COVID-19 BRIEFING INFORMATION (Current as of 3/19/2020)


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Editor’s Note

During this period when Hidalgo County is in a state of a disaster, this daily update will be provided to give Hidalgo County employees a quick overview of developments that may help with the continuation of government operations. If your department has any update needs, please email

Emergency Operations Hotline

The public can call this number and they will be asked if it is a health question or a question regarding the mass gathering prohibition and the caller will be transferred accordingly.

A total of 717 have been received by Hidalgo County Health and Human Services. 

Situation Summary

Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department shifted from a Level 3 Operational Readiness to a Level 2 Operational Readiness of its BIO Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and has expanded its call center to include outside departments to manage increased operations.