Local COVID-19 Cancelations/Schedule Changes/Info

Below will be links and information for schedule changes, cancelations or information for our area due to the COVID-19 virus.

If you would like your business or organization changes listed, send to news@microplexnews.com or list in the comments below.

Check back as information will be updated as it’s received.

Official State of Texas COVID-19 links including Vehicle Registration Renewal and Driver License/ID Renewal/Replacement. Links for Texas State Agency Resources and other helpful links.

March 19, 2020: The following orders have been issued by Governor Abbott: 

  • Order No. 1: In accordance with the Guidelines from the President and the CDC, every person in Texas shall avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people.
  • Order No. 2: In accordance with the Guidelines from the President and the CDC, people shall avoid eating or drinking at bars, restaurants, and food courts, or visiting gyms or massage parlors; provided, however, that the use of drive-thru, pickup, or delivery options is allowed and highly encouraged throughout the limited duration of this executive order.
  • Order No. 3: In accordance with the Guidelines from the President and the CDC, people shall not visit nursing homes or retirement or long-term care facilities unless to provide critical assistance.
  • Order No. 4: In accordance with the Guidelines from the President and the CDC, schools shall temporarily close.

These orders will be effective on a statewide basis starting at 11:59 PM on March 20, 2020 and will end at 11:59 PM on April 3, 2020, subject to extension thereafter based on the status of COVID-19 in Texas and the recommendations of the CDC.

more info…

The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America: 15 Days to Slow the Spread

Brookshire’s Grocery hours beginning Wednesday, March 18 are 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. until further notice

Walmart temporary hours 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. until further notice. more info…


If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms, CALL your physician’s office or the hospital BEFORE you go. This will protect health workers, other patients, and the health care environment.


Disaster Unemployment Assistance from the Texas Workforce Commission.

Texas Department of State Health Service: Coronavirus

CDC: How to Protect Yourself

CDC: COVID-19 Symptoms

CDC: COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 (new coronavirus) – March 20, 2020

The Texas Department of State Health Services is tracking cases of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. DSHS will update the state case count each day by noon Central Time. Numbers are current as of 8 p.m. the day before reporting.

On March 19, 2020, Dr. John Hellerstedt, commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services, declared a public health disaster in Texas, because COVID-19 “has created an immediate threat, poses a high risk of death to a large number of people, and creates a substantial risk of public exposure because of the disease’s method of transmission and evidence that there is community spread in Texas.”

Read the full text of the declaration.

Texas Health and Human Services Texas Case Counts COVID-19

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