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Houston HealthScope COVID-19 Special Edition 24

2020-07-06T16:17:30-05:00July 6th, 2020|Community, Public Safety|

  Welcome to Houston HealthScope, the Houston Health Department monthly newsletter! We welcome your feedback at hhdcommunications@houstontx.gov July 6, 2020 COVID-19 Special Edition 24 Visit houstonemergency.org/covid19 for COVID-19 guidance in more than a dozen languages. English | አማርኛ  | Español | عربى | 中文 | دری | فارسی | Français | ဗမာ | پښتو | Kiswahili | ትግርኛ | Tiếng Việt HoustonEmergency.org/covid19   Houston, Harris County COVID-19 data Houston and Harris County COVID-19 data is combined to give people a full visual overview [...]

Governor Abbott Implements Face Covering Requirement To Slow The Spread Of COVID-19

2020-07-02T16:11:08-05:00July 2nd, 2020|Community, Public Safety|

  Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions. The Governor also issued a proclamation giving mayors and county judges the ability to impose restrictions [...]

COVID-19 Threat Level Elevated

2020-06-26T14:40:43-05:00June 26th, 2020|Community, Public Safety|

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We cannot wait any longer -- the time to act is now. We have arrived at the precipice of a public health disaster. Area hospitals have reached their full ICU base capacity and are now relying on surge space to treat patients. The number of daily cases and hospitalizations have also [...]

Public Safety Update

2020-06-02T18:11:08-05:00June 2nd, 2020|Community, Public Safety|

Clashes between police and demonstrators, and isolated criminal acts, have flared in Houston and across the nation in reaction to the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis. Fortunately they have not spread to people and property in the Spring Branch Management District as far as we know. But we urge everyone [...]

Hurricane Season Starts Today Be Prepared & Stay Alert

2020-06-01T08:02:05-05:00June 1st, 2020|Community, Public Safety|

CitizensNet Newsletter: PUBLIC SAFETY & HOMELAND SECURITY | 6-1-2020 Hurricane Season Runs June 1 to Nov. 30; Be Prepared & Stay Alert During the COVID-19 Pandemic The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) urges residents to prepare for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs from Monday, June 1, through Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Planning for [...]

CitizensNet Newsletter: PUBLIC SAFETY & HOMELAND SECURITY | Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 3-9

2020-05-03T11:52:09-05:00May 3rd, 2020|Community, Public Safety|

Natural disasters will continue to happen, even while we battle COVID-19. Our location along the Gulf Coast, in combination with our status as one of the nation’s industrial centers, leaves us vulnerable to many natural and human-caused hazards. The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) urges residents to prepare now for the 2020 [...]