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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that is spreading from person to person in parts of the United States. The risk of infection with COVID-19 is higher for people who are close contacts of someone known to have COVID-19, for example healthcare workers, or household members. Other people at higher risk for infection are those who live in or have recently been in an area with an ongoing spread of COVID-19.

Did you know Williamson County has an online resource network to find information on free or reduced cost services? During this extraordinary time of need, many thousands of people are searching for help. Go to http://www.wilco.org/CommunityResources to information on medical care, food, job training and more.

Williamson County & Cities Health District is closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation in coordination with the Texas Department of State Health Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local and regional public health and healthcare agencies.

To view individual office or department's specific information please visit our Current Office Closures Information page.

 
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For non-emergency questions, please call the Williamson County COVID-19 information center: 512-943-1600. It is currently operating daily, Monday through Sunday, from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. or email COVID-19@wilco.org.

For non-emergency health related questions, please call the Williamson County & Cities Health District Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: 512-943-3660 and after hours at 512-864-8345.

For emergencies, please call 9-1-1.

 
Public Information Act Catastrophe Notice

Please see the attached Catastrophe Notice issued pursuant to Section 552.233, Texas Government Code, which provides for the temporary suspension of the applicability of the requirements of the Public Information Act. Please note that you may continue to submit your requests for information and we will continue to respond as promptly as possible given current circumstances.

 
Latest Information

3.27.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County

3.27.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County 27 March 2020

3.27.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County

The Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) announced seven new positive COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the County’s total to 34. Please see the daily report for details. At this stage information is very limited, WCCHD and Williamson County will share more as it becomes available and necessary to protect the health of the public. 

3.26.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County

3.26.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County 26 March 2020

3.26.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County

The Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) announced five new positive COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the County’s total to 27. Please see the daily report for details. At this stage information is very limited, WCCHD and Williamson County will share more as it becomes available and necessary to protect the health of the public. 

If you have symptoms of respiratory illness including cough, fever and shortness of breath, please contact your health care provider. It is important to call ahead before arriving at a clinic, urgent care or emergency department to avoid potential spread. For more information, visit www.wcchd.org/COVID-19. For information on the county response to COVID-19, go to  www.wilco.org/COVID-19.  

3.25.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County

3.25.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County 25 March 2020

3.25.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County

The Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) announced three new positive COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the County’s total to 22.  Please see the daily report for details. At this stage information is very limited, WCCHD and Williamson County will share more as it becomes available and necessary to protect the health of the public. 
 
If you have symptoms of respiratory illness including cough, fever and shortness of breath, please contact your health care provider. It is important to call ahead before arriving at a clinic, urgent care or emergency department to avoid potential spread. For more information, visit www.wcchd.org/COVID-19 . For information on the county response to COVID-19, go to  www.wilco.org/COVID-19.  

Williamson County Orders Residents to Stay Safe, Stay Home

Williamson County Orders Residents to Stay Safe, Stay Home 24 March 2020

Williamson County Orders Residents to Stay Safe, Stay Home

In a proactive effort to reduce the number of new COVID-19 cases in Williamson County and in Central Texas, County Judge Bill Gravell has issued a Stay Home Stay Safe Order for all individuals in Williamson County. This Order takes effect at 11:59 p.m. on March 24, 2020 and will continue through 11:59 p.m. on April 13, 2020, subject to the limited exceptions. The Stay Home Stay Safe directives are intended to help control the spread of the coronavirus by keeping people isolated at home.

For details on included essential businesses and essential activities, please see the Stay Home Stay Safe Order here.

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3.24.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County

3.24.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County 24 March 2020

3.24.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County

The Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) announced five new positive COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the County’s total to 19. 

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