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WarnCentralTexas.org serves as a public portal for residents to register for our Regional Notification System (RNS) and learn about other ways their local communities distribute information in times of emergencies. WarnCentralTexas.org also is being developed as a regional preparedness resource so residents in the ten-county CAPCOG region can find useful information about how they can prepare themselves for emergencies and disasters.

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The Williamson County Office of Emergency Management establishes a network of support, through sustainable funding, that educates and empowers community partners and coordinates resources for all-hazards management.

It is our vision to maintain a trustworthy reputation as leaders in emergency management by innovating and developing best practices to achieve a more resilient Williamson County. Williamson County Office of Emergency Management will continue to provide a positive and supportive environment driven by continuous improvement, quality, and collaboration with our community partners.Add Content...







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National Crime Victims' Rights Week April 18-24

  • 13 April 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 679
National Crime Victims' Rights Week April 18-24

The Commissioners Court recognized April 18-24 as Crime Victims’ Rights Week which provides an opportunity to recommit to ensuring that accessible, appropriate, and trauma-informed services are offered to all victims of crime. This year’s theme is Support Victims. Build Trust, Engage Communities. to emphasize the importance of leveraging community support to help victims of crime. In commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, the Williamson County Attorney’s Office is hosting a collection drive to raise awareness about crime victims’ issues and rights and introduce the community to the important resources and services available. To learn more, click here.

Williamson County VRTA Centers Hours of Operation

Williamson County VRTA Centers Hours of Operation

Effective Monday, April 5, the Williamson County Vaccine Registration Technical Assistance (VRTA) centers, which assist individuals who may want or need in-person guidance to set up a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, will be available from 9 a.m. to1 p.m. Before, these sites were open until 3 p.m.

Williamson County Reduces Threshold to Apply for Small Business Grant Program

  • 31 March 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 1489
Williamson County Reduces Threshold to Apply for Small Business Grant Program

In Williamson County, 105 businesses have received an average of $6,559 each through Phase 2 of the County’s Wilco Forward Small Business Grant program financed with CARES Act funds. The program offers financial assistance to food services such as restaurants, food trucks and caterers, bars, and hotels/motels that were financially impacted due to closures and occupancy restrictions due to COVID-19. In order to increase eligibility in the program, today the Commissioners Court approved lowering the financial qualifications so that more businesses will be eligible. In Wilco Forward Phase 2, a business can receive up to $500 per employee with a maximum amount of $10,000 if eligible. Visit the Wilco Forward Phase 2 signup page for more information and to apply. The application deadline has been extended to April 30, 2021. 

County Offices Closed on Good Friday, April 2

County Offices Closed on Good Friday, April 2

Williamson County offices will be closed on Friday, April 2, in observance of Good Friday. While County offices are closed, it is highly recommended that residents consider utilizing the online services that are being offered in various departments. To access the latest information from each department, please visit www.wilco.org.

Williamson County Vaccine Providers to Begin Vaccinating All Adults

Beginning Monday, March 29, 2021

Williamson County Vaccine Providers to Begin Vaccinating All Adults

All adults in Texas who want to receive the COVID-19 vaccine will be eligible to be vaccinated starting Monday, March 29. The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Expert Vaccine Allocation Panel recommended expanding the vaccination process to include any adult who wishes to get vaccinated and falls under the current Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorizations. Details from DSHS on this decision can be found here.


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