News and Announcements

Posted on: April 6, 2020

Order Extending Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency

Please note: This is a text-only version. See the Order Extending Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency (PDF) for a signed copy.

Pursuant to OCGA § 38-3-61, and due to the continuing statewide emergency involving the transm...

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Signed Order (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Public Notice: Governor Kemp Orders Shelter in Place

Governor Brian Kemp has signed an Executive Order requiring all Georgia residents and visitors to Shelter in Place and limit social interaction effective 6:00 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020.

Under this order, no business, establishment, corporation, non-profit corporation, organization, or county or municipal government shall allow more than ten (10) persons to be gathered at a single location if such gathering requires persons to stand or to...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Superior Court Update-March 30, 2020

All Civil hearings and trials, both jury and nonjury are cancelled through May 1, 2020.

This includes domestic matters and Civil Chambers. With regards to Emergency Civil matters, please notify the Clerk of Superior Court at (912) 576-5631 for scheduling information.  

The following Criminal Matters have been cancelled:

  • Criminal Calen...
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Public Health
Posted on: March 29, 2020

Temporary Tourist Accommodation Restrictions, Traffic Checkpoints, and Mandatory Curfew

Upon guidance from the Coastal Georgia Health District, non-resident transient accommodation restrictions, traffic checkpoints, and a county-wide mandatory curfew shall be imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 from out-of-area visitors.

Any public accommodation as defined in Ga. Rules and Regs. 511-6-2, including, but not limited to, hotels, motels, privately-owned campgrounds (excluding state- or federally-owned facilities), and short-term rentals (lease term of less than 180 days) shal...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Probate Court COVID-19 Update-March 27, 2020

As of Monday, March 30, the Camden County Probate Court will be closed to the public.

Due to the Order Declaring Statewide Judicial Emergency by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, The Camden County Probate Court will continue to process requests (ie. Birth Certificates, Death Certificates and Marriage Certificates) submitte...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Appliance Collection Temporarily Paused

In unincorporated Camden County, the last collection for appliances will be Friday, April 3rd. Appliance pick-up will temporarily stop as Advance Disposal continues operational preparations for COVID-19.

Please contact the Curbside Collection office at 912-510-6881 with any questions.

Public Health
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Public Notice: COVID-19 Information Update

Any pools (public or semi-public) licensed by the Department of Public Health including, but not limited to those belonging to homeowner associations, apartment complexes, and hotels, shall be temporarily closed as part of the previously announced closure...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Letter from Southeast Georgia Health System

Letter dated March 24, 2020, sent to Jimmy Starline, Chair of Camden County Board of Commissioners and Steve Howard, County Administrator

Dear Chairman Starline and Mr. Howard:

We wanted to provide you the perspective of Southeast Georgia Health System (the "Health System") with respect to COVID- 19 and its potential impact on our community. As of noon today, the number of confirme...

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Signed Letter (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Public Notice: Public Gatherings Restricted to Ten People

Beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, all Camden County businesses, establishments, non-profit corporations, faith based, or other non-government organizations shall limit public gatherings to ten (10) persons or less at any location.

Where ten (10) or less are gathered six (6) feet of separation will be maintained. The ten (10) or less requirement does not include operational staff (employees) for the business.  

All entertainment and recreation facilities, barber shops, beaut...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Public Notice: Camden County Restaurants Onsite Service Temporarily Discontinued

Additional new measures begin at 12 noon on March 24, 2020 in accordance with Governor Brian Kemp's Executive Order

All restaurants in Camden County shall temporarily discontinue onsite food and beverage consumption. This order will begin at 12 noon on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, and will remain in effect until 12 noon on April 6, 2020, or may be terminated earlier in con...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Camden County Residents Under Voluntary Curfew

Camden County residents are under a voluntary curfew beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. nightly to reduce possible community spread of COVID-19.

Exceptions will be made for travel to work and for medical treatment as well as for fuel, food, or medicine pick-up and delivery. The voluntary curfew is necessary to further reduce the impact the COVID-19 virus will have on our community. 

The go...

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Full Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Public Health Warning

Camden County residents must take action immediately to avoid Community Spread of the COVID-19 Virus.

  • It is imperative that each of our residents and businesses recognize that gatherings of 10 or more are placing the public at risk.
  • It is equally important that our local business, specifically restaurants and bars, recognize that failing to follow the Cent...
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Full Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Camden County Office Buildings Temporarily Closed to Public

Beginning Friday, March 20, 2020, the Government Services Complex in Woodbine and the Annex Building in Kingsland will be temporarily closed to the public for the duration of the State of Georgia’s Declaration of Public Health State of Emergency.

All Camden County residents are strongly encouraged to conduct business through online options. The health and safety of our residents and employees is our priority and all citizens are urged to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and P...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Board of Assessors COVID-19 Notice

In an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus and with the safety of our staff and public in mind, the Camden County Assessors Office will close to the public beginning Friday, March 20, 2020.

This is decision based on the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Camden County Assessors Office will accept specific documents through:

  • Email (camdenboa@co.camden.ga.us),
  • USPS, and
  • Via the drop box located at the entr...
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Full Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Health Departments go to “Appointment Only” Scheduling

As a precautionary measure to limit the number of people congregating in waiting rooms, health department clinics in Camden County are not accepting walk-in clients at this time.

Effective immediately and until further notice, residents in need of health department clinical services including immunizations, family planning services, child health services, etc., should call their health department to make an appointment. Health dep...

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Camden County Health Department Information Public Health
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Superior Court Update March 17, 2020

Pursuant to Chief Judge Stephen G. Scarlett’s Memorandum, the following Court Cancellations will be effective immediately:

“All civil hearings and trials, both jury and nonjury, are cancelled through April 13, 2020. This includes domestic matters and Chamber calendars. Regarding emergency civil matters, Camden County has been assigned a specific Judge to hear Emerge...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Public Notice

COVID-19 March 16, 2020 Update

Camden County and the Cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine have joined with the Camden County Sheriff’s Office, Camden County Schools, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, and Southeast Georgia Health System to form a unified response to the ...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Camden County Issues Precautionary Declaration of Public Health Emergency

The Camden County Board of Commissioners has issued a Precautionary Declaration of Public Health Emergency.

The impact of COVID-19 on our community may require extraordinary and immediate proactive measures for the protection of the health and safety of the citizens of Camden County.

A Precautionary Declaration of Public Health Emergency is necessary to allow lo...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Public Notice: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is awaiting confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on a presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in neighboring Charlton County.

Earlier today the Southeast Georgia Health System released information about testing for two patients at their Camden Campus for COVID-19. At this time there is a presumptive positive result for one individual and an outstanding test for the second indivi...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Health