Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that the state has received 22,188 resource requests to date. In response, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) has shipped millions in personal protective equipment and supplies.

"It's important that we remain steadfast in our commitment to protect the health and well-being of our frontline workers," said Governor Kemp. "And as we continue to navigate COVID-19 together, I deeply appreciate all GEMA/HS is doing to distribute PPE to the Georgians who need it most."

In response to these resource requests, including 3,860 from skilled nursing homes, GEMA/HS has distributed 5,868,241 N95 masks, 8,894,220 surgical masks, 1,065,692 face shields, 1,468,628 gowns, 17,697,420 gloves, 428,880 Tyvek coveralls, 138,992 test kits, and 154 ventilators to date.

Contact Emergency Affairs Supervisor, Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency

Lisa Rodriguez-Presley

Contact Director of Communications & Chief Deputy Executive Counsel

Candice Broce

Contact Press Secretary

Cody Hall