Press Releases

September, 2021

Sep 30th, 2021

Get Vaxxed DeKalb

DeKalb, MARTA Partner to Encourage Vaccinations

County launches ‘Get Vaxxed DeKalb’ media campaign

Today, DeKalb County Government, in partnership with MARTA, launched its “Get Vaxxed DeKalb” media campaign encouraging residents to get the COVID-…

Sep 28th, 2021

vaccination line

DeKalb Offers $100 for Vaccinations at Stonecrest Mall on Saturday, Oct. 2

DeKalb County will give a $100 prepaid debit card to everyone who receives a COVID-19 vaccination on Saturday, Oct. 2.

From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., DeKalb County Board of Health, Emory Healthcare and…

Sep 28th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb’s ‘Registered and Ready’ Event, Oct. 4

Eligible residents can register to vote, obtain valuable information on November’s election

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) is holding an event on Monday, Oct. 4, to…

Sep 28th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Eviction Moratorium Set to End Sept. 29

Rental assistance program to continue until funds exhausted

DeKalb County’s eviction moratorium is set to end tomorrow, Sept. 29, but the county will continue to distribute rental assistance funding…

Sep 24th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Voter Registration Hold to Special Called Meeting on Sept. 27

The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections will hold a special called meeting on Monday, Sept. 27, at 5 p.m.

This meeting will be conducted via teleconference (Zoom). Simultaneous public access…

Sep 23rd, 2021

Dekalb County

District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson to Host DeKalb County ‘Road to Green’ Town Hall Sept. 29

District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson will host a town hall for residents to discuss the use of gas leaf blowers in DeKalb and provide a status report of current sustainability initiatives…

Sep 23rd, 2021

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DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections Debuts New Voter Kiosk

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) is pleased to offer a new, no-contact option for voters in DeKalb County. Through a new voter kiosk, DeKalb County residents can register…

Sep 21st, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Fall Break Mini Camp Registration Now Open

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs has opened registration for the fall break mini camp program.

The fall break mini camp is for ages 5 -15, runs Oct. 7, 8 and 11…

Sep 17th, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson Allocates Reserve Funding for Two Neighborhood Master Site Plans

Ethiopian Community Association and DeKalb County Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs to receive funding

DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson is allocating a total of $55,500…

Sep 17th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson Encourages Residents to Help Save Lives on Sept. 29

Be a sickle cell fighter by donating blood

DeKalb County District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson is encouraging residents to donate blood to the American Red Cross to help save lives on…