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Local School Districts Offer Mental Health Support: #WilcoUnited

  • 22 April 2020
  • Author: Lauren Gammon
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Local School Districts Offer Mental Health Support: #WilcoUnited

Williamson County public schools, which serve over 100,000 students, are united in a mission to provide mental health support to students and families during this time. Each school district has resources dedicated to helping students who are facing mental health issues or having a hard time while at home. Click the article title to read more and to find links with each school district's information.

County Judge Signs Orders for Hospital Capacity and Retail During Stay Home Stay Safe

  • 21 April 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
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County Judge Signs Orders for Hospital Capacity and Retail During Stay Home Stay Safe

On April 21, 2020, Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell signed new orders to ensure consistency between the Williamson County Stay Home Stay Safe Order issued March 24, 2020, and the State of Texas Executive Orders GA 15 and GA 16. Effective beginning at 11:59 p.m. on April 21, 2020, the Stay Home Stay Safe Order is amended pertaining to “Healthcare Operations.” Effective beginning at 12:01 a.m. on April 24, 2020, the Stay Home Stay Safe Order is amended to allow retail businesses not defined as essential businesses to operate in limited capacity. A copy of the new orders with specific requirements can be found on the County’s website here.

Williamson County Mask Brigade Delivers

  • 16 April 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Williamson County Mask Brigade Delivers

Since its inception a little more than a week ago, the Williamson County Mask Brigade has been busy making between 2,000 to 3,000 cloth face masks. The group has two mask types that they are asking volunteers to make. The COVID Ranger Mask, which is to be worn over N95 masks by medical personnel and first responders, and the Safety Mask, which can be worn by nursing home residents and essential county workers who interact with the public. Williamson County EMS received 146 of the COVID Ranger masks Thursday.  For more information on joining the Mask Brigade, go to www.wilco.org/howcanIhelp

WCSO initiates pilot program "WilCo Wellness Check"

  • 13 April 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
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WCSO initiates pilot program "WilCo Wellness Check"

Do you have a family member, friend, acquaintance and/or any person who relies on another for support that needs to be checked on during this pandemic? 

The Williamson County Sheriff's Office has set up an email for those who may need a deputy to attempt contact with your loved ones or those you care for if you are unable. To initiate a wellness check, please email: [email protected] Click the story title for more information. 

Williamson County Parks and Trails to Close for Easter Weekend

  • 9 April 2020
  • Author: Lauren Gammon
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Williamson County Parks and Trails to Close for Easter Weekend

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department will be closing all county parks and trails at sunset on Thursday, April 9, until sunrise Monday, April 13. The decision to close these facilities and outdoor locations is an effort to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and prevent residents from being exposed to the virus during the busy holiday weekend. Click the article title or visit the Parks website: https://www.wilco.org/parks for more information.

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