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Northeast Times | October 18, 2021

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TARRANT COUNTY JUDGE GLEN WHITLEY  SIGNS DECLARATION OF LOCAL DISASTER

TARRANT COUNTY JUDGE GLEN WHITLEY  SIGNS DECLARATION OF LOCAL DISASTER

Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley has signed a declaration of local disaster due to a public health emergency. The order was signed to help contain and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Tarrant County. Read the Emergency Declaration HERE

Coronavirus Information, Important Links,
and Tarrant County Public Health COVID-19 Hotline:

Tarrant County continues to monitor the COVID-19 virus and is taking extra precautions by increasing the frequency and extent of disinfecting all of our facilities. Your health and safety has always been our top priority.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is closely monitoring the novel coronavirus outbreak.

The Texas Department of Health and Human Services (DSHS) also has a COVID-19 webpage with information for the public, travelers, healthcare professionals, public health partners and others.

The best way to prevent infection is to practice the following:

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Stay home when you are sick.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.

For questions and concerns about the COVID-19 Virus, please call
Tarrant County Public Health Coronavirus Hotline:
817-248-6299

View more from Tarrant County Public Health