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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.

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.







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Governor Abbott Issues New Orders Mandating Masks; Limiting Gatherings

  • 2 July 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 3731
Governor Abbott Issues New Orders Mandating Masks; Limiting Gatherings

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions. The Governor also issued a proclamation giving mayors and county judges the ability to impose restrictions on some outdoor gatherings of over 10 people, and making it mandatory that, with certain exceptions, people cannot be in groups larger than ten and must maintain six feet of social distancing from others. Read more here. 

County Offices Closed July 3

  • 1 July 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 1707
County Offices Closed July 3

Williamson County offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020, in observance of the July 4th Independence Day holiday.  In addition, the Commissioners Court will not meet on Tuesday, July 7, and will resume their regular schedule on Tuesday, July 14, at 9:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom on the second floor of the historic courthouse, 710 S. Main Street, in Georgetown. The meeting can be viewed live at https://www.wilco.org/livemeetings

Celebrate July Fourth with a new, furry family member! July 3, 4, and 5, adoptions are only $4 for adult cats and large adult dogs. Schedule your appointment to meet the pet of your dreams by emailing [email protected] today! Please visit wilcopets.org for details.

Williamson County to Host Free COVID-19 Testing Sites July 6 to 10

  • 30 June 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 13260
Williamson County to Host Free COVID-19 Testing Sites July 6 to 10

The Williamson County Office of Emergency Management, in partnership with the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and the Texas Military Department, will be hosting free COVID-19 testing in the cities of Hutto, Jarrell, and Taylor from July 6 to July 10. All three sites are walk-up sites and will not require an appointment prior to being tested. People interested in getting tested will be asked to park and line up for their turn. It is important to note that due to demand there may be long wait times. Residents are urged to bring a water bottle and a form of shade to cover from the sun if necessary. People do not need to have symptoms in order to be tested. Testing locations will be open at 10 a.m. until testing supplies last. 

Williamson County Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 Office Open to the Public on Wednesdays By Appointment Only

  • 30 June 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 2916

Due to the concerning increase in COVID-19 cases, the office of Williamson County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3 will be open to the public on Wednesdays only from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call 512-943-1501. The public may use the drop box located next to the door on the south side of the building located at 100 Wilco Way, Georgetown, or pay online at: http://www.wilco.org/JP3. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause but the safety of our customers and staff is paramount. 

Williamson County and the City of Taylor celebrate the reconstruction of CR 101

Williamson County Precinct 4 Commissioner Russ Boles and City of Taylor Mayor Brandt Rydell celebrated the kick-off of the reconstruction of CR 101 with a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, June 29.  


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