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Posted on: August 7, 2020

COVID-19 TESTING | 08/07/2020 |

Help keep Texas tested and open! Children welcome, and no uncomfortable nasal swab! Beginning Monday, and every day except Sundays, through August 22.

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE | 07/10/2020 |

Covid 19 Safety Graphic reminding to wear a mask, wash hands and social distance.

UNDERSTANDING TERMS USED TO REPORT COVID-19 CASES

(En español)

The daily graph BELOW from the Texas Department of State Health Services shows that the cumulative number of positive cases in Texas continues to rise. Here are some important clarifi...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

EXECUTIVE ORDER GA 29 FROM GOV. ABBOTT | 07/02/20 |

Govenor Greg Abbot issues Executive Order GA29 requiring all Texans to wear face coverings in public

Governor Abbott Establishes Statewide Face Covering Requirement, Issues Proclamation To Limit Gatherings

July 2, 2020 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

A LETTER TO BUSINESSES, RESTAURANTS & RETAILERS...

Covid 19 Safety Graphic reminding to wear a mask, wash hands and social distance.

Stopping the COVID-19 Spread, Together.

(En español)

We continue to see a steady rise in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Titus County/Mount Pleasant community. As a result, we ask for your immediate cooperation to help stop the spread of the v...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE | 06/30/2020 |

CDC recommends wearing a face mask when leaving your home.

INDIVIDUALs ENCOURAGED TO WEAR FACE MASKS

(En español)Titus County, City of Mt Pleasant and the COVID-19 leadership team have met daily since mid-March to monitor the impact of COVID-19 in our community.

The objective is to maintain an acceptable...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE FROM GOVENOR GREG ABBOTT | 06/25/2020 |

Govenor Greg Abbott

Governor Abbott Announces Temporary Pause Of Additional Reopening Phases

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the State of Texas will pause any further phases to open Texas as the state responds to the recent increase in positive COVID-19 cases and ho...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

FREE COVID-19 TESTING AT CIVIC CENTER | 06/24/20 |

Free Covid-19 Testing at The Civic Center

COVID-19 TESTING - JUNE 28 & 29

FREE WALK UP TESTING

No Registration or Symptoms RequiredDATES:  JUNE 28 & 29TIME: 9 A.M. – 4 P.M.LOCATION: Mt. Pleasant Civic CenterMore Information:TXCOVIDTEST.ORG OR CALL 512.883.2400

PRUEBAS GRAT...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE | 06/09/2020 |

Covid-19 Safety Reminder

AN IMPORTANT REMINDER TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM COVID-19

(En español)

As Texas re-opens, please remember to take every precaution to protect yourself and family and to slow down the spread of the virus.

During the past five days, positive cases and...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

QUESTIONS ABOUT COVID-19 TESTING | 06/02/20 |

Covid 19 Questions

With the State offering free drive-thru COVID-19 test this week, there have been questions regarding how to decide if you should get a test, and what to do after the test.

The CDC offers guidance on these questions and more, in Spanish and English, here:

ht...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE | 6/1/2020 |

Civic Center Sign

FREE COVID-19 TESTING

(En español)

Free Drive-Thru Testing, with or without symptoms, June 3-4-5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Mt. Pleasant Civic Center.

You can only register for a specific day approx. 24 hours in advance. The state will not show dates ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

MAYOR’S MESSAGE MEMORIAL DAY 2020 | 05/23/20 |

Mayor Tracy Craig, Sr. Headshot

LET’S WORK TOGETHER THIS Memorial Day

(En español)

Memorial Day 2020 means more to me than ever, as we remember those who have sacrificed for us, and also face the COVID-19 pandemic. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of now...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

CELEBRATE SAFELY | 05/22/20 |

Titus County Courthouse Flags

The City of Mount Pleasant Wishes You a Happy Memorial Day and Urges You to Celebrate Safely

(En español)

COVID-19 is still spreading throughout Titus County and Northeast Texas. Protect yourself by washing your hands often and social distancing....

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM MAYOR TRACY CRAIG, Sr. | 05/12/20 |

Mayor Tracy Craig, Sr. Headshot

Dear Citizens of Mount Pleasant,

With great sorrow, I share with you that Titus County has lost its first resident to COVID-19. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time, and our commitment to do whatever is possible at the City l...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE | 5/8/2020 |

Downtown Mount Pleasant At Night

OPEN TEXAS  

(En español)

As we go through the phased opening of many local businesses including salons, barbershops and in-dining service of restaurants, it remains important to work together to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

As of ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING | 05/04/20 |

Covid-19 Mobile Testing will be May 9 at the Civic Center

FREE DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 TESTING IN MT. PLEASANT MAY 9

(En español)

Free mobile COVID-19 testing will be available at the Mt. Pleasant Civic Center on Saturday, May 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. You must first register and be screened for multiple symptoms of...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

OPEN TEXAS GOES INTO EFFECT | 04/30/20 |

Graphic showing how Open Texas Plans to Box In Covid-19

Tonight at 12:01 A.M. Phase 1 of Open Texas Goes into Effect

Under the Governor’s Executive Order, which supersedes any county or local orders:

  • Retail stores, restaurants, movie theaters, and malls may open at 25% capacity of their listed occupanc...
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Posted on: April 27, 2020

GOVERNOR ABBOTT'S MESSAGE | 04/27/20 |

Governor Abbbot's Open Texas Report Cover

GOVERNOR ABBOTT ANNOUNCES PHASE ONE TO OPEN TEXAS

(En español)

Today Governor Abbott announced the State’s ongoing plan to safely open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19.  The Governor’s announcement was ac...

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Posted on: April 26, 2020

MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING | 04/26/20 |

Covid-19 MOBILE TESTING GRAPHIC

MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING IN MT. PLEASANT APRIL 28

(En español)Free Mobile COVID-19 testing will be available at the Mt. Pleasant Civic Center on Tuesday, April 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. You must first register and be screened for multiple symptoms of COV...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

GOVERNOR ABBOTT'S MESSAGE | 04/21/20 |

The Capital building in Austin Texas

Getting Texas Back to Work

During his press conference today, Governor Abbott stated that there are nearly 500,000 job openings in Texas and referenced this site for starting your search: workintexas.com.

Another free resource for both employers and job see...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

HAND SANITIZER | 04/20/20 |

Free hand sanitizer available

(En español)

City/County to provide free hand sanitizer to individuals & retailers, available while supplies last.

Where:CENTRAL FIRE STATION, 728 E. Ferguson Road

FIRE STATION No. 2, 1902 N. Jefferson

When:7 Days a Week9 a.m. until 7 p.m. 7 da...

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Posted on: April 19, 2020

LOCAL DISASTER DECLARATION EXPANDED | 04/20/20 |

Important Titus County Update from Judge Brian Lee

TITUS COUNTY JUDGE BRIAN LEE TO AMEND THE DECLARATION OF LOCAL STATE OF DISASTER

While the number of COVID-19 positive cases in Titus County is low compared to other regions, they ARE increasing.  To slow the spread, Titus County Judge Brian Lee w...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

COVID-19 HOMETOWN HEROES | 04/13/20 |

MPPD officer with mask

Hometown Heroes: Our Mount Pleasant First Responders

(En español)Even in the best of times, First Responders are prepared for the worst.

So it’s no surprise how our Mount Pleasant Police Department, Fire Department and EMTs are serving ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

FROM YOUR CITY COUNCIL | 04/09/20 |

CityHallEntrance

A Message from the Mount Pleasant, Texas, City Council

(En español)We thank every resident and each business in Mount Pleasant for doing your part to flatten the curve in our hometown during this global pandemic. We are truly experiencing a time...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

SOCIAL DISTANCING AT HOME | 04/08/20 |

Groups of 10+, even at your house, is a misdimeaner

Social Distancing Orders Apply to Your Home

Social distancing orders prohibiting gatherings of 10+ apply to your home as well as public places. (even during the Easter Holiday weekend). Gatherings of 10+ are a Class B Misdemeanor and subject to a $1,000 fi...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

SHOWING SUPPORT FOR OUR COMMUNITY | 04/07/20 |

Titus County Bell Tower in downtown Mount Pleasant

Bells of Hope

(En español)

Beginning tomorrow at 2 p.m., the 1897 Titus County bell in Downtown Mount Pleasant Bell Tower will ring to call residents "together" for prayer or reflection on behalf of our healthcare workers and first resp...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

WEAR A MASK WHEN YOU LEAVE HOME | 04/07/20 |

CDC recommends wearing a face mask when leaving your home.

CDC Says Wear a Mask

(En español)The CDC is strongly encouraging you to wear a mask anytime you leave your home.  If you have not been able to obtain surgical masks or N95 masks for yourself and your family, the CDC is recommends the us...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

HOW YOU CAN HELP PROTECT OUR FRONT LINE | 04/04/26 |

TRMC Community Care Center Logo

Make/ Donate Face Masks for Healthcare Workers & 1st Responders

(En español)Titus Regional Medical Center is accepting donated face masks to supplement the shortage of supplies for our healthcare workers and First Responders. This is a great...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

COVID-19 HOMETOWN HEROES | 04/03/20 |

Chapel Hill Food Distribution

Put Our Educators at the Top of the List

(En español)

Heroic efforts are being made by Titus County school boards, administrators, faculty and staff to keep students learning, fed and feeling connected to their schools here at home during a globa...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

DECLARATION DO'S AND DON'TS | 04/04/20 |

What You Can Do Thumbnail image for infographic

Titus County Judge Brian Lee expanded the current Local State of Disaster Declaration for the county, which covers all cities including Mount Pleasant. The declaration includes additional measures that took effect 12:01 a.m., Thursday, April 2. It will be...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

LOCAL DISASTER DECLARATION EXPANDED | 04/01/20 |

Important Titus County Update from Judge Brian Lee

TITUS COUNTY JUDGE BRIAN LEE HAS AMENDED THE DECLAraTION OF LOCAL STATE OF DISASTER

(En español)

Titus County Judge Brian Lee today expanded the current Local State of Disaster Declaration for the county, which covers all cities including Mount P...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

PREVENTING COVID-19 | 03/31/20 |

Social Distancing graphic warning people to stay at least 6' from each other when in public.

Social Distancing Will Save Lives

You must assume that the COVID-19 virus is already in our community. Yet we continue to see groups of people gathering around town. THIS MUST STOP, TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS. Please practice social distancing and enc...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

SCAM ALERT | 03/30/20 |

Mount Pleasant PD Scam Alert

Beware of Coronavirus stimulus check scams:

Here’s what you need to know

Do not give out your PayPal account information, Social Security number, bank account number or anything else if someone claims such information is essential to sign you up f...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

THE CARES ACT EXPLAINED | 03/29/20 |

Cares Act graphic showing Congress Building in Washington DC.

How the CARES Act Helps You

Provides direct help to Texans:

  • Allots $1,200 checks to each taxpayer making less than $75,000 annually ($2,400 for a couple making less than $150,000 annually), plus $500 per child
  • This is based on your adjusted annual income sta...
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Posted on: March 29, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE | 03/29/20 |

Covid-19 Update 03/14/20 from City Hall

COVID-19 / STAY SAFE! / STAY HOME!!

The Countywide Emergency Management Team continues to hold daily conference calls to share important information. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Very organized and aggressive COVID-19 testing protocols and proced...
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Posted on: March 27, 2020

DISASTER DECLARATION RENEWED | 03/27/20 |

Mount Pleasant City Council in Council Chambers

Mount Pleasant City Council Renews and Continues Emergency Declaration

The Mount Pleasant City Council renewed and continued the Declaration of Local Disaster and Public Health Emergency related to COVID-19 last night during an emergency meeting. The decla...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

CITY'S WATER SUPPLY IS PLENTIFUL | 03/26/20 |

Water Treatment Plant on I-30 Aerial shot of water holding tank.

City’s Water Supply is Plentiful; So are Groceries and Supplies

During these challenging times, you can take confidence in the City of Mount Pleasant’s water supply and the nation’s supply chain.

“Between the City&...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SELF CHECK | 03/26/20 |

Center for Disease Control Logo

the CDC self check tool

The CDC has provided an online COVID-19 Symptoms Self Check tool. The purpose of the Coronavirus Self-Checker is to help you make decisions about seeking appropriate medical care.

Take the Covid-19 Symptoms Self Check here.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

FLUSHABLE WIPES PROBLEMS | 03/25/20 |

Wipes and other alternatives to toilet paper will block city sewers.

Flushable Wipes are Not Truly Flushable

Due to UNNECESSARY HOARD-BUYING and the temporary shortage of toilet paper, there has been an increase in the sale of flushable wipes and other alternative paper products.

These "flushable" wipes and alterna...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

DRIVER LICENSES EXTENSION | 03/24/20 |

Texas DPS logo

Driver Licenses and Texas I.D. Renewal Extension by Texas DPS

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is extending the expiration of a Texas I.D. card, driver license, commercial driver license, commercial license permit or election identification cert...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

MESSAGE FROM TITUS COUNTY JUDGE BRIAN LEE | 03/22/20 |

Titus County Seal Graphic

MESSAGE FROM TITUS COUNTY JUDGE BRIAN LEE REGARDING COVID-19 RESPONSE

We are all living in a very different reality in the midst of a global pandemic. This is something every citizen and business in Titus County must take seriously. An Emergency Response t...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

PUBLIC HEATH DISASTER DECLARATIONS | 03/19/20 |

Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Texas, County and City Issue Public Health Disaster Declarations

City of Mount Pleasant Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Texas officials have issued a statewide public health disaster declaration, in the latest effort to combat the spread of COVID-19...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

LIBRARY CLOSED | 03/17/20 |

Entry sign to Public Library

Library Closes; Offers Alternative Curbside Pick-Up Service

City of Mount Pleasant Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):

The City of Mount Pleasant today closed the Mount Pleasant Public Library until further notice in response to updated Federal guidelin...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

UPDATE ON USE OF FACILITIES | 03/14/20 |

Covid-19 Update 03/14/20 from City Hall

CITY OF MOUNT PLEASANT ISSUES UPDATE ON USE OF FACILITIES

Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):

The City of Mount Pleasant today issued an update on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on the use of city facilities following the declaration of...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

LIBRARY PROGRAMS CANCELLED | 03/13/20 |

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UPDATE ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): LIBRARY PROGRAMS CANCELlED

The City of Mount Pleasant has cancelled all programs and activities at the Mount Pleasant Public Library through April 30. At this time, the library remains open.

“We have been wo...

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