UPDATE ON COVID-19 TESTING

Expanded Testing For COVID-19 In Georgia April 15, 2020 Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health(DPH) is increasing the number of specimen collection sites statewide for COVID-19 testing, and is revising the current testing criteria to accommodate more testing of Georgia residents. Effective immediately, all symptomatic individuals will be eligible for COVID-19 testing. Health care workers, first responders, law enforcement and long-term care facility residents and staff will still be prioritized for testing regardless of whether they are or are not symptomatic. Referrals are still required, however, there are now two ways to be referred to a DPH specimen … Read More

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COVID-19 Resources

Every family is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but if we all work as a community, we can get through this together.  In an effort to get everyone the help they need we have put together a list of resources that might be useful.  Please share with me any other resources that I can add to the list below either via our Facebook page or via email at Bob@bobtrammell.com. Here are some resources that may help: Feeling ill or want the most up to date information on COVID-19 the Centers for Disease Control has a one stop information … Read More

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How to vote in the upcoming June 9th Primary

How will the voting by mail process work?  Here are the steps: Check your voter registration status It’s important to check your voter registration status at the Secretary of State’s website  to make sure your registration has not been accidentally purged. Do this immediately because you only have until April 20, 2020 to re-register. You will be sent an Absentee ballot request form This is an application for a ballot, NOT the actual ballot.  At this time, Georgia voters will still have the option of voting in person on election day and during three weeks of early voting starting May … Read More

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Everything you want to know about Gov. Kemp’s shelter in place order

https://times-herald.com/news/2020/04/everything-you-want-to-know-about-gov-kemps-shelter-in-place-order Gov. Brian Kemp has issued a statewide shelter-in-place order to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Here are some frequently asked questions surrounding the order and answers supplied by the governor’s office: How long does the executive order last? The shelter-in-place order takes effect at 6 p.m. Friday and expires at 11:59 p.m. April 13 What businesses and professionals must cease in-person operations and close to the public during this time? Bars Nightclubs Gyms Fitness centers Bowling alleys Theaters Live performance venues Dine-in services at restaurants and private social clubs (Exceptions include take-out, curbside pickup and delivery, as well … Read More

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The Newnan Times-Herald: State Senate, House Candidates Now Gearing Up For November

by W. WINSTON SKINNER On Tuesday night, Mike Crane, Cynthia Bennett, Gene King and Bob Trammell were able to take it easy. Now their work begins. The four had no opposition in their respective primaries on Tuesday. In the general election on Nov. 4, Republican King and Democrat Trammell will face each other for the State House District 132 seat, and Democrat Bennett and Republican Crane will be vying for the State Senate District 28 post. Crane is the incumbent. District 132 includes precincts in south Coweta County as well as Meriwether and Troup counties. Longtime Democratic State Rep. Carl … Read More

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