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Safety Incident/Accident, Harmful Agent Exposure

If there is an emergency, please call 9-1-1 To file a claim for Damages, please type ‘Claim’ in the search box in the upper right corner of the page. If you or someone you are representing has been involved in an incident, accident, or has possibly been exposed to a harmful agent(s), please click on the “Work Safe Atlanta” link below. HARMFUL AGENTS EXAMPLES MAY INCLUDE: Blood Borne Pathogens (i.e. blood, body fluids or human waste) and/or Chemicals (household or industrial) The City of Atlanta takes all reports seriously.  It is against the law for an employer to fire, demote, transfer, or discriminate in any way against a worker for filing a report. Please be assured if you want to remain anonymous, after a workplace safety  representative contacts you, the City of Atlanta will comply with your request. Work Safe Atlanta    

Cooling Centers

A Cooling Station is an air-conditioned facility where Atlanta residents can go to find relief from the heat. The City of Atlanta operates three Cooling Centers during the summer months. The Cooling Centers operate daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. For a list of Cooling Centers please click below. Cooling Center List  

Camp Best Friends 2015

The City of Atlanta’s Office of Recreation hosts the annual Camp Best Friends program for over 2500 youth and teens. Camp Best Friends has been serving families throughout metro Atlanta for 30 years. There are usually 7 specialty camps, 2 Freedom Schools, 10 traditional day camps, and 5 teen camps.The summer season starts in June and ends near the end of July. Camp hours are usually Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily. Teen camps vary. For more information, please visit the Camp Best Friends Website. Camp Best Friends Website Camp Best Friends Informational Video 2015 Camp Best Friends Brochure

The Department of Watershed Management will perform maintenance on the following websites, Saturday June 27th from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Access to view or pay your water bill online is still available by clicking here.      

Inclement Weather Information

The City of Atlanta remains prepared for inclement weather response. The safety and drivability of our roadways is imperative in maintaining access to emergency facilities such as hospitals, police and fire stations, and emergency shelters. It is also essential to preserve a network of key, preselected and prioritized routes that provide reasonable access to most city streets as quickly as possible.  BE PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS   In the event of a winter weather emergency, avoid driving if possible. Monitor weather reports and pay attention to cautionary advisories to stay off the roads. If you must be on the road, plan ahead! Have a full gas tank and allow for extra travel time. Plan travel route! Take the safest, not the shortest routes; consider less hilly roads) Pack proper emergency equipment! Have extra cell phone/flashlight batteries, water/snacks, ice scraper, blankets and chains for vehicle tires. Slow down!  Remember, the faster you drive, the longer it takes to stop. Please click the links below to view important weather related information: Warming Centers Black Ice on Road and Other Dangerous Snow and Ice Related Conditions on Roadway Snow and Ice Treatment or Removal Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency Snow and Ice Level of Readiness and Response Based on Forecasted Weather Snow and Ice Response Priorities Winter Response Utility Viewer Tips for Winterizing Your Home Atlanta Fire Rescue Department Offers Fire Safety Tips During Winter Weather NotifyATL Cold Weather Prep Bulletin