COVID-19 Updates For Dripping Springs, Wimberley, and Nearby

Five Lab-confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Hays County

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From Hays County press release: As of March 18, 2020, the Hays County Local Health Department has been notified of 5 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus. Four…

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Dripping Springs Cancels Founders Day and Other City-sponsored Events

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Statement from City of Dripping Springs: “Following an order by Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra and the recently released guidelines from the Center for Disease Control, and to protect the…

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Hays County Judge’s Order Restricting Gatherings

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On March 17, 2020, Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra signed an order limiting gatherings in Hays County. The restrictions begin at 2 a.m. March 18 through 5 p.m. May 14,…

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Operations Update from PAWS Shelter of Central Texas

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PAWS Shelter of Central Texas provided the following update for their Dripping Springs and Kyle locations: In response to national and local government guidelines and CDC recommendations, PAWS Shelter of…

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Hays County Commissioners Court Extends Emergency Disaster Declaration

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Hays County Commissioners Court voted today (March 16, 2020) in an emergency meeting to extend the disaster declaration issued by Judge Ruben Becerra on March 15. By state law, the…

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Third Confirmed Hays County COVID-19 Case

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Update, 8:24pm, March 16, 2020: We asked Hays County for information about the guideline stated in their press releases for those who test positive for COVID-19 being “under self-quarantine at…

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Second Hays County COVID-19 Case

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Per a press release from the county on March 16, 2020, Hays County Epidemiologist Eric Schneider says a second case of coronavirus, COVID-19, is reported in Hays County. The adult…

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Hays County Sheriff Update

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Changes in handling calls for service and jail operations March 15, 2020 7:20 pm Press release from the Hays County Sheriff’s office: The Hays County Sheriff’s Office recognizes the fact…

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CDC Issues Guidance for Events

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has just issued new guidance for events of 50 or more people, plus guidance for events of smaller size, planned not only…

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DS Helping Hands Schedule Changes

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Local food pantry, Dripping Springs Helping Hands, announced schedule changes on March 15, 2020, due to coronavirus. The pantry will be open Wednesday, March 18, 1:30-3:00, and Thursday, March 19,…

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