Dallas County Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Information
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dallas County Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Information


Today's COVID-19 Risk

Dallas County COVID-19 Health Guidance for the Public

A thoughtful document to guide us as we navigate in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The document was prepared by the Public Health Committee made up of public health, epidemiology, and infectious disease leaders who have prepared their entire adult lives to advise us in this moment. Their goal is to keep us safe through continued containment of COVID-19.

Click here to read the full guide.

 

 

COVID-19 Risk Level Monitoring Data

Click here to view the risk monitoring data.

 

 

Got Stress?

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources are available for Dallas County Residents.

 

 

Case Totals

Dallas County Health and Human Services is reporting 171 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the total case count in Dallas County to 8,998, with 211 total deaths to date*. Of cases requiring hospitalization who reported employment, over 80% have been critical infrastructure workers, with a broad range of affected occupational sectors, including: healthcare, transportation, food and agriculture, public works, finance, communications, clergy, first responders and other essential functions. Of cases requiring hospitalization, two-thirds have been under 65 years of age, and about half do not have high-risk chronic health conditions. Diabetes has been an underlying high-risk health condition reported in about a third of all hospitalized patients with COVID-19. Of the 211 total deaths reported to date, over a third have been associated with long-term care facilities.

* Numbers are updated daily.
Note: Does not include positive results from persons who reside out-of-state or outside of Dallas County.

Residents are asked to help prevent spread of the virus by practicing non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) such as social distancing (avoiding close contact with other people, especially those who are sick), covering coughs and sneezes, and hand hygiene. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces, and avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands. If you are sick, stay home.

Current travel advisories can be viewed at the U.S. Department of State and CDC. The CDC recommends that travelers defer all cruise travel worldwide.


Latest Order from Judge Jenkins

Stay Home, Stay Safe:  Supplemental Order on Continuing Requirements After Expiration of Stay Home, Stay Safe
Effective as of 11:59 p.m. on May 20, 2020, and continuing until 11:59 p.m. on June 12, 2020.
Click here to view the full order.

Supplemental Order on Food Processing Plants After Expiration of Stay Home, Stay Safe
Effective as of 11:59 p.m. on May 20, 2020, and continuing until 11:59 p.m. on June 12, 2020.
Click here to view the full order.

Amended Order: Long-Term Care Facilities
Effective as of 11:59 p.m. on May 20, 2020 and continuing until 11:59 p.m. on June 12, 2020.
Click here to view the full order.

Orden modificada: MÁS SEGURO EN CASA
En vigencia a partir de las 12 p.m. del 23 de abril de 2020 y continuar hasta las 11:59 p.m. en 15 de mayo de 2020.
Haga clic aquí para ver el pedido completo.

Orden suplementaria sobre servicios reabiertos y plantas de procesamiento de alimentos
En vigencia a partir de las 1 p.m. el 8 de mayo de  y continuar hasta las 11:59 p.m. en 15 de mayo de 2020.
Haga clic aquí para leer el pedido complementario completo.

Orden modificada: Instalaciones de atención a largo plazo
En vigencia a partir de las 1 p.m. el 8 de mayo de  y continuar hasta las 11:59 p.m. en 15 de mayo de 2020.
Haga clic aquí para leer el pedido completo.


How to Help

Ways to Help Within Dallas County
Ways to Help North Texas Counties through Goodwill Industries


Case Summary Information

Dallas County Summary Table of Cases
Click here to view the latest summary.
(Will be updated Tuesdays and Fridays)

Dallas County Summary of Cases by Ethnic Distribution
Click here to view the latest summary.

Dallas County Summary of Cases by City Distribution
Click here to view the latest summary.

 

 

Dallas County Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code
Click here to view and download the latest version of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code.

Click here to view an interactive version of the Zip Code Map.