Marion County is closely monitoring the situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are in contact with officials at both the Federal and State levels, who are providing the guidance needed as this pandemic evolves.

Vaccine Distribution

The State of Georgia has a COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. You can click below to visit the State’s dashboard with all relevant information.

State of Georgia COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard

Suppression Firefighter Classes Offered

Buena Vista Fire Rescue is hosting a class instructed by the Georgia Fire Academy. This is class is for a basic volunteer suppression firefighter once completed by the student.
Class will begin January 11,2021. Sessions will be every Monday and Thursday nights from 6 to 10 PM. The live burn part of the class is scheduled for March 20 and the written test will be March 25th. Class will be at 100 East Buckhalter Ave, Buena Vista , GA.
Cost of the class will be free to the student, student or the department sponsoring that student will be responsible for the cost of the textbook. Additionally the student will need a Physician’s Certificate: (Medical Release, Fit for Basic Fire Fighter Training), 2) Proof of CPR equivalent to the American Heart Association (AHA) Health-Care Provider course. A copy of the student’s current “Professional Rescuer” card which includes Adult, Child, Infant and AED is acceptable. We are working to schedule a class for the CPR prior to start of class if someone needs it.

Additional information can be obtained by contacting Chief Shaun Raulston at 706-580-8531 or via email at

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