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Government Declarations & Press Releases

Social Services and Food Bank
Lee County Community Resources 

Association of Rural Communities in Texas
Information impacting rural Texas from various government agencies

LEE COUNTY COVID-19 HOTLINE 

Questions: 866-686-7873
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

If no one answers, leave a message and your call will be returned.  Callers with questions about the COVID-19 disaster declaration and executive orders should call this number instead of calling the City of Giddings, the City of Lexington or Lee County.  Calls may be forwarded to other agencies or resources if necessary.  Call 911 for any emergencies.  This is NOT an emergency number. 



Disaster Declarations
Whereas, the United States Federal Government has decalared a national emergency and the State of Texas has declared a statewide public health disaster as a result of the COVID-19; and.... 

Lee County Disaster Declaration

City of Giddings Local Disaster Declaration

Lexington Disaster Declaration


City & County, Declarations and Press Releases

City of Giddings 
City of Giddings, Texas

Lee County 
Lee County, Texas

Press Release April 3
Regarding the first 2 virus cases in Lee County and the Judge's order about infected individuals and self-quarantine

Order from Judge Paul Fischer -April 1, 2020
Requires individuals known to have or are under monitoring  for COVID-19 to follow direction provided by duly authorized persons, including public health officials, as well as information on Lee County Health Official Requirements and Recommendations included in the Order.

Press Release April 1
Information on the first known case of Coronovirus in Lee County

Press Release April 1
Cities in Lee County Respond to Governor’s Declaration Press Release April 1
“Uniform Shelter in Place” order issued for entire State of Texas from Governor


State of Texas

State of Texas and Governor‘s Declarations and Proclamations

https://gov.texas.gov/

State of Texas – Comptroller for information about sales tax deadlines
https://comptroller.texas.gov/about/media-center/new/

March 31, 2020
Executive Order from the Governor


Federal Emergency Declarations

Federal Government Declarations and Response
https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus

National Legislation about Small Business
NFIB Response to House
NFIB Response to Senate