Local Screening Options
Local Health Department Nurse Screening Line
For screening by a local public health department nurse.
Available: Monday through Friday – 8:30am to 3:00pm
After-Hours (24/7) Screening
Outside of Health Department Nurse Screening Line times – for 24/7 virtual visit for screening and referral.
Resources Regarding Georgia Shelter-in-Place Order
Read the full text here:https://gov.georgia.gov/document/2020-executive-order/04022001/download
Guidance and frequently asked questions: https://sable.madmimi.com/c/226400?id=743451.8690.1.577106e8666338117f4b9738829719e3
Individuals with additional questions can call or write to the Governor’s office for more information:https://gov.georgia.gov/webform/constituent-services (404) 656-1776
If you think a business is not complying with the order:
If the business falls into one of these categories, call the county Environmental Health office, who will follow up on the complaint:
- Public pool
FOR ANY OTHER TYPE OF BUSINESS:
Visit https://gov.georgia.gov/webform/constituent-services and include the following information in the form there:
- Business name
- Telephone number
- Specific details for the complaint
In an effort to prevent complications from Georgia residents choosing not to comply with the shelter at home order, Governor Brian Kemp announced several hotlines to report observations or complaints regarding the order. To report observations or complaints to the Georgia Department of Public Safety – call the communications center for your region.
Region B: Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Jackson, Madison and Oconee counties: 770-535-6922
Region E: Greene, Morgan, Oglethorpe and Walton counties: 706-210-2050
For more info: https://dps.georgia.gov/covid-19-updates-0
Latest Updates from CDC
- Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities
- Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019
- Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Childcare Programs and K-12 Schools to Plan, Prepare, and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019
- People at Risk for Serious Illness from COVID-19
Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19 — includes directions for sew and no-sew options
Latest Updates from Georgia Public Health
DPH Daily Status Report of COVID-19 (with Map) **Link Updated 03/16/2020**
Fact sheet: What You Need to Know
Fact sheet: What to Do If You Are Sick
Contact for More Questions
For General Information & Questions
For more questions/answers, you may also call (toll-free) 1-866-PUB-HLTH (1-866-782-4584)
Dial 3 immediately when prompt begins for COVID-19 information
then dial 1 for English or 3 for Spanish; currently there are no other languages available.
You will get a general message and overview about the situation.
THEN YOU MAY…
-Dial 1 for “advice about what to do if you are seriously ill now”
-Dial 2 for “advice on what to do if you have mild or moderate symptoms”
-Dial 3 for “information about testing even if no symptoms”
-Dial 4 for “clearance letters and symptoms to watch for after travel outside the U.S.”
For Questions About Testing
If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.
Georgia COVID-19 Emotional Support Line
The Georgia Covid19 Emotional Support Line provides 24/7 free and confidential assistance to callers needing emotional support or resource information as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emotional Support Line is staffed by volunteers, including mental health professionals and others who have received training in crisis counseling.
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