Kemp and state officials delivered the following update on COVID-19: