On March 11, 2020, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo signed a Public Health Emergency Declaration in response to ongoing efforts to address the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The declaration provides county authorities with additional capabilities to carry out public health orders and provide greater flexibility to attain goods and services on an expedited basis if necessary. The declaration is effective for seven days unless continued or renewed by the Commissioners Court. To view a copy of the signed declaration click here.
Resources for your citizens:
Harris County Residents can call the Ask My Nurse Hotline 713-634-1110 (9:00 am-7:00 pm) or Harris County Public Health Call Center at 832-927-7575
Harris County Commissioners Court Judge Hidalgo's statement on COVID-19 - http://cjo.harriscountytx.gov/Newsroom/harris-county-judge-lina-hidalgo-and-city-of-houston-mayor-sylvester-turner-formally
Harris County Public Health “2019 Novel Coronavirus” Resource Page: http://publichealth.harriscountytx.gov/Resources/2019-Novel-Coronavirus
Harris County Office of Emergency Management Homepage: https://www.readyharris.org/
Harris Health System Coronavirus Guidance: https://www.harrishealth.org/about-us-hh/news/Pages/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.aspx
Harris County Public guidance for people at higher risk for severe COVID-19 Illness.