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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.

Senior Services’ Newsletter Now Available for February and March

Senior Services’ Newsletter Now Available for February and March
Take an online tour of some of the most oddly constructed buildings in the U.S. and abroad, learn how finances affect aging well and learn how certain innovations changed the world– this and much more is offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services! Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information on these and other fun stay at home games and classes or call (770) 781-2178.

Planning Commission Meeting Scheduled for January 26 has been Cancelled

Planning Commission Meeting Scheduled for January 26 has been Cancelled
The Forsyth County Planning Commission meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26, has been cancelled. Public hearings scheduled for tonight’s meeting will be postponed until the next regular meeting of the Forsyth County Planning Commission, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 23, in the Commissioners Meeting Room (Suite 220) in the Forsyth County Administration Building (110 E. Main St.).

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects
Forsyth County is continually working to improve our roads – click here to view a status update on the many transportation projects underway! Thanks to the citizens of Forsyth County for approving both the Transportation Bond and SPLOST sales tax program funding these projects. Be sure to check out the interactive transportation projects map at www.forsythco.com/transportation where you can always find updated details on county transportation projects including road widenings, intersection improvements and more.

VIDEO: Forsyth County hosts COVID-19 Vaccination Events

VIDEO: Forsyth County hosts COVID-19 Vaccination Events
Forsyth County held two COVID-19 vaccination events this week, with two more completely booked, appointment-based events set for next week. The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners recognized the need to increase the opportunity for residents to receive COVID-19 vaccines. County departments worked together to organize the events.  “Our Emergency Management Director Chris Grimes pulled together resources from the County’s Information Systems & Technologies, Fire Department and Sheriff’s Office, as well our partners at Northside Hospital and Public Health, to make these appointments available,” said County Manager Kevin Tanner. “We also greatly appreciate the two organizations from our faith community who are allowing us to use their facilities.” Photos from ...

Find a COVID-19 Vaccine Site Near You Through Department of Public Health Tool

Find a COVID-19 Vaccine Site Near You Through Department of Public Health Tool
The Georgia Department of Public Health offers a COVID-19 vaccination site locator tool that allows residents to search for additional providers where the vaccine may be available for those that are eligible, per the state’s vaccine administration rollout plan. To visit the online COVID-19 vaccination site locator tool, click here. This page will also provide additional Department of Public Health COVID-19 vaccine resources and information. The Georgia Department of Public Health is currently administering COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 1A+ which includes: -         Healthcare workers (physicians, nurses, laboratory technicians, EMS personnel, environmental services, etc.) -         Residents and staff of long-term care facilities -         Adults ...

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Subscribe now to receive the latest Forsyth County government news by email, including up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccine distribution news. On the forsythco.com homepage, enter your email in the box under “Latest News” and click the “Subscribe to Forsyth County government news” button to receive email notifications on the news that matters to you. See below: Subscribers will also receive the latest Forsyth County government news. 

Appointments for January Are Full: Forsyth County to Begin Administering COVID-19 Vaccines

Appointments for January Are Full:  Forsyth County to Begin Administering COVID-19 Vaccines
All appointments for the month of January 2021 are full.   We are working with Public Health to ensure vaccine availability. Once this is confirmed, additional appointments will be made available.   Information on additional appointments will be shared on the County’s website and social media channels. Forsyth County, in partnership with Northside Hospital Forsyth and other community partners, will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to residents, by appointment only, that are eligible for the vaccine according to the Georgia Department of Public Health’s vaccine distribution plan. Currently, residents that qualify for Group 1A+ (healthcare workers, long-term care facility staff/residents, adults 65+ and caregivers, and law ...

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