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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.

During a disaster, please stay tuned to local radio or television stations for up to date information regarding appropriate safety measures. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to learn about preparedness and what the Office of Emergency Management is doing.

 
Mission
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.
 
Vision

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.

 
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Announcements

Williamson County Issues Order Limiting Gatherings to 50 People or Less

  • 16 March 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Williamson County Issues Order Limiting Gatherings to 50 People or Less

Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell has issued an order stating community gatherings of 50 people or more anywhere in Williamson County have been prohibited for the next eight weeks to slow the transmission of COVID-19. The ban on public or private gatherings, part of Orders adopted by Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell, take effect 6 p.m. Monday, March 16, and will continue until Monday, May 11, 2020, unless otherwise extended or terminated by the Williamson County Judge or by action of the Williamson County Commissioners Court. View the Williamson County Order here. This Order does not apply to the day to day operations of organizations such as daycare facilities, schools, institutes of higher learning, private sector businesses, and public sector business. View order here. 

Williamson County Issues Local Disaster Declaration

  • 14 March 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Williamson County Issues Local Disaster Declaration

Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell has declared a Local State of Disaster for Williamson County in order to limit the development, contraction and spread of COVID-19 in Williamson County, Texas. These extraordinary measures were taken following disaster declarations by the President of the United States and the Texas Governor and based on information provided by emergency services agencies. While Williamson County has no confirmed cases of the coronavirus, to ensure the health and safety of all our residents, County Judge Bill Gravell is issuing a disaster declaration to activate the emergency management plan. This will allow the County to allocate resources, utilize personnel and enact procedures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Williamson County. It also allows for state assistance to be requested if local resources and mutual aid are insufficient. Read more about opportunities for Small Business Administration loans and changes to County procedures here.  

Williamson County Precinct Two Justice of the Peace Announces New Office Schedule

Williamson County Precinct Two Justice of the Peace Announces New Office Schedule

Beginning March 16, 2020, the Williamson County Precinct Two Justice of the Peace Office, located at 350 Discovery Boulevard, Suite 204, in Cedar Park, Texas, will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The office will be closed to the public on the second Monday of each month for staff development. A dropbox and envelopes are in the hallway next to the office door for drop-off payments.

CDC and Texas State Health Services Closely Monitoring COVID-19

  • 27 February 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
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CDC and Texas State Health Services Closely Monitoring COVID-19

The Texas Department of State Health Services and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The risk in Texas is low, and there are no confirmed cases in Williamson County. The simple steps you can take to remain healthy are: wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds; do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands; cover your cough with a tissue and throw the tissue in the trash; and stay home if you are sick. For information from the Williamson County and Cities Health District, click here. Learn more...

U.S. Census Coming in 2020

  • 14 February 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
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U.S. Census Coming in 2020

In March, U.S. Census postcards will be mailed to most homes over the course of a few days. Self-response will begin mid-March and ends July 31. The U.S. Census goes to great lengths to protect the information it receives. Some people have reported receiving mail, emails or phone calls that appear to be from the census, but are phishing schemes. You may be the victim of a scam if someone claiming to be from the Census Bureau asks you for certain information. The Census Bureau never asks for:
•    Your full social security number
•    Money or donations
•    Anything on behalf of a political party
•    Your full bank or credit card account numbers
•    Your mother’s maiden name. 

Should you suspect fraudulent activity, the Census Bureau has several suggestions on how to handle the situation on their website. If you have any questions about the 2020 Census, please visit 2020census.gov

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