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This Week in GeorgiaGov:

Veterans Day 2017

November 10, 2017

On Veterans Day, we honor all who served our nation. Thank you, veterans!

How to Adopt a Child in Georgia [Infographic]

November 7, 2017

Are you considering adding to your family through adoption? From inquiry to finalization, adopting a child from the state typically takes only 4-10 months! Check out our infographic for an overview of the process.

Six State Parks to Briefly Close for Deer Quota Hunts

November 2, 2017

Each fall, to prevent deer overpopulation, the Department of Natural Resources schedules quota hunts on public lands. Starting next week, various state parks will close temporarily to facilitate these hunts. See the full schedule of park closures.

Fall is Here, and It’s Time to Fight the Flu

October 24, 2017

We’re well into fall, and that means it’s flu season. Not sure what that means or what to do? Check out this information provided by the Georgia Department of Public Safety.

My Personal Information Was Stolen Online; Now What?!

October 19, 2017

With more and more instances of data breaches and identity theft, it’s important we take precautionary steps to protect our online information. There are several things we can do ahead of time to prevent an attack, and steps we can take after falling victim to a breach to keep it from happening again.

Got Questions? Ask GeorgiaGov with Alexa

October 12, 2017

Enable Ask GeorgiaGov on your Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or tablet to access the same information you can get from our Popular Topics, but in a way fitting to your changing needs.

Festivals, Orchards, and Wineries: Spend Fall in North Georgia

October 4, 2017

Looking for some fun, outdoor activities this fall? North Georgia is full of great ways to spend time outside with friends and family as the weather cools off. From watching the colors of the leaves turn to taking a wine tour through the Blue Ridge Mountains, you’re bound to find something you enjoy!

National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday, September 23

September 21, 2017

Celebrate the great outdoors on National Hunting and Fishing Day Saturday, September 23, 2017. Fishing is free for Georgia residents, and many state parks and recreation areas are hosting special events.

New Georgia Gateway Now Online for State-Administered Benefits

September 19, 2017

COMPASS has been replaced by Georgia Gateway. This new integrated benefits system brings together Childcare and Parents Services (CAPS); PeachCare for Kids®; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP/Food Stamps); Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); and Medicaid programs.

Funding Continued Needs of People with Brain and Spinal Injuries

September 14, 2017

When someone faces a brain or spinal injury, they often need more support than the initial hospital costs. The Georgia Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund sets out to meet these continued needs.

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