(Polk County, Ga) Floods, thunderstorms, tornadoes and other severe weather events can occur suddenly in Polk County. That is why the Polk County Emergency Management Agency, in partnership with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency, encourages all residents to participate in Severe Weather Preparedness Week, February 7 –11.Continue Reading

From National Weather Service Any wet or slushy roads from snow and melted snow will have an opportunity to refreeze overnight tonight as temperatures drop well below freezing resulting in some hazardous driving conditions tonight into early Monday morning….particularly on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. Temperatures are forecastContinue Reading

From Polk School District: Polk School District continues to work daily to ensure the health and well-being of our staff and students in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of the recent rise in positive cases, we are facing a critical staffing shortage. Polk School District currentlyContinue Reading

NEWS RELEASE The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the allocation of Merck and Pfizer oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19 to select retail pharmacies in Georgia. Initial supply of Molnupiravir and Paxlovid™from the federal government is very limited. DPH anticipates additional allocations in the coming weeks as production increases. PerContinue Reading