14 March 2020 – Activation of National Guard, prescriptions extended, expired medical licenses rendered valid.

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Type of Intervention: Resource allocation
Sectors Involved: Emergency response mechanisms
Level of Jurisdiction: Georgia
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: Activation of the Georgia National Guards. More than 200 members of the Georgia National Guard are helping test 1,500 people a day, using 10 mobile “strike teams” deployed to hot spots in the state to slow the spread of COVID-19. All resources of the State shall be made available to assist tin activities designed to address the emergency. All resources of the State shall be made available to assist tin activities designed to address the emergency. adopt emergency rules to provide telemedicine. Pharmacists can give 90 days supplies of a prescription drug.Athorization to take money from the Governor’s Emergency Fund. Providing pharmacy technicians and pharmacists with options for handling the computer-based processing of prescriptions at alternative locations, including from homeProviding pharmacy technicians and pharmacists with options for handling the computer-based processing of prescriptions at alternative locations, including from home. Extension of expiration dates of driver’s licences
Full details here: https://gov.georgia.gov/executive-action/executive-orders/2020-executive-orders

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