With the widespread coverage of the Coronavirus, the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce reached out to local elected officials to address the concerns within the Georgetown community.
The risk for all Texas residents remains low, according to Texas Department of Health Services. As of today there are no confirmed cases in Williamson County.
As this is an evolving situation, we will continue to monitor the facts and provide updates when necessary.
Please review the list below, compiled from the responses of local officials:
1. COVID-19 is spread mainly from person-to-person who are in close contact (within about 6 feet), via respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
2. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
3. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
4. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
5. Avoid close contact with people who are sick
6. Stay home when you are sick
7. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
8. Get a flu shot
9. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
10. Post the this flyer in common areas to make sure we are sharing good hygiene habits with everyone interacting with the City.
To view the statement from GISD, please click HERE.
Thank you to the following for their contributions to this post:
John R. Carter, U.S. Congressman, 31st District of Texas
Hon. James Talarico, Texas State Representative, District 52
Judge Bill Gravel, Williamson County
Jackson Daly, Community Services Director City of Georgetown
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