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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.

WILCO Weather Map

This map uses open-source information from various government agencies to display weather, stream, and dam information throughout the county. 

The map is intended as a reference tool for viewing only. Click here to view this map in a new window

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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COVID-19 Hospitalization Rate Anticipated to Trigger Rollback of Capacity Limits Per Governor Abbott’s Executive Order

  • 7 January 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 3863
COVID-19 Hospitalization Rate Anticipated to Trigger Rollback of Capacity Limits Per Governor Abbott’s Executive Order

Texas Trauma Service Area (TSA) Region O, which includes Williamson County, has experienced a steady increase in people hospitalized due to the COVID-19 virus. Per Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-32, certain businesses may be required to decrease their occupancy limit if the trend continues. Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-32, which went into effect on October 14, 2020, states that when the TSA has a high hospitalization rate, any business establishment that was allowed to operate at 75 percent occupancy limit must rollback to a 50 percent occupancy limit. A high hospitalization rate is defined in the Order as any TSA that has had seven consecutive days in which the number of COVID-19 hospitalized patients as a percentage of the total hospital capacity exceeds 15 percent. Region O’s hospitalization rate surpassed 15 percent on Sunday, January 3, 2021, and has increased since then. A rollback has not been mandated yet, but is anticipated due to the increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Williamson County will further notify residents in the event that the Texas Department of State Health Services issues a determination letter stating the region has become an area of high hospitalizations. This notice could be issued as early as Sunday, January 10, based upon current hospitalization data.  

No Commissioners Court Meeting January 5

  • 4 January 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 1855
No Commissioners Court Meeting January 5

The Commissioners Court will not meet on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Their next meeting will be Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Meetings start at 9:30 a.m. in the historic courthouse, 710 S. Main Street, in Georgetown, on the second floor. Meetings can be watched live through this link and click the tab "Live".

County Judge Lifts Burn Ban December 30

  • 30 December 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 2870
County Judge Lifts Burn Ban December 30

Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell has lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Williamson County effective at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, terminating the outdoor burning ban prior to its 90-day expiration period. A copy of the termination order can be found here. 

Williamson County EMS Field Staff Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations

Front line paramedics with Williamson County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Williamson County EMS field staff, who are among the first to respond to emergency calls in our community, have two different entities they can count on to get vaccinated. Williamson County partnered with Family Hospital Systems to vaccinate the County’s EMS personnel in order to protect them from getting infected with the virus while providing essential life-saving services for county residents. In addition, the Williamson County and Cities Health District also is conducting vaccinations for people currently eligible to receive it. 

Free Christmas Tree Recycling Offered at Williamson County Landfill

  • 27 December 2020
  • Author: Lauren Gammon
  • Number of views: 2639
Free Christmas Tree Recycling Offered at Williamson County Landfill

Starting December 26, Williamson County residents can dispose of their Christmas trees for free by dropping them off at the Williamson County Landfill, located at 600 Landfill Road in Hutto. The landfill is open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. The landfill is closed on Sundays and will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For more information please call (512) 759-8881.


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