This site serves as a resource for individuals, businesses, and organizations in Henry County, GA. during the
Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
CDC Lifts Mask Mandate for the Fully Vaccinated
In summary, the new CDC guidelines state that:
For in-depth information, visit CDC Key Points.
Kaiser Permanente put together a video on how to properly wear your mask, and included tips on how to stay safe during COVID-19.
Due to a high patient census, and a surge in COVID-19 patients, Piedmont Henry is reviewing surgical cases requiring a hospital stay of longer than 23 hours and temporarily postponing those that are deemed elective.
Hospital leadership is monitoring capacity status continually.
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Piedmont Henry Hospital's Chief Executive Officer Lily Henson issues guidance for all the citizens of Henry County to stay safe and healthy.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution features partnership of Piedmont Health Care Systems and other CEOs calling for everyone to "Wear a Mask!"
The Georgia Chamber and The Levee Studios in Albany announced the launch of Unified Standards, a certified workforce training program specifically designed for return-to-work procedures with COVID-19. The program is designed to work within the state’s requirements for 17 business sectors, as mandated by the Governor’s Office, and create basic online training for safe return-to-work operations.
Georgia’s “shelter in place” orders have expired for the majority of Georgia businesses. However, under current orders, extended through August 11, 2020, businesses must continue to operate with social distancing and sanitation rules to keep customers and employees safe.
The Clayton State University (CSU) Department of Continuing and Professional Education (CaPE) and the Henry County Chamber of Commerce cordially invite you to partner with us in our upcoming Virtual Career Fair. The event will take place on Friday, May 22, Online. The Career Fair will be held via Zoom video conferencing from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.
Our goal for the Career Fair is to provide CaPE students and job seekers an opportunity to foster their career awareness and ultimately secure employment. We hope to collaborate with you and through our combined efforts, open doors of opportunities for internships, externships, part-time employment, seasonal employment, and full-time employment. More details.
Sponsorship packages are available at the platinum, gold and silver level.
The Career Fair will bring together students with interest in various disciplines and specialties, including Project Management; SHRM; Healthcare (including, Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Tech, and Patient Care); Film and Digital Media Production; Event and Meeting Planning, Retail, Hospitality, Warehouse, and more. I encourage you to visit the CSU web site for more information about their courses and certificate programs.
The Georgia COVID-19 Emotional Support Line provides 24/7 free and confidential assistance to callers needing emotional support or resource information as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emotional Support Line is staffed by volunteers, including mental health professionals and others who have received training in crisis counseling.
Here are some ways to continue supporting local business during this unprecedented time:
The Henry County Chamber of Commerce seeks to provide access to recommendations, regulations, services and expertise to its members. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this mission remains constant. Prior to acting, members should consult their own professional advisors for information and counsel specific to the individual and unique situations faced by organizations, individuals and corporations. The opinions, interpretations and recommendations of the Henry County Chamber are informational only and should not be relied upon by the recipient as legal or professional advice. The Henry County Chamber makes no representations as to the accuracy or reliability of the content contained herein. Users of this information accept any and all risks associated with the use of such information and agree that the Henry Chamber has no liability to user.
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