Tarrant County Judge, Glen Whitley has signed a declaration of local disaster due to a public health emergency. The order was signed to help contain and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Tarrant County.
Our priority is the health and safety of our communities and we want to ensure the well-being of the community, program participants and staff. Therefore, TCHAO is taking extra precautionary measures to limit in-person interaction as recommended by Tarrant County Public Health and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. We are asking all participants to call, mail, email, use our online portal Assistance Connect to communicate with our office. We are limiting Office visits for extreme emergencies.
Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 and until further notice, TCHAO will implement the following precautions to protect our participants and staff:
WE ENCOURGE OUR PARTICIPANTS TO USE the following TOOLS to communicate or receive Updates
Participants Must continue to Report and follow Repayment Agreements:
DROP BOX: Any/All Documents, Payments, and Forms can be mailed or placed in the drop box at the TCHAO.
We encourage our families to follow our TCHAO’s Precaution Plan during this State of Emergency. You may visit our website: housing.tarrantcounty.com for additional information and updates.
INFORMATION ON COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS
The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.
Patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of:
The best way to prevent infection is to take precautions to avoid exposure to this virus, which are similar to the precautions you take to avoid the flu. CDC always recommends these everyday actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:
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