COVID-19 in Georgia

Overview

As we continue to monitor developments with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the GBPI staff are focused on the effects of COVID-19 on Georgians across the state. We will continue to provide updates and recommendations for the best ways our state can mitigate harm and protect Georgians through this public health emergency. Our team is working with partners and communities on the ground to understand what’s happening and translate that need into proactive solutions. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for news and updates on COVID-19 in Georgia. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to receive our analysis and latest research each week. The GBPI staff continue to work remotely during this public health emergency. The best way to reach us is via email, and you can find our staff contact information here.
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Federal Relief Not Enough to Meet College Students’ Financial Needs

Since publication of this blog post, the federal Department of Education allocated a second pot of relief dollars …

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Implement Immigrant-Inclusive Policies During the COVID-19 Crisis

Key Takeaways Thus far, many state and federal efforts to mitigate the health and economic effects of COVID-19 …

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Support Healthy Communities in Georgia with a Temporary Eviction Ban

An extensive body of research shows that poor housing conditions and housing instability are associated with worse health …

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TANF Funding and COVID-19: A Critical Opportunity

  Gap Between Black and white children The COVID-19 pandemic will have an outsized impact on Black Georgians, …

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Online Instruction Could Leave Rural Schools, Vulnerable Students Behind

Recently, Gov. Kemp ordered the state’s public schools to close for the remainder of the academic year in …

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Child Care Policy Changes in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

This blog was co-authored by Senior Policy Analyst Alex Camardelle Key Takeaways Georgia’s child care system is fiscally …

GBPI Recommendations

GBPI continues to evaluate the state’s public health emergency and propose solutions to help working families weather layoffs and lost wages. Below is a list outlining GBPI’s proposals thus far. State leaders should:

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