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Gov. Kemp's Executive Order

Update: June 29, 2020 

Gov. Brian Kemp's executive order renewing the Public Health State of Emergency last renewed on May 28, 2020, in response to COVID-19. 
View the Executive Order


Update: Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 3:30 p.m.

Gov. Brian Kemp's executive order includes:

  • The Shelter in Place order for most Georgians will expire at 11:59 p.m. tonight.  Vulnerable populations (medically fragile and elderly Georgians) must shelter in place through June 12, 2020. 
  • Georgians are still encouraged to stay home as much as possible.
  • The declaration of the public health state of emergency has been extended through June 12, 2020.
  • Businesses must continue to enforce strict social distancing and sanitation rules as ordered previously through May 13, 2020.

Shelter in Place
Retail Businesses
Large Gatherings
Non-Critical Infrastructure
Update: Friday, April 24, 2020 | 2:05 p.m.

Gov. Brian Kemp gives new requirements for how certain Georgia businesses can begin reopening.

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Update: Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 9:30 a.m.

Gov. Brian Kemp extended the executive order on Wednesday, April 8. The executive order includes the renewal of the state of Georgia public health state of emergency until May 13, 2020 and the extension of the shelter in place order until April 30, 2020.

View the executive order documents:


View Gov. Brian Kemp's Executive Order

View Gov. Brian Kemp's Executive Order calling for Georgians to shelter in place. [PDF]
Shelter in Place Q&A [PDF]