Commissioner Robert Patrick Helps Students That Have Fallen Behind


Due to the pandemic, the Latino community was one of the hardest-hit in the United States, facing among the highest rates of unemployment and income loss, along with the highest rates of hospitalization of any demographic group. These losses have spurred on broader challenges for Latino families, causing hardships ranging from food insecurity to decreased […]

Commissioner Robert Patrick Launches ‘Be D1 to Stop COVID-19’ Public Awareness Campaign

D1 Covid Public Awareness Campaign

Initiative to target vulnerable communities DECATUR, GA—As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) begin torelax mask policies for outdoors and those who have been vaccinated, DeKalb CountyCommissioner Robert Patrick is reminding residents that precautions still need to betaken. Although the number of COVID-19 cases are on the decline, there are hot spots inseveral […]

Commissioner Patrick Holds Covid-19 Spanish Townhall


DECATUR, Ga.–Residents in DeKalb County continue to experience a rise in COVID-19 cases. In District 1, there are underserved communities that need resources and information that allows them to make informed decisions for themselves and their families. Commissioner Robert Patrick (District 1) has partnered with Kaiser Permanente to provide a virtual Town hall question-and-answer session […]

Commissioner Patrick Launches Small Business Listening Session Series to Gauge the Ongoing Impact of Covid-19

DECATUR, GA—On February 26th, restaurant operators, economic development officials, and business association representatives convened to discuss the ongoing impact the coronavirus pandemic continues to have on the restaurant industry. The Small Business Listening Session Series, hosted by Commissioner Robert Patrick, is designed to allow the small business community to weigh-in on the challenges of operating […]