Kemp Reiterates That Georgians Do Not Need ‘Papers’ To Travel During Shelter in Place

“We have received recent reports of law enforcement stopping people to ask for a letter authorizing their travel," Kemp said in a news release addressing how essential workers do not need papers authorizing travel to and from work.

Kemp Announces Plans to Extend Public Health State of Emergency

For now, the emergency declaration will extend through May 13th.

Georgia Power Will Extend Suspension of Disconnects for Duration of COVID-19 Pandemic

Georgia Power can extend its disconnect suspension procedures thanks to a vote Tuesday by the Georgia Public Service Commission.

Kemp’s Office Offers Lengthy FAQ Packet on ‘Shelter in Place’ Order

A number of people still have questions about which businesses must close, how businesses may continue to operate, and where people can go. The Governor's office provided the following packet for individuals to help answer additional questions on Thursday's order.

FULL TEXT: Kemp’s ‘Shelter in Place’ Order

Governor Kemp's office issued a shelter in place order for all Georgians beginning at 6:00 PM on Friday, April 3, 2020 and extending through...

Georgia to Receive $5.6 Million for Outdoor Recreation and Conservation Projects

It's part of a $227 million share of federal funds to all 50 states.

Kemp to Close K-12 Schools for the Rest of the School Year, Order Shelter...

Governor Brian Kemp said Wednesday that public K-12 schools will not re-open this school year. "Georgia will need more time to prepare for hospital surge...

Kemp, Carden Deploy Soldiers to Fight COVID-19 in Long-Term Care Facilities

The Guardsmen will be sent to any long-term care facility - assisted living facility or nursing home - with COVID-19 cases.

DCA Launches New Resources for Georgians to Access High-Speed Internet

HELP A FRIEND & SHARE Governor Brian Kemp and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) launched a new website Monday to inform Georgians about ways to connect to high-speed internet throughout the state.

Kemp, DCH, DBHDD, GHA Submit Emergency Waivers to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The 1135 Medicaid and Medicare waivers are a significant step toward easing administrative burdens on Georgia hospitals and healthcare providers during this public health emergency without compromising quality of care or patient safety.