Government Declarations and Press Releases

Bill Tracking

Social Services and Food Bank

Lee County Community Resources 

Association of Rural Communities in Texas
Information impacting rural Texas from various government agencies

Lee County COVID-19 Hotline

Questions: 866-686-7873
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

If no one answers, leave a message and your call will be returned.  Callers with questions about the COVID-19 disaster declaration and executive orders should call this number instead of calling the City of Giddings, the City of Lexington or Lee County.  Calls may be forwarded to other agencies or resources if necessary.  Call 911 for any emergencies.  This is NOT an emergency number. 

Disaster Declarations

Whereas, the United States Federal Government has decalared a national emergency and the State of Texas has declared a statewide public health disaster as a result of the COVID-19; and.... 

City & County, Declarations and Press Releases

City of Giddings

City of Giddings, Texas

Lee County 

Lee County, Texas

Press Release April 3
Regarding the first 2 virus cases in Lee County and the Judge's order about infected individuals and self-quarantine

Order from Judge Paul Fischer -April 1, 2020
Requires individuals known to have or are under monitoring  for COVID-19 to follow direction provided by duly authorized persons, including public health officials, as well as information on Lee County Health Official Requirements and Recommendations included in the Order.

Press Release April 1
Information on the first known case of Coronovirus in Lee County

Press Release April 1
Cities in Lee County Respond to Governor’s Declaration

Press Release April 1
“Uniform Shelter in Place” order issued for entire State of Texas from Governor


State of Texas

State of Texas and Governor‘s Declarations and Proclamations

State of Texas – Comptroller for information about sales tax deadlines

March 31, 2020
Executive Order from the Governor

Federal Emergency Declarations

Federal Government Declarations and Response

National Legislation about Small Business
NFIB Response to House
NFIB Response to Senate