What Georgia’s mayors and county leaders were told about the pandemic. You need to know it, too

On Tuesday, we told you that the Georgia Municipal Association had recommended that all 538 cities in the state declare public health care emergencies in an effort to tamp down the coronavirus pandemic.

The GMA did so after a Monday afternoon online presentation by Dr. Carlos del Rio, the executive associate dean for Emory at Grady Health System, aimed at mayors, city managers, county commission chairs and county managers across the state.

You need to know what they know. The audio link is here. But more digestible is this PowerPoint presentation they received -- it's pretty strong stuff: