COVID-19 Information

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This page is intended to provide resources available for local and global information related to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

7/2/2020 Alert! – Governor Abbott amends Order restricting gatherings in excess of 10 people. Read the entire Order here: https://www.westutx.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6036/Texas-proclamation-amending-GA-28-mass-gatherings.

7/2/2020 Alert! – Governor Abbott issues Order mandating face covering. Read the entire Order here: https://www.westutx.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6037/EO-GA-29-use-of-face-coverings-during-COVID-19-IMAGE-07-02-2020.

6/26/2020 Alert! – Harris County at Threat Level 1

Level one signifies a severe and uncontrolled level of COVID-19 in Harris County, meaning outbreaks are present and worsening and that testing and contact tracing capacity is strained or exceeded. At this level, residents take action to minimize contacts with others wherever possible and avoid leaving home except for the most essential needs like going to the grocery store for food and medicine. Visit https://www.readyharris.org/Stay-Safe for more details.

COVID-19 Medical Resources – for the most current trusted medical information regarding the virus, social distancing, and other preventative measures, visit the following sources:

Local Emergency Management Offices – for the most current press releases, including required work and sheltering measures, visit your local Office of Emergency Management (or similar department) and register for notification alerts. Major office websites are provided here:

Scam Notification – protect yourself against scam charities, malware, phishing emails, and other attempts to take advantage of fear and generosity by reviewing and reporting information through the following sources:

Testing – if you are interested in information related to COVID-19 testing:

Economic Relief – to learn more about the benefits available to small business and individuals at this time, visit the following sources: