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Resources and information are available for San Marcos residents affected by COVID-19. We’ll post links below as they become available during this rapidly-changing situation. Click here for information for tenants and landlords and utility, rent, and mortgage assistance options at a glance. More information can be found on our Resident Resources page.
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Hays County has created a COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ page.
Best practices and helpful information are currently available on the City of San Marcos website and on the CDC website.
Police officers have no legal requirement to request documentation from any individual about why they are traveling.
Testing locations can be found here on the City’s website. The testing stations offer oral swab tests. Anyone is eligible to participate in the testing, with or without symptoms present. An appointment is required, no walk-ups are allowed. You will need an ID or insurance card to make an appointment. Appointments can be made by scanning the QR code on the attached flyer or visiting Curative’s website. The testing is provided at no cost to the individual and is available to anyone, whether or not they reside in Hays County. Curative is now billing private insurance companies for test services, but there will be no out-of-pocket cost to the individual being tested. Those without insurance will not be turned away and will receive the test for free.
Testing is provided at no cost to the individual and is available to anyone, whether or not they reside in Hays County. Curative is now billing private insurance companies for test services, but there will be no out-of-pocket cost to the individual being tested. Those without insurance will not be turned away and will receive the test for free. Testing locations can be found here on the City’s website
Yes, people with no health insurance have the option of getting tested at a public health lab or at a private lab. Testing locations can be found here on the City’s website.
You should call your health care provider or the local health department if you are experiencing fever above 100.4 along with cough, chest congestion, or shortness of breath. You will be asked a series of questions to determine whether you meet certain testing criteria before you can be tested.
Testing criteria includes having fever, cough, shortness of breath PLUS:
- have had close contact with a confirmed case,
- have traveled to a location with ongoing transmission of COVID-19,
- have risk factors for getting very sick from COVID-19, or
- being hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms even if you do not have any risk factors.
No travel restrictions have been implemented at the airport. However, the travel restrictions in place nationwide do apply to people traveling to and from our airport. We will provide ongoing updates.
Evictions are civil matters between landlord and tenant and are presided over by our local Justices of the Peace.
On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the San Marcos City Council passed an ordinance requiring a landlord to provide a Notice of Proposed Eviction prior to issuing an actual Notice to Vacate. The San Marcos ordinance gives tenants a 90-day period to cure any delinquency as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
General information for tenants, including eviction and foreclosure moratoriums, can be found on the City’s Info for Tenants and Homeowners page and Lease-Tenant Resources page.
The best resource is still the CDC’s site and the several pages they have created specifically to answer questions for various segments of our communities about the COVID-19 situation. We also have helpful info on the City’s COVID-19 Information page and the Hays County Emergency Operations Center.
The WSRCA team is committed to meeting the needs of job seekers and employers in our nine-county region as a result of COVID-19, and want to ensure that the health and safety of our customers and staff are taken into consideration in these difficult times. Although the career centers currently remain open, there are several options you may choose to receive services: in person, on the Workforce Solutions website, Work in Texas website, or via phone at 512-244-2207, or toll free at 1-866-518-0576.
San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce is Seeking your Feedback. Please take a few minutes to complete this brief survey to help us better understand how COVID-19 is impacting your business.