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Williamson County VRTA Centers Hours of Operation

Williamson County VRTA Centers Hours of Operation 5 April 2021

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

Williamson County Reduces Threshold to Apply for Small Business Grant Program 31 March 2021

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 is April 16, 2021. 

Williamson County Vaccine Providers to Begin Vaccinating All Adults

Williamson County Vaccine Providers to Begin Vaccinating All Adults 24 March 2021

Williamson County Vaccine Providers to Begin Vaccinating All Adults

Beginning Monday, March 29, 2021

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.

Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Event April 24 in Leander

Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Event April 24 in Leander 16 March 2021

Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Event April 24 in Leander

Williamson County, Waste Management and the City of Leander are hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Event on Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Leander Public Works, 607 Municipal Drive. The event is open only to residents of Williamson County. Click here to read what you can and cannot bring. When you arrive, remember to stay in your vehicle with the windows up and let volunteers unload your car. You can only go through the line once. No contractor or business waste will be accepted. For more information, call, 512-759-8881, option 4. 

Williamson County Under Federal Texas Severe Winter Storms Disaster Declaration

Williamson County Under Federal Texas Severe Winter Storms Disaster Declaration 23 February 2021

Williamson County Under Federal Texas Severe Winter Storms Disaster Declaration

Williamson County is one of 77 Texas counties that fall under the federal Texas Severe Winter Storms disaster declaration. County Judge Bill Gravell has terminated our local disaster declaration as we are now covered under the federal declaration. Residents who sustained damage from snow and ice during the winter storms may apply for federal assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). If you have insurance, contact your insurance company first, and then FEMA. Your insurance claim information is needed to determine eligibility for federal assistance. Apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov or call 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585. A copy of the local terminated disaster declaration can be found here.

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