COVID-19

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Public Health State of Emergency

Governor Brian Kemp declared a Public Health State of Emergency on March 14, 2020. 

Governor Kemp’s Executive Orders Reopening Specific Businesses

Industry-specific requirements are available through the Georgia Department of Economic Development website.

Business Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Georgia Department of Economic Development provides FAQs about Georgia Business Operations on their website. 

 Related Executive Orders

COVID-19 Testing

Camden County residents may now schedule an appointment online for COVID-19 testing at the Camden County Health Department in St. Marys. Simply go online to access a self-service portal, take a brief screening questionnaire, and book an appointment for testing. The self-service portal may be accessed through a link at gachd.org/covidtest.

Coastal Health District COVID-19 Screening Hotline

The Coastal Health District has established a call center at 1-912-230-9744 to schedule individuals for COVID-19 testing. The center will take calls Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Anyone can be tested, even without symptoms of COVID-19,  and there is no fee. If you believe you’ve been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please remember to quarantine at home for 14 days, and schedule an appointment for testing around the 10th day. Testing cannot be scheduled more than two weeks in advance.

For a list of free COVID-19 testing options through the Coastal Health District, visit their website at: covid19.gachd.org.

Doctor’s offices, urgent care centers, and hospitals will also continue to provide testing for COVID-19 and may continue to refer patients to public health for specimen collection.

State of Georgia COVID-19 Hotline

The State of Georgia has a COVID-19 hotline. If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor, an urgent care clinic, or your local federally qualified healthcare center. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.

Hotline: (844) 442-2681

Georgia COVID-19 Emotional Support Line

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.

Support Line: 1-866-399-8938

This is a partnership between the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities, Beacon Health Options, and Behavioral Health Link.

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

*Please note that FAQs are subject to change quickly.

The Daily Status Report is updated daily at 3:00 p.m.

Emergency Declarations & Executive Orders

Camden County

State of Georgia

All of Governor Brian Kemp’s Executive Orders are available on his 2020 Executive Order webpage

United States

Online Services Encouraged

The COVID-19 Update includes links to online services. 

Tax Commissioner’s Office

Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, the Georgia Department of Revenue is encouraging all taxpayers to conduct their business with the Department through online services. The Department offers a number of motor vehicle and tax related services online, without the need of person to person interactions.

You may send your payment to Camden County Tax Commissioner online or via mail at:
Camden County Tax Commissioner
P. O. Box 698
Woodbine, GA 31569

You are asked to take all precautionary measures as we look to service all residents and minimize exposure to the staff and our citizens. Thank you for your patience and your cooperation. You may contact the Camden County Tax Commissioner’s Office at 912-576-3248 if you require additional information. All updates regarding any changes in the operation of the office will be posted on the Camden County Tax Commissioner’s Office Facebook page or on the Camden County Government Facebook Page.

Online Service Links