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New Statewide Executive Orders Governor Abbott issued two new statewide executive orders: (1) an Executive Order that requires masks and (2) a proclamation that prohibits gatherings of more than 10 people. Both are effective at noon, July 3, 2020. Learn More Lab Testing Totals Testing By Metro Health and...

The COVID-19 virus is spreading rapidly across Bexar County. Local hospitals are approaching capacity. Protect yourself and your family. The following link contain things you should know to stay safe. https://covid19.sanantonio.gov/What-YOU-Can-Do      ...

Census Update Field operations are readying and soon hundreds of enumerators will be trained. In Bexar county, all three Area Census Offices restarted operations as well as in the rest of the counties surrounding the Bexar metropolitan area. In all counties, operations will be important as they will cover the...

Counseling & Wellness Resources Support & Hotlines 24/7 Mental Health Support Line Texas Health and Human Services launched a 24/7 statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Call toll-free at 1.833.986.1919 anytime to speak...

COVID-19 HOTLINE- 210.207.5779 OR EMAIL COVID-19@SANANTONIO.GOV The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District has opened a COVID-19 hotline for residents to ask questions about the virus. The hotline is available in English and Spanish. Residents can call 210.207.5779. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm...

The City of San Antonio's COVID-19 Open Data page (https://cosacovid-cosagis.hub.arcgis.com/) is a hub of information, maps, and resources about the coronavirus response in our local area. From here, you can browse and download open data updated daily, related to the current CoVID-19 situation and response. Presentations available...

Included in this week's roundup information are Amended orders regarding face coverings in Bexar Co., total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Bexar Co. and COVID-19 testing information in Bexar Co.. Effective 4/20 - Amended order regarding face coverings, occupancy and golf courses  4/17/2020 COVID-19 Case and Testing Information Surveillance in...

Data Reported by San Antonio Metropolitan Health District 4/14/2020, 7:00:00 PM https://cosagis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/d2c7584fe9fd4da1b30cb9d6cc311163 COVID-19 HOTLINE- 210.207.5779 OR EMAIL COVID-19@SANANTONIO.GOV The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District has opened a COVID-19 hotline for residents to ask questions about the virus. The hotline is available in English and Spanish. Residents can call 210.207.5779. Hours of operation...

COVID-19 Case and Testing Information Surveillance in Bexar County Case Status and Source of Exposure Number Percent Total Confirmed cases Bexar County* 410 Travel-related 110 27% Close contact 137 33% Community transmission 127 31% Under investigation 36 9% *Includes public, commercial, and military laboratory results Posted on 4/5/2020 at 7:00 PM Information for the Public Social Distancing Social distancing means remaining out of crowded public places were close...

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Based on what has been seen previously as the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses, the following symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may appear 2-14 days after exposure: Fever, cough, shortness of breath. If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19...