Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
The City of Cedar Hill continues to actively monitor and respond to the the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. We are in close contact with Dallas County, state and local health officials, and our community partners.
Dallas County has issued public health guidance to slow the spread of the virus. The guidance was prepared by public health, epidemiology, and infectious disease leaders to advise the public on the risk level associated with various daily activities. View the latest public health guidance and the current COVID-19 risk level here.
For current information on COVID-19 cases in Dallas County, please visit the Dallas County Health and Human Services website. DCHHS updates these numbers daily at 10 a.m.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced a phased approach to reopen businesses in Texas and provided standard health protocols for individuals and businesses. Learn more about the plan and associated executive orders here.
Vaccine doses have begun to arrive in North Texas, and first responders and nursing home residents have begun to receive their first doses. Find more information on Texas' vaccination plan here or learn more about the approved vaccines here.
Message from Mayor Stephen Mason
On March 13, I signed a proclamation declaring a Local State of Disaster that will aid us in responding to the Coronavirus situation. There is evidence of community spread in North Texas, and we must act now to slow the spread and protect our neighbors and the most vulnerable members of our community.
Dallas County has issued a Public Health Order that requires residents to shelter in place – that is, stay at home - to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community. Residents are ordered to stay at home except for essential activities and work to provide essential business and government services. Essential activities include tasks related to health and safety, such as obtaining medical supplies or visiting a medical professional; and obtaining supplies, such as food, pet supply, or other home products. Engaging in outdoor activity, such as walking, biking, hiking, or running, is permitted, provided the individuals comply with social distancing requirements of six feet.
Essential businesses, such as grocery stores, pharmacies, and medical facilities, will remain open. Essential city services like public safety, trash and recycling, water and sewer, will continue. We encourage residents to use online services to access library resources, to pay their utility bill, or to resolve their court case.
I urge all Cedar Hill residents and business, faith, and community leaders to consider what you can to do help slow the spread in our community. Stay at home, avoid close contact with others, and don’t hoard essential supplies – get what you need and leave some for your neighbor.
I assure you that your first responders, city emergency management teams, and state and local officials are working hard to execute a plan to slow the spread of this virus. We will get through this situation together, and as in all things, we are much stronger together - praying and working in unison for the good of our community.
Mayor Stephen Mason