Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Updates, Cancellations, and Closures

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EDITOR’S NOTE: In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, our goal is to keep our readers and the public informed. We’ve created this page to gather COVID-19-related articles and information. We want people to be informed of what’s happening in the community regarding the disease, whether it’s closings, updates from government and local leaders, or how to best prepare.

! Burnet County under Shelter-In-Place order, read the full order here.

ONLINE COVID-19 RESOURCES

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has extensive online resources about the COVID-19 outbreak. Here are some quick links to the most immediate information you might need.

HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF

To protect yourself and your family, know how the disease spreads.

GET YOUR HOME READY

The CDC advises people to plan before an outbreak happens in their community. This page has recommendations for how to create a plan of action, how to care for those at greatest risk, and more.

HOW TO KEEP THE WORKPLACE SAFE

Find CDC-recommended strategies to prevent workplace exposure to COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.

WHAT DO YOU IF YOU ARE SICK

This is pretty basic: Call your doctor first. Some areas are establishing drive-through testing. If that happens in the Highland Lakes, the DailyTrib.com will have that information here. You’ll also find out how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick.

INFORMATION FROM TEXAS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Follow the latest statewide developments on this website, which also links to CDC resources. Prevention measures and the current state count can be found on this page.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

For rolling updates on the global implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, visit the WHO website.

LOCAL INFORMATION

Burnet and Llano counties have webpages set up to keep their residents informed.

COVID-19 UPDATES ON DAILYTRIB.COM: