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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As of 2 p.m. April 7, the Garland Health Department (GHD) has received reports of 107 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Garland residents, as well as three deaths. So far, 18 Garland cases have recovered, meaning at least seven days have passed since symptom onset and the patient has been fever free with respiratory symptom improvement for 72 hours without medication. The City will update our posted case numbers each afternoon after 2 p.m. Check the Dallas County website for county-wide updates.

The City of Garland’s ordinance regarding Shelter-in-Place is consistent with the most current Dallas County order, which is currently in effect until 11:59 p.m. April 30, 2020.

On March 31, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order relating to statewide continuity of essential services and activities during the COVID-19 disaster. Read the Governor’s order.

The status of various City functions is updated on the City Service Updates page. 

The City of Garland is working closely with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other regional partners to ensure the City has best practices in place for our employees and our community.

A list of useful resources are available on the COVID Links page, as well as on the CDC and DSHS sites linked below:

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Frequently asked questions specific to Garland are available on the COVID FAQs page.

Each of us can take the following simple, yet effective measures to protect yourself, your family, and your co-workers and customers.

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