COVID-19

Find Testing Sites

The State of Texas has created a resource for those seeking COVID-19 testing. Please visit this map for current information.

Vaccinations

Texans age 12 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. To find local vaccination sites, text your zip code to 438829 or visit Bell County Health Department.

Latest Centers for Disease Control Information

View the latest news and guidance published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) here.

LATEST BELL COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION

A dashboard is available providing updated Bell County COVID-19 case numbers and statistics.

Governor Abbott Issues New Executive Order

Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-34 removing the statewide mask mandate and allowing all businesses to open at 100% capacity effective March 10, 2021. Businesses may apply more stringent rules at their discretion.

Governor Abbott Issues Face Mask Order, Prohibits gatherings of more Than 10

Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-29 which requires the wearing of face masks statewide beginning July 3, 2020. The order applies to all people age 10 and older while in a public place or commercial building. Individuals who violate the order will receive a warning for the first offense and a $250 fine for subsequent offenses.

Exceptions to the face mask requirement are while eating and drinking, while exercising outdoors, while swimming,  while driving alone or with household members or while obtaining a service that requires temporary removal of the mask.

The Governor also allowed prohibiting gathering of more than 10 people.

These restrictions will remain in place indefinitely.