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Mayor Responses

9 Alerts
April 7, 2020 4:03 PM

Ordenanza No. 21-2020

Ordenanza que continua y modifica la Orden de Refugio en el Lugar emitida por el Alcalde Santellana el 3 de abril de 2020; d alarmar una emergencia.

April 7, 2020 12:48 PM

3rd Amended Shelter in Place Order

Ordinance continuing and modifying the Shelter in Place Order issued by Mayor Santellana on April 3, 2020; declaring an emergency.

April 6, 2020 9:41 AM

2nd Amended Shelter in Place

Second Amended Shelter in Place Order by the Mayor of the City of Wichita Falls.

April 2, 2020 1:52 PM

Refugio local modificado en orden de lugar

Ordenanza continua y modificando el refugio en el lugar resolución emitida por el Ayuntamiento el 27 de marzo de 2020; d alarmar una emergencia.

March 31, 2020 3:40 PM

Amended Local Shelter in Place Order March 31, 2020

Ordinance continuing and modifying the Shelter in Place Order issued by the City Council on March 27, 2020; declaring an emergency.

March 27, 2020 1:42 PM

Ordinance Issuing a Shelter in Place Order; Declaring an Emergency

Ordinance Issuing a Shelter in Place Order; declaring an emergency.

March 25, 2020 4:50 PM

Amended Local State of Disaster Declaration

1. Pursuant to Section 418.108 of the Texas Government Code, the City Council hereby approves the Proclamation of Disaster as executed by Mayor Stephen Santellana on March 19, 2020, and hereby adopts an amended Proclamation of Disaster, herein attached...

Updated March 25, 2020
March 19, 2020 5:30 PM

City of Wichita Falls Issues Disaster Declaration in Response to COVID-19

Wichita Falls, Texas – In response to the increasing concerns of COVID-19 across the nation, Mayor Stephen Santellana has issued an emergency declaration for the City of Wichita Falls that goes into effect at 11:59PM on March 20, 2020. Pursuant to...

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March 13, 2020 10:25 AM

Office of the Mayor Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

Citizens of Wichita Falls,
As the Mayor of Wichita Falls, the safety and well-being of our citizens is always my number one concern and priority. With this in mind, I want to assure you the city is taking proactive steps to ensure the welfare of our...

Updated March 13, 2020

Office Closures

1 Alert
March 20, 2020 5:17 PM

City Facilities Closing or Modifying Public Access

As the unprecedented COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation continues to evolve, the City’s primary focus remains on the health and safety of City employees, customers, and the community, in order to continue to provide all essential City services. Beginning...

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Press Releases

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Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health Department

3 Alerts
March 18, 2020 10:15 AM

Wichita County First Confirmed COVID-19 Case


March 17, 2020

CDC's Interim Guidance for COVID-19

Large events and mass gatherings can contribute to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States via travelers who attend these events and introduce the virus to new communities.

March 11, 2020 3:40 PM

Health District Encourages Spring Break Travelers to Take COVID-19 Precautions

Avoid contact with people who are sick, Avoid large public crowds and gatherings, Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands. Clean your hands often by washing them with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or using an alcohol-based...

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