Policy – Regulatory & Vaccine

 

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Governor Kemp’s Statewide Executive Order: Guidelines for Businesses

Governor Kemp’s Executive Order: extending the Public Health State of Emergency and existing COVID-19 safety measures new link HERE
 

3.31.21Renewing the Public Health State of Emergency last renewed on February 26, 2021, in response to COVID-19
Extending Executive Order 03.12.21.01 and regarding the use of emergency office closure leave for receiving COVID-19 vaccinations
Providing additional guidance for Empowering a Healthy Georgia in response to COVID-19

 

Vaccine Updates
 

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COVID-19 Vaccine
Now that there are authorized and recommended vaccines to prevent COVID-19 in the United States, here are 8 things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines. Learn more HERE.

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When Can You Be Vaccinated
The statewide rollout of the vaccine is in its early stages, and vaccinations are currently available to limited population groups.  You can learn more about Georgia's vaccine plan HERE.

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Fulton County Board of Health – info HERE 
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Vaccine Testing Sites
 You can locate a free testing site through the Fulton County Board of Health by calling 404.613.8150 or visiting their COVID-19 testing website

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has a one-pager on vaccine allocation, the prioritization process, and timelines. Click here to read more.
COVID Vaccines Digital Resources Center

Vaccine Update by Dr. Snehal Doshi, Senior Vice President of Ancillary & Support Services, WellStar Health System (1.13.21)
Video - HERE  and Presentation - HERE

Vaccine Update COVID-19 Vaccine Update from the Centers for Disease Control DC Chief Medical Officer Dr. Amanda Cohn (3.30.21)
Video - HERE  and Presentation - HERE

 

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COVID-19 Business Liability Bill
SB 359, which was signed into law by Governor Kemp on August 5, 2020, creates protections for businesses from frivolous lawsuits regarding COVID-19 transmission. Under this law, set to expire next July, a claimant must prove that an entity engaged in gross negligence leading to the transmission of COVID-19 in order to be held civilly liable.  More info HERE.

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Georgia Department of Economic Development
Guidelines to ReOpening Businesses

 

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Fulton County Schools – latest information - HERE

Recent News

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Chamber Policy & Regulatory Update Email -  September 25, 2020

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Chamber Policy & Regulatory Update Email - March 12, 2021

The Greater North Fulton Chamber seeks to provide access to recommendations, regulations, services and expertise to its members. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this mission remains constant.  Prior to acting, members should consult their own professional advisors for information and counsel specific to the individual and unique situations faced by organizations, individuals and corporations. The opinions, interpretations and recommendations of the Greater North Fulton Chamber are informational only and should not be relied upon by the recipient as legal or professional advice. The Greater North Fulton Chamber makes no representations as to the accuracy or reliability of the content contained herein. Users of this information accept any and all risks associated with the use of such information and agree that the Greater North Fulton Chamber has no liability to user.