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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Emergency Preparedness

Amber Alerts Save Lives

January 12, 2017

Amber Alerts have helped save over hundreds of children in 20 years. Now, with the use of technology and the Wireless Emergency Alert System, the chances are better for saving even more.

Snow Expected in Northern Georgia: Get Ready

January 5, 2017

The National Weather Services has issued a Winter Storm Warning for north Georgia from 4 PM Friday to 1 PM EST Saturday. We're looking at 2 to 4 inches of snow. Get ready now!

Prepare for Emergencies With the New Ready Georgia Mobile App

December 8, 2016

It's Winter Weather Preparedness Week. What better way to prepare than by checking out the newly improved Ready Georgia app?

September is National Preparedness Month: Don’t Wait for an Emergency to Prepare!

September 22, 2016

Crises and disasters arise suddenly and are often devastating to our communities. Take time this month to get prepared at home and the workplace for emergency situations.

Don't Let Black Ice Leave You Stranded This Winter [Infographic]

January 21, 2016

Learn about what causes black ice, where to find it and how to safely drive this winter.

Winter Weather Preparedness Week 2015

December 1, 2015

Learn how to be prepared for winter weather from GEMHSA Director Jim Butterworth.

"Don't Wait. Communicate."

September 8, 2015

GEMHSA director Jim Butterworth shares some tips on how to make sure you and your family are prepared for a disaster.

GEMA/HS’s Role in Disaster

March 12, 2015

Learn more about the role GEMA/HS plays during a natural disaster.

Rapid Response Teams: Protecting Our Health

January 27, 2015

Learn how a variety of Georgia agencies are working together to protect the public from foodborne illnesses.

How to Take Care of Your Pets in the Cold

January 8, 2015

Cold is cold. No matter where you live or who you are — animals included. Learn some quick safety tips about keeping your pets safe during these cold times.

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