Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Update Regarding Reporting of COVID-19 Case Data:

(September 1, 2020) Due to the ongoing swings in the data Frisco receives, the city will no longer provide a cumulative Frisco COVID-19 tracking report effective immediately. The cumulative weekly report distributed to subscribers will also be discontinued. Those interested may still access data from Collin and Denton County health authorities, as well as the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Thank you for understanding. 

For latest COVID-19 case data, please visit the following dashboards:

Free COVID-19 Saliva Testing Underway in Frisco - Extended through October 3Drive-Thru-Testing-thru-Oct 3-Logo-Graphic

Free COVID-19 saliva testing to continue here in Frisco through October 3.  

Testing hours will continue to be available 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  at the Dr Pepper Ballpark (Follow this link for a PDF of the site map.)  Appointment is required.  

Testing is open to all North Texans, regardless of county or city residency.  However, anyone interested in getting a free COVID-19 test is required to register for an appointment at Texas.curativeinc.com.  

The saliva tests take less than 10 minutes to self-administer.  Results will be received within 48 – 96 hours.  The Curative Korva lab reports its test has an 89-percent accuracy rate. ‘Positive’ tests will be reported to county health departments. The free test is provided by the Texas Division of Emergency Management.  

Read the full original release

Frisco City Council Amends Emergency Ordinance, Extends Disaster Declaration (September 15, 2020)

On September 15, the Frisco City Council amended its Emergency Ordinance (PDF) continuing the Mayor's amended disaster declaration of public health emergency. This ordinance will remain in effect through October 6, 2020 unless extended by Council.

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(September 7, 2020) Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation extending his Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties (PDF) in response to COVID-19. Originally issued on March 13th, the Disaster Declaration provides the state a number of resources to effectively serve Texans as the Lone Star State continues to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Masks Required Statewide in Public Spaces

(July 2, 2020) Governor Abbott issued an Executive Order GA-29 (PDF) requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces.  

Exceptions include, but not limited to, children under 10; eating, drinking or seated in restaurants; exercising outdoors; swimming; and driving with family passengers.  This order became effective Friday, July 3 at noon.  Read full release

Open Frisco, Open Texas 

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To learn more, access our Open Frisco, Open Texas web page where businesses will find information about expedited processes for city permitting to help any business that may need the assistance.

On June 2, the Frisco City Council amended its emergency ordinance to align with Governor Greg Abbott’s revised Executive Order and The Governor’s Report to ‘Open Texas’ which makes way for more business openings, increases capacities.

Open Frisco at a glance guide  (Updated: July 9, 2020)


Collin and Denton County Emergency Housing and Living Assistance Grants - Still Accepting Applications!

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Collin CARES:
Emergency Housing & Living Assistance (EHLA) Grants through Collin County are now available to Frisco residents in Collin County beginning June 1.  CARES Funding from the US Treasury will fund programs for residents that meet the requirements of the program. Learn more in this FAQ about Collin County’s EHLA Program.  

Denton County CARES: 
Denton County Commissioners unveiled their plans this week for $147 million from the Coronavirus Relief Fund, the CARES Act that provided payments to states and local governments impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. See full Release

For further information, please email Community Development Manager Sarah Carroll.

Icon - Phone CallDSHS COVID-19 Call Center

The Department of State Health Services established a COVID-19 Call Center and set up an email box to receive incoming questions from the general public.

Email: coronavirus@dshs.texas.gov

DSHS COVID-19 Call Center: 877-570-9779 or 2-1-1

Icon - Sign Up for Emails from the City of Frisco City of Frisco E-News & Updates

The City of Frisco uses an e-news platform to email our residents, businesses and stakeholders.

Register your email address on our online portal to receive emails from the city, including press releases, traffic alerts and our Focal Point Newsletter. Messages will come from "news@friscotexas.gov".

Icon - Search Button for Frequently Asked QuestionsCoronavirus Rumor Control

Stop the Spread of Rumors:  Both FEMA and the CDC have webpages to help the public distinguish between rumors and facts regarding the response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

Icon - Restaurant Inspection ScoresChild Care Options for Texas Frontline Workers

The U.S. Department of Health and Services provides this website to to help essential workers locate child care as well as employers, providers, and school districts interested in funding or providing child care.  

 


Outpatient Screening Services:

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends you contact your primary care physician (PCP) if you are sick. 

If you don’t have a primary care physician, free standing emergency rooms and urgent care clinics are also available.  Here is a list of private Frisco facilities offering outpatient screening services.  

Frisco hospitals are also offering outpatient screening resources:

Additional State and County Testing Resources:

Latest Government Updates - Declarations, Notices and Orders 

These are a summary of the most recent actions provided below.  View a more complete listing of all State, County and City declarations, notices and orders here.

City of Frisco 

  • On August 4, the Frisco City Council amended its Emergency Ordinance continuing the Mayor's amended disaster declaration of public health emergency. This ordinance will remain in effect through August 18, 2020 unless extended by Council.

Denton County - Updated

State of Texas

Closures, Cancellations & Scheduled Changes

Many city facilities have closed or modified operations as a result of this declaration of public health disaster.  Many local grocery stores have also instituted 'senior hours' to serve customers 60+.  View the latest closures, cancellations and scheduled changes. 

Public Meetings

  • All City Board and Commission meetings are once again open to the public to attend.  Please be sure to check the specific agenda to verify the meeting location as some of the regular meeting rooms may not accomodate the recommended social distancing guidelines.