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Potters Creek Park in Canyon Lake
USACE campgrounds that are currently open will honor active reservations at through Sunday, March 22. Potters Creek, above, is included in the closures.
COVID-19 virus
A second person has tested positive for COVID-19 and has self-quarantined, Comal County said today.
food pantry
Community Resource and Recreation Center of Canyon Lake is implementing Phase II of its Emergency Preparedness Plan and is halting all financial assistance so it can focus on its food pantry.
Comal County COVID-19 Update
Comal County Public Health Director Cheryl Fraser updated Commissioners Court about testing for COVID-19. She said a special hotline received over 150 calls on Wednesday.
CRRC food pantry
Community Resource and Recreation Center of Canyon Lake is "cautiously optimistic" the San Antonio Food Bank can help it meet increased demand for its food pantry.
Comal County Courthouse
Comal County's historic courthouse, built in 1898 and formally dedicated in 1899, is closed due to COVID-19.
Comal ISD Supt. Andrew Kim
Comal ISD Superintendent Andrew Kim, left, said the district has added to its Student Support Services website information about supporting students' mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo courtesy of Comal ISD.
basket of puppies
Startz Vet in Canyon Lake asks customers to wait in their cars until called directly into a room. Image courtesy of Startz Vet.
Disaster Declaration
Comal County reported its first case of COVID-19 today and County Judge Sherman Krause issued a disaster declaration.
Overlook Park
USACE said these closures will help public health efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect USACE employees and visitors. Overlook Park, pictured, will remain open.
Canyon Lake Water Service Company Sattler office
Canyon Lake Water Service Company's (CLSWC) drive-thru service window closes on Wednesday.
Canyon Lake Fire/EMS
"This is a dynamic situation, but as the fire service, this is what we plan and prepare for," Fire Chief Darren Brinkkoeter, Assistant Fire Chief Robert Mikel, and Division Chief, EMS Brandon Kludt said in a statement issued Monday.
Comal County courthouse
Among other COVID-19 related changes, Comal County says it is asking residents who are paying property taxes or registering vehicles to do so online if possible.
Comal County Sheriff's Ofice patrol
The Sheriff's Office said it is following Centers for Disease Control recommendations and will resume normal operations when it becomes safe to do so.
coronavirus special coverage
Cheryl Fraser, Comal County's director of Public Health, said her office is emphasizing caution, not panic, but urges residents to limit close contact with others.
Distribution will take place at the front of the campus, allowing parents to drive up and pick up the meals without getting out of their car. Parents also do not need to have their child with them or show an ID to pick up a meal.
CLWSC Sattler Office
Canyon Lake Water Service Company's (CLWSC) drive-through remains open for business but could close in the near future.
TPM Library
Curbside service will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Items can be ordered through online accounts.
comal county courthouse
Comal County said late Friday there still are no reported cases of COVID-19 in the county.
Although details of how CRRC might respond if the crisis worsens are not available, Schein said one possibility is that the Food Pantry would begin providing pre-packaged orders instead of allowing individuals to shop for themselves, a practice that was implemented when CRRC moved into its new building. The charity also is paying particular concern to hygiene to protect the health of staff, volunteers and clients.
comal isd covid-19
Comal ISD cancels classes for March 16-20 along with extracurricular events.
Community Resource and Recreation Center of Canyon Lake (CRRC) says it has stepped up its efforts to clean and sanitize all door handles, counters, restrooms, and other surfaces frequently handled by multiple people many times throughout the day.
Canyon Lake Fire/EMS Mobile Intensive Care Unit
Canyon Lake Fire/EMS is screening 911 callers for coronavirus (COVID-19).
New Braunfels Fire Department
New Braunfels Fire Department will respond to 911 calls that may be related to the Novel 2019 Coronavirus using personel who are specifically trained and equipped to respond to hazardous materials/biological incidents.
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Corona Virus
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