(Harris County, TX) - Thursday March 26, 2020 - County Judge Lina Hidalgo on Thursday approved a waiver that will allow Houston Community College to use high-capacity 3D printing labs to produce mass quantities of protective face shields while operating as “Essential Critical Infrastructure.”
(Harris County, TX) - Monday March 23, 2020 - Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and Dr. Umair Shah, Executive Director of Harris County Public Health, City of Houston partners on Monday announced an online COVID-19 assessment tool for residents who believe they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms such as fever or dry cough. The online screening tool is available now at ReadyHarris.org.
(Harris County, TX) - Monday March 16, 2020 - Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo joined Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to announce additional measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 across the Houston metropolitan area. The announcement ordered restaurants, bars, and nightclubs to close with the exception of take out, delivery, or
(Harris County, TX) - Thursday March 12, 2020 - Today, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and Executive Director of Harris County Public Health Dr. Umair Shah released new community guidelines designed to augment the regional response to coronavirus (COVID-19).
(Harris County, TX) - Wednesday March 11, 2020 - Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo today signed a Public Health Emergency Declaration in response to ongoing efforts to address the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The declaration provides county authorities with additional capabilities to carry out public health orders and provide greater flexibility to attain goods and services on an expedited basis if necessary.