Kemp, Coronavirus Task Force Members Set for Statewide Town Hall on COVID-19 Response

Atlanta, GA – On Thursday, March 26, at 8:00 PM, Governor Brian P. Kemp will participate in a live town hall on Georgia's response to the spread of COVID-19. This broadcast will also feature interviews with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey, Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency Director Homer Bryson, and Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John King.

Gov. Kemp Calls on Georgia Businesses to Aid with Critical Health Care Needs

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today called on all Georgia businesses who are able to help the state provide, produce, distribute, or store critical health care items needed to fight the spread of COVID-19.

Volunteer for COVID-19 Response

Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is receiving offers from medical professionals and other individuals looking for ways to help with the COVID-19 response. An effective response relies on volunteers who are pre-credentialed and organized. Georgia Responds is Georgia’s health and medical volunteer program which matches the skills and credentials of medical and non-medical volunteers to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Georgia.

Media Advisory: Gov. Kemp, DPH Commissioner Toomey Briefing via GPB Stream

Atlanta, GA – At the Georgia State Capitol, Governor Kemp and Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey will give a briefing on COVID-19 via Georgia Public Broadcasting livestream.

Gov. Kemp Issues New Executive Orders, Provides COVID-19 Update

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp gave the following address to Georgians:

Gov. Kemp Updates Georgians on COVID-19 Efforts

Atlanta, GA – On March 19, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp gave the following address to Georgians:

Kemp, Bishop, Dougherty Co. Delegation, Cohilas, Dorough Issue Statement on COVID-19

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp, Congressman Sanford Bishop, State Senator Freddie Powell Sims (D - Dawson), State Representative Gerald Greene (R - Cuthbert), State Representative CaMia Hopson (D - Albany), State Representative Winfred Dukes (D - Albany), Dougherty County Commission Chairman Chris Cohilas, and Albany Mayor Bo Dorough issued the following joint statement on best practices for COVID-19 prevention:

Kemp Issues Two Executive Orders for COVID-19

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp issued Executive Order 03.20.20.01 and Executive Order 03.20.20.02 authorizing a transfer of $19,552,646 from the Governor's Emergency Fund and reducing regulations to assist in the state's response to COVID-19. The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency and Georgia Department of Public Health have purchased $19,552,646 in medical supplies and equipment.

Kemp Names Coronavirus Task Force Committees

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the members of the Governor's four Coronavirus Task Force Committees: the Economic Impact Committee, Primary Care Provider Committee, Emergency Preparedness Committee, and Committee for the Homeless and Displaced.

Georgia Receives SBA Statewide Disaster Declaration, Applications for Small Business Emergency Loans Now Open

Atlanta, GA – On March 18, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Georgia has received an official statewide disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This declaration will provide assistance in the form of SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans to impacted small businesses in all 159 counties in Georgia.