- Disaster Relief
The City of Whitehouse is closely monitoring the national outbreak of the novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19. The City is working with our public health partners at Smith County, NET Health , The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ensure the city has best practices in place for the general public. As of March 31, 2020, the City has been notified of a positive case of the 2019 novel coronavirus in the immediate area.
City Hall, Police Department, and Fire Station remain closed to public access.
Our updates will be added to this page as they are issued, or visit our Facebook page to the right.
We are asking the public to contact their healthcare provider prior to visiting hospitals or emergency rooms for treatment. It is very important to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus that all potential patients are screened so healthcare providers can to prepare for their arrival.
For those who believe they have COVID-19 symptoms, they may visit www.coronavirus.gov and take a “Coronavirus Self-Checker” assessment. This will help you communicate symptoms to your doctor when you call their office before making a visit.
March 31, 2020 - Confirmed Case in Whitehouse Area
March 27, 2020 - Smith County COVID Information and Stay At Home Order
March 17, 2020 - Disaster Declaration
March 17, 2020 - Disaster Declaration Press Release
March 13, 2020 - Modifying City Operations
Partner Agency Links:
Texas Department of State Health Services
Texas Department of Emergency Management
Texas Workforce Commission Resources for Employers and Jobseekers