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Ceremony Held at Fowler Park to Recognize 20 Years Since the Events of September 11, 2001

Ceremony Held at Fowler Park to Recognize 20 Years Since the Events of September 11, 2001
Fire Chief and Sheriff provide remarks reflecting on the attacks of 9/11 A ceremonial event was held on Sept. 10, at Fowler Park (4110 Carolene Way) recognizing 20 years since the terror attacks on America that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001.  Photos from the event can be found by clicking here. The ceremony featured: - Remarks from Fire Chief Barry Head, Sheriff Ron Freeman and State Senator Steve Gooch - Presentation of Colors by the Fire Department and Sheriff’s Office Honor Guards - Chestatee River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution wreath laying ceremony  - Governor’s commendation recognizing firefighters involved in Aug. 4 residential structure fire “There is not ...

Forsyth County Leaders Address Covid-19 Delta Variant

Forsyth County Leaders Address Covid-19 Delta Variant
Vaccines available weekdays through District 2 Public Health in Forsyth County  Following a recent uptick in the number of COVID-19 cases, and reports of the virus’s Delta variant spreading, Forsyth County government leaders met with the County’s Emergency Management Agency Director, Northside Hospital Forsyth administration and officials with District 2 Public Health (D2PH) on Aug. 2.    “Hearing our local health leaders and partners discuss the increase in positive cases is unsettling,” said Forsyth County Chairwoman/District 4 Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills. “The data shows a growing number of positive cases in our community, primarily among those who are unvaccinated. We will ...

Testing to Take Place at Noon on July 29 for Five New Outdoor Severe Weather Sirens

Testing to Take Place at Noon on July 29 for Five New Outdoor Severe Weather Sirens
Forsyth County EMA is adding five additional outdoor severe weather sirens throughout the County (bringing the total number of sirens to 22) and will be testing the sirens today, Thursday, July 29, at noon. These are tests and not warnings for severe weather. Severe weather sirens are only designed to be heard by individuals outside during severe weather. Residents should have other means of receiving severe weather notification when located inside a structure. To sign up for severe weather and emergency alerts from Forsyth County, please click here.  To learn more about the County’s outdoor severe weather sirens, please click here. 

Forsyth County 911 Center Awarded CALEA Re-Accreditation

Forsyth County 911 Center Awarded CALEA Re-Accreditation
CALEA re-accreditation demonstrates commitment to excellence The Forsyth County 911 Center was recently awarded the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) Public Safety Communications Re-Accreditation and was recognized for the accomplishment by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners during their June 3, 2021, meeting.  Forsyth County is one of eleven Georgia 911 Centers that currently holds the CALEA Public Safety Communications Accreditation. Accreditation lasts for four years, during which the agency must submit annual reports attesting continued compliance with assessed standards. The County was last awarded the accreditation on Nov. 5, 2016.  “To achieve the re-accreditation, the County needed to ...

COVID-19 Vaccines Available on Various Dates Beginning May 21

COVID-19 Vaccines Available on Various Dates Beginning May 21
In partnership with District 2 Public Health, Forsyth County will be offering COVID-19 vaccines (Johnson & Johnson) to eligible residents on the following dates/times at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College (3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd.): -             Friday, May 21 (8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.) -             Monday, May 24 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) -             Tuesday, June 1 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) -             Wednesday, June 2 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) -             Friday, June 4 (8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.) Vaccines are available by appointment and walk-ups will ...

COVID-19 Vaccines Available May 4-6 by Appointment or Walk-Up

COVID-19 Vaccines Available May 4-6 by Appointment or Walk-Up
In partnership with District 2 Public Health, Forsyth County will be offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents Tuesday, May 4, through Thursday, May 6, at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College (3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd.). Vaccines are available by appointment and walk-ups will also be accepted.  Information regarding the appointment process in multiple languages can be found by clicking here. Vaccines will be administered during the following hours: Tuesday, May 4:  11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 5:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday, May 6:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Eligible residents can click here to request an appointment through ...

COVID-19 Vaccines Available April 26-29 by Appointment or Walk-Up

COVID-19 Vaccines Available April 26-29 by Appointment or Walk-Up
In partnership with District 2 Public Health, Forsyth County will be offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents Monday, April 26, through Thursday, April 29, at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College (3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd.). Vaccines are available by appointment and walk-ups will also be accepted.   Information regarding the appointment process in multiple languages can be found by clicking here.   Eligible residents can click here to request an appointment through the Georgia Department of Public Health’s registration system. Please note, the registration tool offers multiple locations throughout the state where vaccines are available. Forsyth County residents seeking an appointment are encouraged to select the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College ...

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for April 19 and 20

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for April 19 and 20
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, on Monday, April 19, and Tuesday, April 20, at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College (3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd.).   Information regarding the appointment process in multiple languages can be found by clicking here.   Beginning at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, eligible residents can click here to request an appointment through the Georgia Department of Public Health’s registration system. Please note, the registration tool offers multiple locations throughout the state where vaccines are available. Forsyth County residents seeking an appointment ...

UPDATE: All Appointments for Weather Alert Radios Have Been Filled

UPDATE: All Appointments for Weather Alert Radios Have Been Filled
UPDATE: All appointments for weather alert radios have been filled. If more are made available, an announcement will be made on the County's homepage and social media. Free weather alert radios available for residents throughout April The Forsyth County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) will be providing opportunities for residents to obtain a free weather alert radio and emergency preparedness information during the month of April.  “The radios will come pre-programmed to alert residents of weather advisories in Forsyth County,” said EMA Deputy Director Chris Grimes. “We were able to obtain the radios through a grant and are hopeful that residents will utilize ...

Appointments are Full: COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for April 12

Appointments are Full: COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for April 12
At this time, all appointments for April 12 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, on Monday, April 12, at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College (3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd.).  Information regarding the appointment process in multiple languages can be found by clicking here.  Beginning ...

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