Georgia’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. Helpful links for information and resources

Tips for Completing Partial Unemployment Claims

Georgia has mandated that employers apply for Partial Unemployment Claims for their employees if they have reduced their employees hours or temporarily laid off employees due to COVID-19. The data must follow very strict formatting rules. The Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce developed a tip sheet to help you input the data. Partial Unemployment Tips

Helpful COVID-19 Links and Information

COVID-19 Hotline: 1.844.442.2681 Gov. Kemp’s Executive Orders: Gov. Kemp’s Press Releases: Department of Public Health: Georgia Emergency Management Agency: Department of Community Health: Forsyth County Chamber COVID-19 Resource: Primary Election Information:

Georgia Department of Labor CARES Act Information

The Georgia Emergency Orders and the Federal Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act resulted in wholesale changes to Unemployment Insurance benefits. For up-to-date information go to The attached document provides a lot of advice on who should file and how. gdol CARES Act response  

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