ATTENTION: Rule Changes for 511-1-3.23 Effective June 23, 2021
The Georgia State Office of Vital Records has announced rule changes for 511-1-3.23 (Permits for Disposition, Disinterment and Reinterment) will take effect on June 23, 2021.
To learn more about this change, GFDA Members can visit the Member Page.
Click the links below for the State Office of Vital Records forms. Note: It is important to download the form each time, instead of having copies on file. This will ensure if they update the form, you have the correct version.
If you have any questions about these forms you should contact the State Office of Vital Records.
Upcoming Office Hours and Vital Records Webinars
COUNTIES BY REGION
All of Georgia’s 159 counties are assigned to a regional consultant at the State Office of Vital Records. A regional consultant serves as the liaison between partners/stakeholders and the State Office. Your assigned regional consultant (RC) can assist you with answering questions, resolving escalations. They also provide group and individualized face to face and virtual trainings. Regional consultants are county specific. Please see the listing below to identify and contact your regional consultant
Region 1-North (Regional Consultant: Myers)
Counties in Region: Baldwin, Banks, Barrow, Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Cobb, Columbia, Dade, Dawson, Elbert, Fannin, Floyd, Forsyth, Franklin, Fulton, Gilmer, Glascock, Gordon, Greene, Habersham, Hall, Hancock, Hart, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jones, Lincoln, Lumpkin, Madison, McDuffie, Morgan, Murray, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Putnam, Rabun, Stephens, Taliaferro, Towns, Union, Walker, Warren, Washington, White, Whitfield, Wilkes, Wilkinson
Region 2-West (Regional Consultant: Little)
Counties in Region: Baker, Brooks, Butts, Calhoun, Carroll, Chattahoochee, Clay, Clayton, Clarke, Colquitt, Coweta, Crawford, Decatur, Dekalb, Dooly, Dougherty, Douglas, Early, Fayette, Grady, Haralson, Harris, Heard, Henry, Lamar, Lee, Macon, Marion, Meriwether, Miller, Mitchell, Monroe, Muscogee, Newton, Peach, Pike, Quitman, Randolph, Rockdale, Schley, Seminole, Spalding, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taylor, Terrell, Thomas, Troup, Upson, Walton, Webster, Worth
Region 3-Southeast (Regional Consultant: Traylor)
Counties in Region: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Ben Hill, Berrien, Bibb, Bleckley, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Coffee, Cook, Crisp, Dodge, Echols, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Glynn, Gwinnett, Houston, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Jenkins, Johnson, Lanier, Laurens, Liberty, Long, Lowndes, McIntosh, Montgomery, Pierce, Pulaski, Richmond, Screven, Tattnall, Taylor, Telfair, Tift, Toombs, Treultan, Turner, Twiggs, Ware, Wayne, Wheeler, Wilcox
Please contact your Regional Consultant with any questions or concerns directly or via the Communications Center at 404-679-4702 during business hours from 8:00AM to 4:30PM.
GEORGIA CODE AND VR RULES AND REGULATIONS
Locations Page (ACTION REQUIRED)
If you have not had the opportunity to view the new locations page on our main DPH website, please take a moment to visit the page and verify your information. The link to the page is provided below for easy access. If you find any discrepancies with your information, please send an e-mail to Dandre.Mayberry@dph.ga.gov or simply reply to this announcement.
We thank you for your continued partnership and support.
Georgia Department of Public Health - Office of Vital Records - Vital Connections Newsletter may be found HERE.