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Georgia Dept. of Public Health Reports 197 Confirmed Covid 19 Cases, 19 Cases Reported in Bartow

Press Release. To ensure that the numbers being provided through the COVID-19 data tool are the most current numbers available, the updates will be done at NOON every day. These data represent confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported to the Georgia Department of Public Health as of 12:00pm 03/18/2020. A confirmed case is defined as a person who has tested positive [...]

By |March 18th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Georgia Dept. of Public Health Reports 197 Confirmed Covid 19 Cases, 19 Cases Reported in Bartow

Gov. Kemp, Georgia Dept. of Labor Focus on Assisting

"Employers are mandated to electronically file partial claims on behalf of their employees whenever it is necessary to temporarily lay workers off." Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler Press Release:Workers Affected by COVID-19 March 18, 2020, Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp and the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) addressed an increase in the number [...]

By |March 18th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Gov. Kemp, Georgia Dept. of Labor Focus on Assisting

Georgia Dept. of Public Health COVID-19 Daily Status Report: 146 Total Cases

Press Release for : 03/17/2020. These data represent confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported to the Georgia Department of Public Health as of 12:00pm 03/17/2020. A confirmed case is defined as a person who has tested positive for 2019 novel coronavirus. COVID-19 Confirmed CasesNo. Cases (%)Total146 (100%)Deaths1 (.68%)  CountyCases Fulton33 Cobb25 Dekalb15 Bartow10 Gwinnett7 Cherokee7 Floyd6 Dougherty6 Fayette5 Clayton4 Lowndes4 Clarke3 Coweta3 Gordon2 Troup2 Lee2 Henry2 Forsyth1 Polk1 Hall1 Barrow 1 Charlton1 Columbia1 Rockdale1 Newton1 Paulding1 Richmond1 Report generated on: 03/17/2020 11:34:47

By |March 17th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Georgia Dept. of Public Health COVID-19 Daily Status Report: 146 Total Cases

Interview with Congressman Barry Loudermilk on COVID 19 Relief Legislation

A Coronavirus relief support bill passed in the House over the weekend, the vote 363 to 40.  Congressman Barry Loudermilk voted against the bill.  The legislation provides free testing.  The measure supported by President Trump also includes $1 billion dollars for two weeks of paid sick leave and up to three months of paid leave [...]

By |March 14th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Interview with Congressman Barry Loudermilk on COVID 19 Relief Legislation

BARTOW COUNTY RESPONDS TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS

In a continued effort to protect our citizens and help contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Bartow County Government will temporarily suspend all non-essential functions and recreational activities until further notice. Functions to be suspended include, but are not necessarily limited to: Recreation: All activities at County operated parks and gymnasiums are suspended until [...]

By |March 13th, 2020|General|Comments Off on BARTOW COUNTY RESPONDS TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS

Bartow Elections will not Open Additional Advance Voting Locations Next Week

Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, the Bartow County Board of Voter Registration and Elections will not be opening additional advance voting locations next week at the Allatoona Resource Center in Acworth or Manning Mill Park in Adairsville. Our office puts the safety of our voters and poll workers above [...]

By |March 13th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Bartow Elections will not Open Additional Advance Voting Locations Next Week

Local officials and the Fayette County Community Search for Missing Man

According to a Facebook post from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, twenty-six-year-old Davontae Bryant was last seen driving a black 2015 Honda Accord in Fayette County. The Accord was located on the side of I-75 in Bartow County on Wednesday, March 4th. The vehicle had been involved in a single-vehicle crash. Emerson Police say it [...]

By |March 12th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Local officials and the Fayette County Community Search for Missing Man

Georgia COVID-19 Cases: 12 Confirmed, 19 Presumed Positive – 3 Cases in Bartow

Press Release from Gov. KempAtlanta, GA – There are now thirty-one confirmed and presumed positive cases of COVID-19 in twelve counties around Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is awaiting confirmatory testing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on three new presumed positive cases of COVID-19. Two individuals are residents [...]

By |March 12th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Georgia COVID-19 Cases: 12 Confirmed, 19 Presumed Positive – 3 Cases in Bartow

Two People Found Dead in Bartow Homeless Camp Identified

The names of the people found dead in a homeless camp recently have been released.  According to Bartow County Coroner, Joel Guyton the deceased have been identified as 33-year-old Mallory Mahoney of Cartersville and 47-year-old Robert Cardwell of Cartersville.  It’s believed that Mahoney and Cardwell died between 5 and 10 days ago.    The bodies were [...]

By |March 10th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Two People Found Dead in Bartow Homeless Camp Identified

Board of Education Meeting Highlights March 9, 2020

DPH Letterhead Press Release: Meeting called to order - Kelley Dial, President Presentation of the Colors - CHS JROTC students Pledge of Allegiance Welcome to Visitors Character Word for the Month:  FAIRNESS:  Practicing justice, tolerance, equity, and equality.  Recognizing the uniqueness and value of each individual within our diverse society. The Matthew Hill-Dean HEARTS Employee [...]

By |March 10th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Board of Education Meeting Highlights March 9, 2020