How can we help to contain the virus and prevent community spread?
  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds several times a day, including between your fingers and underneath your nails.
  • Hand sanitizers should be used only when handwashing is not available and should be at least 60 percent alcohol to be effective. 
  • Avoid handshaking, high-fives and hugging;
  • Avoid touching your face – especially your eyes, nose, and mouth;
  • Stay home when you feel sick;
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue then put the tissue in the trash, or use the crook of your elbow if a tissue isn’t available;
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household disinfectant cleaning spray or wipe. 
  • Avoid travel to areas that have been designated high-risk areas because of multiple verified cases of COVID-19.

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1. How can we help to contain the virus and prevent community spread?
2. What are the best practices to decrease chance of contracting the virus?
3. Are we required to provide documentation to law enforcement about essential travel when we are out and about?
4. Where in Hays County/San Marcos can I be tested?
5. Since a number of conferences have been canceled at our conference center, can the City arrange with Embassy Suites to use any space for Corona Virus testing and/or day care?
6. Can the city help the hospitals in Hays County arrange testing outside the hospital building in their parking lots by loaning the hospitals tents or other types of temporary "structures"?
7. Is testing free or do I have to pay?
8. When should I get tested?
9. Have any travel restrictions been placed at the San Marcos Municipal Airport?
10. If my job is impacted by state or federally mandated closures, will my landlord be able to evict me if I can't pay my rent?
11. Is there a web site or other type of computer site that I can access that will answer at least some of my questions?
12. Current resources for local businesses in San Marcos
13. Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area Resources
14. You can help San Marcos too!