As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to impact our lives in Central Texas, we will continue to post updates here.

For up to date information from the Bell County Public Health District, visit

Get a Free Online COVID-19 Screening from Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple here.

hotline for COVID-19 questions has been established by the Bell County Emergency Management 254-933-5203. The line will be answered Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM. Calls received after hours or on weekends will be transferred to the Texas Health & Human Services’ 2-1-1 line.

Local restaurants continue to offer takeout, drive-thru, and delivery services. More information here.

Area school districts are providing grab-and-go meals. Information can be found here.

If your business remains open and offering services, you can list yourself here for free. Fill out the Google Form and it will automatically feed into the spreadsheet embedded below it.

Information on confirmed cases of COVID-19 in individual counties can be found here. (Data sources: CDCWHOCSBS1P3AJHU, state and county agencies.)

Current U.S. national totals are updated daily by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Information on how to protect yourself and what to do if you think you are sick is provided by the CDC here. The World Health Organization is providing global updates here.

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