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 Forsyth County Response to COVID-19:  Information on County Departmental operations, online services and other resources can be found here: Forsythco.com/COVID-19.

COVID-19 vaccination appointments for April 19 and 20 are available. Please click here for more information, including information in multiple languages.

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility in Georgia is open for everyone 16 years of age and older. For more information on vaccines, including a vaccine locator, click here. 

At the present time, all Forsyth County Boards and Commissioners are meeting live and in-person, but with both remote viewing and (in the case of public hearings or public comment) remote participation opportunities. Please click here for information on how to view, access and participate in these meetings.

VIDEO: Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’ and Read the Monthly Newsletter

VIDEO: Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’ and Read the Monthly Newsletter
Shady Grove Campground features many options for residents to “get away” close to home, Forsyth County’s Fire Department launches a new Facebook page and we’ll look at how you can recycle Hazardous Household Waste in May. We cover these topics and more in this month’s episode of ‘Your Forsyth,’ a monthly short-segment video series and newsletter recapping Forsyth County government highlights from the previous month. To read the monthly newsletter, click here. Your Forsyth airs all month long on TV Forsyth (Comcast channel 23, AT&T channel 99 and TV Forsyth Live at forsythco.com). The program is also available to watch ...

The County Spotlight: Stephanie Holbrook

The County Spotlight: Stephanie Holbrook
Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman and District 4 Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills speaks with Procurement Agent II Stephanie Holbrook about her role with Forsyth County government. All episodes of The County Spotlight can be viewed online by clicking here and can be seen on Forsyth County's government access television channel, TVForsyth, available on Comcast channel 23, AT&T channel 99 and streaming 24/7 from the county’s website.

Appointments are Full: COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for March 31 and April 1

Appointments are Full: COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for March 31 and April 1
At this time, all appointments for March 31 and April 1 are full.  As additional vaccines become available over the next few weeks, the County anticipates more appointment opportunities for residents. Information on this will be posted on the website and County social media. COVID-19 vaccines will be administered through District 2 Public Health   In partnership with District 2 Public Health, Forsyth County will be offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents, by appointment only, March 31 and April 1, at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College (3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd.).   Eligible residents can click here to request an appointment through the Georgia Department of ...

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation 2021 Summer Activity Guide Now Available

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation  2021 Summer Activity Guide Now Available
Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s 2021 Summer Activity Guide is now available online.  The guide, which can be found by clicking here, includes information on a wide variety of camps, activities and programs offered. Registration for listings in the summer activity guide will begin at 8:30 a.m. on April 1.   Register online at parks.forysthco.com or in person at any of the county’s three recreation centers, located at Central Park, Fowler Park and Old Atlanta Park, Monday through Friday, as well as the Sawnee Mountain Preserve Visitor Center. To view the 2021 Summer Activity Guide, visit parks.forsythco.com. Printed copies of the activity guide ...

Kevin Tanner Appointed to State Road and Tollway Authority Board

Kevin Tanner Appointed to State Road and Tollway Authority Board
Forsyth County Manager Kevin Tanner has been named to the State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA) Board of Directors. Tanner’s appointment was made by the Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives.   "We are excited to have Mr. Tanner join the SRTA Board of Directors," said SRTA Executive Director Chris Tomlinson. “His more than 30 years of experience in government, which includes his leadership in transportation for the Georgia House, will be invaluable to SRTA as we work to continue to keep Georgia moving.”   During his time in the Georgia legislature, Tanner served as the Chair of the House Transportation committee, where he sponsored several bills that helped advance transit and transportation programs, as well as projects, throughout the state.   “I am honored to have been ...

Third-Grade Students Invited To Participate In Fire Department Safety Poster Contest

Third-Grade Students Invited To Participate In  Fire Department Safety Poster Contest
The Forsyth County Fire Department invites all local third-grade students to share their artistic talents while promoting a commitment to safety in their annual Safety Poster Contest.  Students are asked to make an original poster about one of three themes: • Water Safety  • Bike Helmet Safety • Stop, Drop and Roll Submissions will be accepted through April 2, and the winners of each theme will be announced April 16. Winners will be offered a socially distanced dessert party with their class and local firefighters, a Certificate of Accomplishment from the Forsyth County fire chief and winners will also have their artwork displayed in Forsyth County buildings.  “We ...

The County Spotlight: Equipment Operator II David Rollins

The County Spotlight: Equipment Operator II David Rollins
Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman and District 4 Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills speaks with Equipment Operator II David Rollins about his role with Forsyth County government. All episodes of The County Spotlight can be viewed online by clicking here and can be seen on Forsyth County's government access television channel, TVForsyth, available on Comcast channel 23, AT&T channel 99 and streaming 24/7 from the county’s website.

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