COVID-19 (Coronavirus) INFORMATION

The City of Waxahachie Emergency Management and Staff continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely and are in daily communication with state and federal agencies to stay up-to-date on the latest information and prevention measures.

The best way to protect yourself and family is to follow the CDC recommendations for handwashing, cough control, surface disinfecting and social distancing.

The City of Waxahachie Emergency Management Office and representatives from the Waxahachie Fire Department have been in almost daily contact with Texas Health and Human Services or the Center for Disease Control (CDC). The State of Texas, Ellis County and the City of Waxahachie have been reviewing their plans for all respiratory virus outbreaks including Coronavirus.  

The public is asked to adhere to the recommended guidelines for prevention to ensure our community remains healthy.

For more information from the CDC and Texas Health and Human Services, please utilize the links listed below:

 

Texas Health and Human Services:
https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/

Centers for Disease Control on COVID-19:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Basic Information on COVID-19:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/2019-ncov-factsheet.pdf

Common Symptoms:
https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/docs/CoronavirusSymptoms-English.pdf

If Suspected To Have Coronavirus:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/sick-with-2019-nCoV-fact-sheet.pdf

How it’s Spread:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/transmission.html

Information for Expectant Mothers:
Pregnant Women and COVID-19
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/pregnancy-faq.html

Printable Materials:
https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/docs/CoronavirusAlert-English.pdf
https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/docs/StopSpreadofGerms-English.pdf