The U.S. Treasury provided Georgia with approximately $4.1 billion for coronavirus-related expenses from the CARES Act, of which an estimated 1.8 billion could be transferred to local governments for coronavirus-related expenses. On July 29, Governor Brian Kemp released a statement providing additional details about the allocation of funds. That statement, as well as a breakdown of how Phase I of the funds will be distributed, can be found by clicking the link.
On June 11, 2020, Governor Kemp issued an extensive and detailed Executive Order. This is a summary prepared by GMA’s Legal Department explaining that order and its impact on local governments.
The COVID Racial Data Tracker is a data tool that tracks and reports the impact the COVID-19 virus has on people of color. A collaboration between the COVID Tracking Project and the Antiracist Research & Policy Center, it contains the most complete U.S. race and ethnicity data on COVID-19.