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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.

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.


 
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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 and the attached Catastrophe Extension Notice issued pursuant to Section 552.233, Texas Government Code, which provide 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

3.23.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County

  • 23 March 2020
  • Author: Lauren Gammon
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3.23.20 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Williamson County

The Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) announced five new positive COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the County’s total to 14.  

The individuals are: 

  • A female in her 20s with unknown exposure source 
  • A female in her 20s with unknown exposure source 
  • A female in her 30s with unknown exposure source 
  • A female in her 30s with international travel history to an affected country 
  • A female in her 40s with unknown exposure source 

City of Residence

Number of Cases

Austin

2

Cedar Park

4

Georgetown

4

Leander

1

Round Rock

3

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 

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