Declarations & Orders

Mayor's Emergency Declaration

Effective at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, Mayor Nirenberg ordered all individuals living within the City of San Antonio to stay home and only leave their homes to perform allowed activities. Some of these activities include: securing healthcare, purchasing food and basic supplies, exercising outdoors, and working to provide these basic services to the public.

Bexar County Executive Order

On Tuesday, May 19, Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff issued Executive Order NW-08 to supplement the existing Stay Home, Work Safe measures. These additional measures will take effect as of 12:01 a.m. on May 19 and continue through June 4, 2020 unless extended, modified or terminated early by the County Judge, and is consistent with Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s executive order and mandates issued by the City of San Antonio.

Guidance on Essential Workers

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) efforts in preparedness and readiness have facilitated a speedy, whole-of-government response in confronting COVID-19, keeping Americans safe, and helping detect and slow the spread of the virus.

Response Plan for Respiratory Viruses

Respiratory Viruses Response Plan: The Response Plan for Respiratory Viruses Having Pandemic Potential describes appropriate virus surveillance activities and responses for different levels of virus and other activity detected. The plan provides response activities for programs within Bexar County and the City of San Antonio along with planning partners.

Respiratory Viruses Plan(PDF, 1MB) - San Antonio Metro Health 5/5/2020

What YOU Can Do

Please visit each of sections below to learn what you can do to help protect yourself and others.

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