Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County: First death reported outside of Broadmoor

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County: First death reported outside of Broadmoor

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management: (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – June 14, 2020) We have received confirmation of our first death outside of the Broadmoor Facility. An 80-year-old resident of Fate has passed away. RCOEM and all of Rockwall County are thinking about and praying for the friends and family of the resident. There […]

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (6/12/2020)

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (6/12/2020)

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management  (ROCKWALL, TX – June 12, 2020) The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management has received three additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 from Texas DSHS. One case is in Rockwall. One case is in Fate. One case is in Royse City. One person is in their 20’s. One […]

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (6/10/2020)

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (6/10/2020)

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – June 10, 2020 – We have received an additional seven confirmed COVID-19 cases from Texas DSHS. Six of the cases are located in Rockwall. One case is located in Royse City. One person is in their 20’s. Three people are in their 30’s. […]

Rockwall County official COVID-19 Update (5/26/2020): no new cases reported, 12 fatalities at Broadmoor

Rockwall County official COVID-19 Update (5/26/2020): no new cases reported, 12 fatalities at Broadmoor

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management:  County Update: We have not received information about new confirmed cases of COVID-19 from DSHS. We have updated our graphic with the information we have received like reported recoveries, total tests performed, people who have reported the Rockwall County Hospitals. Broadmoor Update: We regret to inform you […]

DFW animal shelters recommend pet owners to create emergency plan

DFW animal shelters recommend pet owners to create emergency plan

(DALLAS, TX – April 9, 2020) Animal Care and Control (FWACC), the Humane Society of North Texas (HSNT), Irving Animal Services (IAS), SPCA of Texas (SPCA) and Tri-City Animal Services have banded together to urge the public to include pets in their COVID-19 emergency plan. “Your family must have a plan in place to ensure […]

Emergency Child Care available at Rockwall YMCA for front line workers

Emergency Child Care available at Rockwall YMCA for front line workers

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 22, 2020) Although all YMCA branches are currently closed due to COVID-19, the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall is among eleven branches across the metroplex offering limited childcare to those who serve as first responders, medical professionals, government officials, and those who continue their work during this challenging time. This care will be […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office takes steps in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office takes steps in response to COVID-19 pandemic

  (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – March 18, 2020) The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office has taken steps in conjunction with elected officials and department heads as we continue to respond to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. As citizens of Rockwall County, be assured that we are in close communication on a daily basis with all levels of […]

McLendon-Chisholm Mayor Keith Short declares local state of disaster due to public health emergency

McLendon-Chisholm Mayor Keith Short declares local state of disaster due to public health emergency

(MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TX – March 17, 2020) Mclendon-Chisholm Mayor Keith Short proclaimed a Local State of Disaster due to COVID-19. The City of Mclendon-Chisholm is taking appropriate measure to prevent, respond to and mitigate COVID-19. In addition to encouraging current CDC recommendations, the City of McLendon-Chisholm is taking the following proactive measures to reduce the spread of […]

City of Royse City: Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency

City of Royse City: Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency

(ROYSE CITY, TX – March 17, 2020) WHEREAS, beginning in December 2019, a novel coronavirus, now designated COVID-19, has spread through the world and has now been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization; WHEREAS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is closely monitoring the growing number of cases that have spread into […]

City of Heath Mayor Kelson Elam declares local state of emergency disaster

City of Heath Mayor Kelson Elam declares local state of emergency disaster

City of Heath Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Tuesday, March 17, 2020 ____________________________________________________________________ “If you are sick, stay home. Testing is far less important at this point than isolating yourself or family member from the general population unless there is respiratory distress.” Dr. Gary A. Bonaquisti, Rockwall County Physician ________________________________________________________________________________ (HEATH, TX – March […]