Georgia DPH Exceeds 100,000 COVID-19 Tests in 10 Days, Free testing now available to...

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has reached its goal of testing 100,000 individuals in 10 days. More than 108,000 tests were processed...

Statement/editorial from Dr. Gary Voccio, health director for the Georgia Department of Public Health...

Statement/editorial from Dr. Gary Voccio, health director for the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District

Gov. Kemp, Dr. Toomey Urge Georgians to Wear Face Coverings to Fight COVID-19

Governor Brian P. Kemp, Dr. Kathleen Toomey, and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urge all Georgians to continue to follow safe daily habits to reduce our risk of exposure to COVID-19 and keep the virus from spreading. Wear a face covering in public settings, practice social distancing, and wash your hands frequently.

Chattooga COVID-19 Update from DPH [4/29/20]

We've altered how we're bringing you the DPH data on COVID-19 since the state agency has changed how they're providing information. Let us know if there's more you'd like to see included -->

Statement/op-ed from Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District health director

This virus cannot go from person to person that easily. It needs us to be close. It needs us to be within six feet. If we just distance ourselves, this virus can't sustain itself. With no changes to our behavior, one infected person will, on average, pass the virus to 2.5 people within five days. After 30 days, that figure would rise to a devastating 406 new infections.

Statement from Dr. Gary Voccio, health director, Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health...

Statement from Dr. Gary Voccio, health director, Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District

Second FCS Employee Confirmed with COVID-19

Second FCS Employee Confirmed with COVID-19

Public health director assesses Northwest Georgia coronavirus situation

Public health director assesses Northwest Georgia coronavirus situation

Floyd Medical Center patient preliminarily tested positive for Coronavirus COVID-19

Floyd has received notification from Georgia Department of Public Health (GDPH) that a patient in the hospital has preliminarily tested positive for Coronavirus COVID-19. A confirmation is anticipated in the coming days.

Chattooga Schools Superintendent Hosmer releases COVID-19 Statement

Superintendent Hosmer releases COVID-19 Statement