Emergency Alert

COVID-19 Alert

Downtown District operations (clean and safe programs) will continue with limited person-to-person contact and increased personal protective equipment and hygiene safety measures.  Please note that the Downtown District will be following recommendations and mandates issues by the city, state and federal governments as well as the CDC and WHO.  We will communicate as needed, but for the most up-to-date information, we recommend you visit HoustonEmergency.org

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Emergency Info

To limit exposure and spread of COVID-19, Judge Hidalgo and Mayor Turner declared a Stay Home/Work Safe order for residents of Harris County and the City of Houston starting at 11:59 pm, March 24, 2020 through May 20, 2020.  

Although the state of Texas has begun to "reopen" in a phased approach, the following will be in place until further notice:

 

Essential public space services provided by our entities will continue, including:

Public Safety

Cleaning & Maintenance

Homeless Services

Streetscape General Conditions

Construction Work

Greenlink

 

We will continue to keep you informed; if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.  Just a reminder, a link to available resources can be found on our Central Houston and Downtown Houston websites.

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, please visit www.houstonemergency.org/covid19 and www.readyharris.org or contact the Houston Health Department’s call center at 832-393-4220.

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Operations Center & Downtown Emergency Coordination Center (DECC)

1313 Main
Houston, Texas 77002
713.223.2003


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Reference Documents

Downtown Houston Emergency Plan (PDF)
Damage Assessment Report (PDF)