Telfair County Emergency Management Agency

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Please be weather aware We could see some severe weather over night
04/19/2020

Please be weather aware We could see some severe weather over night

We are 4 out of 5 in the Severe Risk Today 4/19/2020. Please know where you are on a map, how your county is shaped and where your Tornado safe room is in your house.

04/13/2020

If you have any Damage, trees down, once this storm passes through our area, Please report to 911, once its safe to do so..

ATTENTION ATTENTION  WE HAVE THE POSSIBILITY TO HAVE SOME SIGNIFICANT STRONG STORMS MOVE THRU OUR AREA. THE FRONT LINE W...
04/12/2020

ATTENTION ATTENTION
WE HAVE THE POSSIBILITY TO HAVE SOME SIGNIFICANT STRONG STORMS MOVE THRU OUR AREA. THE FRONT LINE WILL BE IN THE AFTERNOON/EARLY EVENING HOURS. THE SECOND MOST CONCERNING MODELS HAVE SOME VERY SERIOUS STOTMS COMING THRU EARLY MORNING TOM. (AFTER MIDNIGHT TO DAYLIGHT) THIS CONCERNING BECAUSE MOST WILL BE ASLEEP. PLS. HAVE SOME TYPE OF WEATHER ALERT ON YOUR PHONES. (LOUD ENOUGH TO WAKE YOU UP) HAVE A DISCUSSED PLAN WITH YOUR FAMILY ON WHERE TO GO TO BE SAFE IN YOUR HOUSE. PLEASE HAVE THINGS YOU MAY NEED (READY KIT) IN YOUR SAFE PLACE. CHARGE YOUR PHONE. HAVE BACK UPS ETC.. MAKE PLANS AND HOPEFULLY WE WONT NEED THEM. 4/12/2020.

Call to act: pls share...                          TELFAIR COUNTY                             WE NEED YOU.            pl...
04/07/2020

Call to act: pls share...
TELFAIR COUNTY
WE NEED YOU.
please go and fill out your household
2020 census

Citizens this is used for so much. This is how we are allocated funds from the federal govt.
Our school lunch program to monies recived during a federal emergency.
Right now we are at 19% this is less then half the national avg. Of 42%. It only takes a few seconds.also pls share.
Lee Conner TCEMA Director

https://2020census.gov

04/02/2020

Also::: I WILL DO MY BEST WITH ALL MY POWER TO DISTRBUTE EVERYTHING THAT COMES OUT ABOUT THIS VIRUS. WE DO NOT WANT TO WITHOLD ANYTHING FROM ANYBODY . IT DOES US NO GOOD. I ALONG WITH MY COLLUGES, ELECTED OFFICIALS, AND SUPORVISORS ARE DOING EVERYTHING WE CAN ON A LOCAL LEVEL TO KEEP YOU SAFE. LEE CONNER TCEMA DIRECTOR.

The dreaded day has come for TELFAIR COUNTY. YES we do have 2 case in the county. They are incarcerated and in isolated ...
04/02/2020

The dreaded day has come for TELFAIR COUNTY. YES we do have 2 case in the county. They are incarcerated and in isolated quarantine. Please keep your self safe. Take precaution. Heed the advice. REMEBER YOU CAN. HELP STOP THE SPREAD. #TELFAIRSTRONG

04/02/2020

Attention Telfair County. yes the Governor is going to sign an executive shelter in place order. However, we will still have essential functions. The Grocery stores will still be open. we will still have consumer goods available. PLEASE PLEASE DO NOT HOARD UP GOODS/GROCERYS. DO NOT GATHER IN CROWDS. SANITIZE ALL THE TIME. STAY HOME UNLESS TO GET ESSENTIAL NEEDS. There will be a list of essential functions. Telfair County citizens you have a role in this. You can help stop the spread. I'm pleading with you all to stay home. Remember we are "Telfair Strong".

If you see this going around, rest assured that it is FALSE. There is NO national quarantine and that is NOT the purpose...
04/01/2020

If you see this going around, rest assured that it is FALSE. There is NO national quarantine and that is NOT the purpose of the Stafford Act. We promise.

If you're curious, you can read the Stafford Act at the link below. I recommend reading it at bedtime so that you can fall asleep easily....

https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/15271

Thank you to all our Health care workers in these unprecedented times. You are our everyday HERO'S. Stay safe brothers a...
03/29/2020

Thank you to all our Health care workers in these unprecedented times. You are our everyday HERO'S. Stay safe brothers and sisters. Lee.

Telfair county is coming in with a "B" . we could be better citizens. Let's shoot for that A. We are not out of the wood...
03/27/2020
Georgia scores a 'B' for social distancing, but some midstate counties get an 'F'

Telfair county is coming in with a "B" . we could be better citizens. Let's shoot for that A. We are not out of the woods yet. Stay strong.
Https://wgxa.tv/news/coronavirus/georgia-scores-a-b-for-social-distancing-but-some-midstate-counties-get-an-f?fbclid=IwAR14N7piNlSjx31kTpa5kJODmLBUO97uiFJcKdjUYSekWX1dhJJntpwPa0k

MACON, Ga. -- Unacast, a Norwegian location data company, has created a Social Distancing Scoreboard that ranks US states and counties on their social distancing practices. The interactive maps use real-time GPS data and shows the movements of citizens across the US. The Centers for Disease Control....

So to answers a question about the local state of emergency. We felt it was in our (Telfair County) best interest to get...
03/25/2020

So to answers a question about the local state of emergency. We felt it was in our (Telfair County) best interest to get ahead of the covid19 virus. The declaration allows us to first in act the emergency operation plan. Two to allow us to request help from the state and federal levels with out this we can not. Third we our following suit from the state to keep goods from being tremendously overcharged locally. If you take a look at the map below. We are surrounded, if this pandemic does not concern you to some extent, it should. There are more ordinances that can be and may be put into place at some point to help stop the spread and protect the the citizen from the covid 19 virus. Please as a citizen of Telfair County have a Team mindset. Always the TEAM comes before me. We have to follow the advice from the WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, CDC, AND DPH. Lets be TELFAIR STRONG.

03/25/2020
No confirmed cases in Telfair.
03/25/2020

No confirmed cases in Telfair.

03/20/2020
03/20/2020

Attention Attention : there is no closings being forced /talked about with our local stores. Period. We have asked that plans be put in place to possibly curb the proxiemty of shoppers as they shop. We are trying our best to stay ahead of the covid 19 virus with guidance from the CDC. However We have to make sure that all our essential (goods/resteraunts) stores stay open and our economic / money flow continues as a vital part our community. SO NO STORE/RESTERAUNT FORCED CLOSURES. PLS CONTIUNE TO HEAD WARNINGS AND GUIDLINES FROM THE CDC AND DPH

03/19/2020

Psa. Shave your facial hair.

A few flyers concerning covid 19. How to talk to children. United way. Faq on covid 19.
03/19/2020

A few flyers concerning covid 19. How to talk to children. United way. Faq on covid 19.

Pls check this out. Also pls submit any questions or concerns you have. We would like to keep you all informed.
03/17/2020

Pls check this out. Also pls submit any questions or concerns you have. We would like to keep you all informed.

Helena Head start will be closing..
03/17/2020

Helena Head start will be closing..

Helping our children understand...
03/17/2020

Helping our children understand...

03/17/2020

Thank you Joseph Suddarth for encouraging words tonight in this crazy storm. Friends pls Heed these words. I honestly feel this way a lot as an emergency manager, but so much credit goes to the incredible men and women that help in our (Telfair County)time of need. Thank you all.

"And once the storm is over, you won't remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won't even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won't be the same person who walked in. That's what this storm's all about."―Haruki Murakam

03/12/2020

TELFAIR COUNTY DOES NOT HAVE A CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID 19. THERE WAS POSSIBLE INDIRECT CONTACT MADE WITH A SCHOOL AGE KID. TCBOE WANTED TO BE SUPER PRECAUTIOUS AND IS FOLLOWING RECOMEDATIONS ON SANITIZING THE SCHOOLS. PLS PLS STOP THE RUMORS. AGAIN PRECAUTIONS ARE BEING TAKEN. NO ONE IN TELFAIR COUNTY. SCHOOL SYSTEM AT THIS TIME HAS EVEN BEEN SYMPTOMATIC. LEE CONNER.

03/08/2020
03/08/2020

We are hoping to open the sugar creek bridge on sand pit road soon. G dot on the way to inspect. Stay tuned .

03/07/2020

Sugar Creek Bridge on sand pit road was inspected today by engineer's form Georgia Dept. Of Transportation. At this time it is to remained closed. The water is still touching the beams. With the depth of the creek run and the amount of water flowing the pressure is still very concerning to them. They will be back Tommrow to re inspect it. Thanks you for your understanding. Telfair and Wheeler county ema's and road departments.

03/07/2020

Sand pit rd at sugar creek bridge is closed. G dot inspected. Due to high water.

03/06/2020

Sandpit road. Lumber City.. Springhill Telfair and wheeler counties.

Very windy tommrow. Trees could easily come down with the saturated soil. Be aware.
03/06/2020

Very windy tommrow. Trees could easily come down with the saturated soil. Be aware.

03/06/2020

Fyi studstill rd. Is closed to washout also.

03/06/2020

Quick update and info... Telfair County Roads weather etc..

03/05/2020

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274 E Willow Creek Ln
McRae, GA
31055

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I have a question and I need an honest answer, please. Are there truly no cases of this virus in Telfair county, or are we one of the counties that isn't testing many people? If it's the latter, why aren't we testing? Not trying to be a smarty pants, just really needing an honest answer. Staying at home, trying to do our part.
Would it b better to b here in lumber city or in Valdosta ga
Mr Calvert Church rd you can see it in from the peanut field. Mack tomblin property field
Any updates, Lee?
Any new weather updates??
Is 5 am update the latest info so far?