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District F Coronavirus Update (Community Input Meetings, Testing Sites, Governor Abbott’s Executive Orders)

COMMUNITY INPUT MEETINGS Last week, our office hosted the first of three virtual community input meetings, where we provided a brief update on COVID-19, in addition to the status of ongoing projects in District F. CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW TO VIEW THE SUPER NEIGHBORHOOD 25 MEETING Answers from the Q&A section of the input meeting [...]

Houston’s COVID-19 Site Broadens Testing to Symptomatic People with Chronic Illnesses

Houston’s first free COVID-19 drive-thru testing site will broaden services to people of any age with chronic illnesses on Sunday, March 22, 2020. People with chronic illnesses experiencing cough, difficulty breathing and fever, the common COVID-19 symptoms, can call the Houston Health Department’s COVID-19 call center at 832-393-4220 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to [...]

Mayor Sylvester Turner asks authorities to investigate false social media posts; assures residents the city of Houston is not shutting down over the weekend

The City of Houston is not shutting down over the weekend because of COVID-19. Mayor Sylvester Turner is asking Houstonians to get their information from credible sources such as HoustonEmergency.org and to ignore false social media rumors designed to create anxiety and confusion. "There is not going to be a lock-down, the city is not shutting down," [...]

First Houston COVID-19 Testing Site Expands to Older Adults with Symptoms

The first free COVID-19 drive-thru testing site in Houston will expand services on Saturday, March 21, 2020, to symptomatic people age 65 and older. People 65 and older with cough, difficulty breathing, and fever may call the Houston Health Department COVID-19 call center at 832-393-4220 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to be screened. People [...]

District F Coronavirus Update (Testing Sites, METRO, Community Input Meetings) – 03/20/20

CITY RESOURCES At a press conference earlier today, Mayor Turner announced that the 1st of (4) City-County testing sites for COVID-19 has opened to first responders and medical workers. They have been determined to have the most potential exposure to the coronavirus and we do not want them to infect others. Please do not show up [...]

District J: Public Service Announcement

VIDEO: Public Service Announcement Please click the image below. Edward Pollard, Houston City Council Member for District J RESOURCES City of Houston Website: Houstonemergency.org Call Center: (832) 393-4220 Monday – Friday,  9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Harris County Health Website: publichealth.harriscountytx.gov Phone: (713) 566-3600 Texas Medical Center Website: memorialhermann.org Phone: (713) 791-8800 Texas [...]

Mayor Turner suspends water service disconnections to help protect community from COVID-19

Today, Mayor Sylvester Turner issued an Executive Order to suspend water service disconnections throughout the City of Houston beginning today through April 30, 2020. The City of Houston takes the health and safety of our community very seriously. As we continue our efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19, it is important that everyone [...]

District F: Update on Coronavirus and Community Events

A recent confirmed case of the coronavirus was shown to be the first instance in the Greater Houston region where it was spread via the community. Based on medical advice, the City of Houston has announced an Emergency Health Declaration.  All remaining City-sponsored and partnered events in the month of March will be canceled or postponed. -Houston [...]

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