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COVID-19: News, Resources, and Community Partner Updates

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Recent News

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July 2, 2020 

July 1, 2020

June 29, 2020:

June 25, 2020: 

June 16, 2020 - Mayor Brenda Gunter's statement on the spike in positive COVID-19 cases in Tom Green County 

June 1, 2020 - Camping reopened at lake parks  

May 29, 2020 - On this date, we moved from a daily report to a weekly report for the COVID-19 testing numbers. We will continue to post daily whether or not we have any positives.


May 22, 2020 - Statement on gatherings 

May 20, 2020 - Local Health Authority rescinds previous orders regarding public areas at hotels; recreational activities 

May 11, 2020 - Military opens second round of free COVID-19 testing to the public 

May 3, 2020 - Joint statement with City of San Angelo and Signal Energy on the large employer testing 

April 30, 2020

  • News story: statement from Mayor Gunter
  • Local health authority order: states some entertainment/recreational facilities are still closed; rescinds several previous orders including limiting occupancy of stores and requiring masks; regulations on golf courses; and removing a requirement that masks be worn in public settings to recommending masks being worn. The local health authority also added a provision requiring any public/private/commercial employers within Tom Green County report COVID-19 tests to the Tom Green County Health Authority.
  • Disaster declaration extension - English document linkSpanish document link) - Extending our declaration to follow Governor Abbott’s direction. Today we passed an order that continues the declaration of disaster in the City of San Angelo. Of particular note in the order is the reopening of the KOA walking trail on Hillside Drive. Parking will be limited to prevent congregating. This will take effect Monday, May 4, at midnight. The order also allows the City to continue to waive late fees for water utility payments through May 31. 

April 24, 2020 - City reopens playgrounds, tennis courts

April 22, 2020 - DHS updates essential services listing for COVID-19 disaster 

April 20, 2020 - Order amending big box limit to 250 people

April 17, 2020 - Update on Golf courses

April 12, 2020 - Update on parks/trails/Lake Nasworthy 

April 7, 2020 - Three COVID-19 patients released 

March 31, 2020 - Parks and recreational facilities closed

March 28, 2020 - Camping at lake parks is prohibited  

March 27, 2020 - Third positive COVID-19 case believed to be community spread in Tom Green County

March 25, 2020 - Second positive COVID019 case confirmed in Tom Green County

March 24, 2020 - First positive COVID-19 case confirmed in Tom Green County

Additional Educational Resources

Podcast about testing courtesy of Austin-Travis County EMS system 

FDA: Shopping for food during the COVID-19 Pandemic - Information for Consumers

COVID-19 related videos:

Mayor Brenda Gunter updates

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Community Partner Updates

  • March 29, 2020 update - Local health authority issues new rule for grocery and building supply stores limiting the number of people in the store at a time; Texas Workforce Commission shares information about unemployment.
  • March 26, 2020 update - Updates from Nursing, Parks & Rec., Senior Services, Trash Services, and Goodfellow AFB; Vitalant needs people to donate blood.
  • March 25, 2020 update - City info graphic; Shannon 2nd drive thru site; Goodfellow AFB update; Vitalant need for donated blood; Area Foundation Community Response Fund; Transit services; Message from the Texas Comptroller; and an update from Fort Concho.
  • March 24, 2020 update - Hair salons, nail salons and tattoo parlors close 3/25/20 by 8 a.m.; 2-1-1; Vitalant need for donated blood; Concho Valley ER services; Small Business Development Center update.
  • March 23, 2020 update - Shannon Medical Center screening and testing, Senior Centers closed, Transit, Business Resource Hub, and Small Business assistance.