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Posted on: April 6, 2020

No trash, recycling and yard waste collection on Friday April 10, 2020

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In observance of Good Friday, there will be NO trash, recycle and yard waste collection on Friday April 10, 2020.  Recycling and yard waste normally scheduled for Friday, will be collected on Wednesday April 8.  Please hold your trash un...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

New COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

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Several COVID-19 testing sites are now operational in our region.  Harris County Public Health and the City of Houston Health Department have launched a new COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool to determine whether you may ne...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

West U Update on COVID-19 (3/20/20)

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March 20, 2020 

CITY SERVICES STILL OPERATING / BUILDING ACCESS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC RESTRICTED

Starting Monday March 23, 2020, general public access to all City buildings will be restricted.  The only location for in-person service will ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

WEST U UPDATE ON COVID-19 (3/19/20)

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March 19, 2020 

WEST U UPDATE ON COVID-19 

The City’s Emergency Management team is monitoring the ongoing situation with the public health emergency due to COVID-19 and adjusting as the situation evolves.

Current Closures and Canc...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

HCPH | Harris County COVID-19 Case Count (THU-11:00)

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HCPH’s new case details:

  • A 40-50 year-old man, who lives in the Northwest quadrant of Harris County (Community spread)

Harris County now has multiple cases without travel history and we do not know the source of transmission. This implies that COV...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Important Update from Harris County Regarding COVID-19 Testing Sites

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Harris County Public Health, along with the City of Houston and community partners are working to establish COVID-19 testing sites and will announce the locations and procedures when details are finalized.

Despite media reports, the sites are NOT scheduled...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Mayoral Declaration of a Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency

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Mayoral Declaration of a Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency

On March 17, 2020, Mayor Bob Higley signed a Declaration of a Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency. The City of West U was covered under the earlier emergency...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Utility Billing Customers Regarding the COVID-19 Virus

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Utility Billing Customers

At the City of West U, the health and well-being of our customers, residents and employees is our top priority. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and are commi...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Harris County Judge Issues Order Relating to COVID-19

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Judge Hildago has ordered that effective from 8:00 am on March 17, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2020, unless terminated or modified by an earlier order, restaurants with or without drive-in or drive-through services and microbreweries, micro-distill...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

WEST U UPDATE ON COVID-19 IMPACT TO CITY SERVICES

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March 16, 2020 Update 

WEST U UPDATE ON COVID-19 IMPACT TO CITY SERVICES

As West U continues to monitor the issues with COVID-19 and their impact on our community. In response to the changes conveyed late today by Harris County Health Department an...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

MESSAGE FROM MAYOR BOB HIGLEY: An Update on the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and City Services

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The City Council and staff wanted to update you on City services related to recent news regarding Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) reported in the Houston metropolitan area.

Our Emergency Management Command Staff has been monitoring the daily updates from the C...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

West U Cancels/Postpones Some Events

Be advised that some Senior Service classes/events and activities have been canceled or temporarily suspended through March 31, 2020.  Staff will continue to monitor the situation; however, please be mindful of heightened hygiene protocol, such a...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Harris County Launches Coronavirus Call Center

Harris County Public Health (HCPH), in partnership with Harris Health announced an Ask My Nurse hotline from 9am to 7pm, 7 days a week as a resource for residents in unincorporated Harris County who do not have a healthcare provider and ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease Info and Updates

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The City is closely monitoring news and information relating to COVID-19. As of now, we are following the updates, suggestions, and guidelines outlined by Harris County Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at https://www.cdc.go...

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