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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Latest COVID-19 Testing Numbers as of April 7, 2020

Latest COVID-19 testing numbers as of April 7, 2020

These are the latest COVID-19 testing numbers and results reported to the Abilene Taylor-County Public Health District as of April 7, 2020.

Here’s a more detailed look at the confirmed COVID-19 cases reported to the Health District as of April 7,...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 4, 2020

Abilene Taylor County Public Health District reports first COVID-19 related death for Taylor County

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The Abilene Taylor County Public Health District reports the first COVID-19 related death for Taylor County on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

The deceased patient was a female in her 40s, and a resident of Disability Resources, Inc. (DRI) with underlying medical...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 1, 2020

CityLink fixed routes limited to 10 passengers to maintain social distancing

CityLink announces 10 passenger limit on fixed routes

In connection with the City of Abilene’s City Council Resolution passed on 3/30/20 ordering a Limited Shelter in Place due to the COVID-19 outbreak, CityLink Transit is announcing a 10 passenger per bus limit on its most popular fixed routes eff...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

City of Abilene issues Limited Shelter in Place Order to prevent against the spread of COVID-19

City of Abilene Limited Shelter in Place Order effective 3/31/20 at 12 noon

Click here for a look at the Limited Shelter in Place Order in its entirety:

Limited Shelter in Place Order effective March 31, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

If you have a question regarding the Limited Shelter in Place Order and how it affects your business or daily ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Latest COVID-19 Testing Numbers as of April 1, 2020

Latest COVID-19 testing numbers as of April 1, 2020

These are the latest COVID-19 testing numbers and results reported to the Abilene Taylor-County Public Health District as of April 1, 2020.

Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Abilene Taylor County Public Health District receives four positive COVID-19 test results

Testing Update March 28 2020

The Abilene Taylor-County Public Health District has received four additional positive test results for COVID-19, bringing the total positive test count for Taylor County and Dyess Air Force Base to seven. 

The four new positive test results are a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 28, 2020

A message from Mayor Anthony Williams

A message from Mayor Anthony Williams

Over the last few weeks, the City Council and I have worked to take measured, responsible steps to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our community; we first restricted gatherings to 250 individuals, and as new data was collected, to 50. When Governor Gre...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Abilene Taylor County Public Health District receives second positive COVID-19 test result

Testing Update for March 27 2020

The Abilene Taylor-County Public Health District has received its second confirmed positive test result for COVID-19 in Taylor County. This brings the total positive test count for Taylor County to three, including a positive result reported by Dyess Air ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Details around first confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in Taylor County

Coronavirus update for March 27, 2020

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the first individual to test positive for COVID-19 in Taylor County has revealed the following information:

  • The infected individual is a resident of Disability Resources, Inc., and was not recently engage...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Abilene Taylor-County Health District receives first confirmed positive test result for COVID-19

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The Abilene Taylor-County Public Health District has received its first confirmed positive test result for COVID-19 in Taylor County.

The infected individual was tested Wednesday, March 25, and received notification of their positive test result Thursday, ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Residents urged to practice social distancing and sanitize at City parks

Remember to practice social distancing and sanitize at City parks

The City of Abilene’s Department of Community Services would like to encourage all Abilene area residents using City parks and playgrounds to practice social distancing, and properly sanitize before and immediately after visiting a park, touchin...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Extension of Disaster Declaration Limits Gatherings to 10

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Abilene Mayor Anthony Williams has issued a disaster declaration, effective immediately after signing on Monday, March 23, 2020, limiting the gathering of individuals in our community to 10. This action makes it a criminal offence to hold a gathering of 1...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City Hall Limited Public Hours March 23, 2020, Closed to Public Beginning March 24

Abilene City Hall limited hours 3/23, closed to public 3/24 until further notice

Monday, March 23, 2020, Abilene City Hall will be open to the public from the hours of 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Beginning Tuesday, March 24, 2020, City Hall will be closed to the public. City staff will be present through regular business hours to answer questio...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Gatherings Limited to 50, City Extends Closures to Limit Potential for Spread of COVID-19

Coronavirus Update as of 3-18-20

 Abilene Mayor Anthony Williams has issued a disaster declaration, effective 8 p.m., Sunday, March 22, limiting the gathering of individuals in our community to 50. This action makes it a criminal offence to hold a gathering of 51 or more people,...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Gatherings Limited, City Closures Announced to Limit Potential for Spread of COVID-19

Graphic image stating COVID19 update from City of Abilene as of March 17 2020

Abilene Mayor Anthony Williams has issued a disaster declaration, effective Monday, March 16, 2020, limiting the gathering of individuals in our community to 250. This action makes it a criminal offence to hold a gathering of 250 or more people, and will ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

No Coronavirus in Drinking Water

Coronavirus Update: No Coronavirus in Drinking Water

There is no Coronavirus in our drinking water.

COVID-19 has never been detected in water, and the City of Abilene’s water treatment methods help remove or inactivate viruses. Please see the CDC’s website, https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District Reports No Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Taylor County

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The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District reports there are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Abilene or Taylor County. The Public Health District is currently using quarantine as a preventative measure, proven to slow the transmission of...

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Coronavirus Updates