COVID-19 Information and Prevention

Mayor's Public Health Advisory

CARES ACT

Information on the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is posted online here.

Hays County COVID-19 Dashboard

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County Issues Order to Stay at Home, Work Safe with Curfew


To help stop the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Hays County residents will be under a Stay at Home, Work Safe Order effective March 26 at 11 p.m. and continuing until 4 a.m. on April 10, 2020. The Order may be rescinded or extended as necessary.

Issued on March 25 by Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra, the Order mandates that all individuals currently living within Hays County remain at home unless performing essential functions, such as certain necessary jobs and essential government functions. To read the entire Order, visit this link.

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COVID-19 HOTLINE:  512.393.5525

Available 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday

Residents may call the hotline at 512.393.5525 with non-emergency COVID-19 questions from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. Spanish speakers will be available.

Callers will be placed into an automated system when calling in to the hotline. If you are a Hays County resident, select one (1). You will then be placed in the queue for the next available operator to assist in answering any questions. Call Center personnel will answer frequently asked questions about symptoms, possible testing, and self-isolation.

If you are experiencing symptoms or concerned that you have been exposed to the virus, please call your health care professional to determine next steps. If you are experiencing an emergency, call 9-1-1.