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For your safety and the safety of others, face coverings are required at all airport terminals. #MaskUpHou https://t.co/tD4j8mtcjE
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeTHREAD: We report 670 new cases of #COVID19 today, bringing #Houston’s total to 26,682. Sadly, we are adding nine n… https://t.co/nok8PYvX96
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeStay cool at home: 🌡 Pay attention to the temperature in your home 🥤 Stay hydrated by drinking more water than usu… https://t.co/FtpoGFZwm4
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeOur two FEMA-affiliated #COVID19 mega testing sites at Butler and Delmar Stadiums are operating normally today, Jul… https://t.co/fhBoW55ytl
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's Office#SaferStreets & #VisionZeroHouston ribbon cutting at a recently completed project to improve safety at an intersect… https://t.co/M0WBM3e0Z9
7/10
2020
I want to reiterate to all of our testing sites that we are NOT asking for your status. If you are documented or u… https://t.co/cOSkqJzD5b21 Solid Waste employees have tested positive for #COVID19 which is causing a delay in garbage collection.HPD Chief @ArtAcevedo: 219 HPD employees are in quarantine, 165 police employees have tested positive for #COVID19https://t.co/TqkCJJkDWi.@FireChiefofHFD: 234 firefighters are currently in quarantine, which is down from 300 last week. 79 firefighters h… https://t.co/KowIOrGpBG🚨 New testing site in District H (2nd Ward) at HCC's Felix Bravo Campus along Navigation starting Monday. Mobile te… https://t.co/1KI7zl2REhThe numbers are moving in the wrong direction and the next couple of weeks are critical in slowing the spread of… https://t.co/nptrwaTxRFToday, the @HoustonHealth reports 412 new cases of #COVID19, bringing Houston's total top 26,012. The number of de… https://t.co/qRvNblS6AcPlease fill out the #census. As of July 5, 52.5% of Houston's estimated 2.3M residents have completed the survey. F… https://t.co/GvmuxyYqos
7/9
2020
Reliant's Beat the Heat portable air conditioner program helps eligible seniors, disabled individuals, and families… https://t.co/WH94z0MA1v
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeWhen people are marching or demonstrating, they are walking, they are moving. Nobody is making their breakfast or s… https://t.co/94tOpWjAcU"No, this convention is not moving forward and it's because of the public health risk that it poses." https://t.co/CB5f6Xx9vhYou can read the letter Houston First Corp. sent cancelling the Texas GOP convention here: https://t.co/uXp3yVdVkuWe believe a computer system slowdown yesterday is the reason for today’s lower case count. Unfortunately, we do no… https://t.co/WV7r0H4gXt
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeTHREAD: We report 204 new cases of #COVID19 today, bringing #Houston’s total to 25,600. Sadly, deaths increased by… https://t.co/I1tcI1Kxsj
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeApplications are NOW OPEN for the Liftoff Houston Start-Up Business Plan Competition! Go to https://t.co/COPBLFDEBlhttps://t.co/HGZQmgNjEk
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeIn regards to comparing the marches and protests to the convention: "If people want to march from George R. Brown t… https://t.co/ltYG7M3TrfI'm not going to abdicate my role as the mayor of this city to protect the health of residents. The health of work… https://t.co/tQADhAb485What did it for me was being reminded by one of my staffers and my sister that my mom was a maid who worked at hote… https://t.co/2mJsP9W4PLNo one wanted to politicize the decision to cancel the convention. The medical association, Greater Houston Partn… https://t.co/7GeiREhzK8The public health concern for our first responders, convention workers, and those who would have attended weighed h… https://t.co/4G6hwLYo3WThe decision to cancel the GOP convention is to protect the health of the people of Houston.#COVID19 is spreading and is prevalent in our city and we all must do our part to help combat and mitigate this virus.🚨 I have asked Houston First to cancel the Texas GOP convention. At 3pm, Houston First sent a letter to the GOP tha… https://t.co/edUQ2w0CwkAs a reminder, @HoustonHealth launched a bilingual outreach campaign to inform Hispanics about measures that help… https://t.co/BulhA3eDKSThe @HoustonHealth today reports 204 new cases of #COVID19. I want to underscore that I think there's a computer gl… https://t.co/unmMyK5j4SJUST IN: Our Butler and Delmar Stadium #COVID19 mega test sites reached capacity of 650 specimens each for July 8.… https://t.co/PfnjWxuUt7
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's Office @HoustonHealth’s Dr. Persse sent a letter explaining that the GOP convention is a "clear and present danger" to all… https://t.co/IJwSfbknMoMany sponsors have withdrawn support & @GHPartnership has asked the party to cancel the GOP convention. I am callin… https://t.co/DGgyvejPdt#Thread: Yesterday for the 1st time, #Houston reported 1000+ positive #COVID19 cases in a single day. There is stil… https://t.co/6OUaSTWExqHarris County seniors, disabled individuals & families with no way to cool their homes can call 832-393-4301 to qua… https://t.co/nbgZkhsfnwStay Cool in Your Home & avoid the summer heat while practicing #SocialDistancing. @reliantenergy donated $60,000 t… https://t.co/wZqQJji7Dn#ICYMI: Yesterday, I joined @reliantenergy to kick-off the annual #BeatTheHeat program. Because of #COVID19 this su… https://t.co/mkFPAERtqw(3/3) 10) If you would like to be notified when emergency cooling centers open, please register for @AlertHouston n… https://t.co/6ikndxA3qU
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7/8
2020
JUST IN: Our Butler Stadium #COVID19 mass testing site reached capacity of 650 specimens for July 7. Visit… https://t.co/TLQeX5EWC1
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeJUST IN: Our Delmar Stadium #COVID19 mass testing site reached capacity of 650 specimens for July 7. Visit… https://t.co/GoRrKWnPvE
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeWe can’t all be Paralympians, but we can all mask up to stop the spread of #COVID19 #MaskUpHOU 😷🏆🏅 @HoustonOEMhttps://t.co/ToaRdVKeON
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7/7
2020
THREAD: We report 963 new cases of #COVID19 today, bringing #Houston’s total to 24,336. Deaths remain at 239 as the… https://t.co/7mskI972tN
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeToday in #HarrisCounty, 500 people are in ICU for #COVID19. These people are extremely sick and having terrible tim… https://t.co/KgQyakkx9M
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeI still stand by the recommendations I've made in regards to reducing capacity at businesses and maintaining social… https://t.co/gQaQnHMgt1Our number one priority is the safety and well being of the employees who are working in our convention center, hot… https://t.co/CEe1AHZIb1One of our municipal workers, a woman in her 50s, has died from #COVID19. She tested positive June 20 and was hospitalized June 24.UPDATE: The Wall of Shame for businesses in violation of #COVID19 restrictions is now known as the COVID-19 Accountability Wall.Dr. David Persse: "Today in Harris County, 500 people are in the ICU with #COVID19. These people are extremely sic… https://t.co/4dWkOD0UniDr. David Persse, Local Health Authority: "I think the wise, prudent thing to do would be for the Texas GOP to re… https://t.co/ukJeUMRbEJI do not think it is wise or prudent to hold a convention of 6,000 or more. I am asking the sponsors to urge the SR… https://t.co/zv62HioJWcHealth inspectors will be on-site for the entire convention to ensure all guidelines are being followed. If they ar… https://t.co/dUD5301iWUIf they are going to host an in-person convention, they must follow the governor's guidelines, including wearing… https://t.co/jaCQEPFsMu🚨 We are sending a letter to the executive director of the Texas GOP party to ask them to cancel this month's conve… https://t.co/PIAqiC0uAdFREE TESTING | Getting tested for #COVID19 empowers you to protect your family and your community. Get a free test… https://t.co/OvLJPMC8r9
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7/6
2020
This year, #July4th will be different because of the #COVID19, we must take some precautions. @FreedomOverTX will b… https://t.co/Ng5kKhfeKSWe hope all #Houstonians enjoy a safe #4thOfJuly this year! 🚗Don't drink & drive 🎆Don't use fireworks within the… https://t.co/ycL09Z5wEYAs #COVID19 cases spread, people are discouraged from attending gatherings of more than 10 people. If you do plan t… https://t.co/fHMdHceQyQ
7/4
2020
New Hope Housing Avenue J, an East End affordable housing property, is an important step toward meeting our commit… https://t.co/VvcDyEZNqL
7/3
2020
Today, @HouMayor Turner gave new recommendations for #Houstonians to follow over the next 3 weeks to blunt the prog… https://t.co/JfZdmVllCa
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeI fully support Governor Abbott's executive order requiring wearing masks in public places in countieswith 20 or mo… https://t.co/kCQCk5OmJx🚧 *Memorial Drive and Allen Parkway will be closed 4pm Friday, July 3 to 11:59pm Sunday, July 5. *On Saturday, Ju… https://t.co/ken2TEjHegThere will be *no* public activities and no public access to Buffalo Bayou in Eleanor Tinsley and Sam Houston Parks.This #4thofJuly, the City's Shell Freedom Over Texas will be a virtual event this year. You can watch it online or… https://t.co/04ByX2lrKO4. Faith-based groups resume virtual worship 5. Social gatherings of no more than 10 🚨🚨 As mayor, I am making the following recommendations for the next 3 weeks to blunt the progression of the… https://t.co/XES8eyewN1We are at a point in this pandemic that requires us to rally together as a community to #flattenthecurve and not ov… https://t.co/4lTCBXYjDRToday, @HoustonHealth reports 763 new cases of #COVID19 bringing Houston's total to 21,886. We are also mourning t… https://t.co/SNBLMAxovRJUST IN: Our Delmar Stadium #COVID19 testing site reached capacity of 650 specimens for July 2. Visit… https://t.co/CFnALoEwL8
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeJUST IN: Our Willowridge High School #COVID19 mobile testing site reached capacity of 250 specimens for July 2. Vis… https://t.co/iUqC2AQygt
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeThe #FourthOfJuly is a time of celebrating, but this year is different because of #COVID19. #Houston will celebrat… https://t.co/edCJCZeoew
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7/2
2020
You can read the letter here https://t.co/TAZACKOboaI and the mayors of other cities have sent a letter to Gov. Abbott asking to roll back capacity at gyms and bowling alleys.🚨 .@HPARD will keep parks and trails open for activity such as walking and jogging during #FourthofJuly weekend. Ra… https://t.co/OcMx0CB7kCThe best way you can show your love and care for someone is to maintain a six foot distance.There is a severe and uncontrolled spread of #COVID19 and we all need to do our part to #slowthespread as to not ov… https://t.co/I9Kt1jYZxKToday, @HoustonHealth is reporting 832 new #COVID19 cases and four more deaths.The Community-Wide COVID-19 Homeless Housing Program is our response, for in Houston and Harris County, we operate… https://t.co/YOCt8w4RYtTo do this, it requires an unprecedented level of resources and collaboration.  Homelessness is too big of an issue… https://t.co/BOo8bPxq9sAlthough much is unknown about the long-term impact of #COVID19, I anticipate this program will help us reduce our… https://t.co/xMHeN1Sjj0The program is divided into three major components: 1. Bridge to Permeant Supportive Housing 2. Rapid Re-Housing 3. DiversionThis $65M program is the largest, most ambitious homeless initiative in the history of the City or County. It isn't… https://t.co/NXOVY1WK8tBoth the City and County stand here together, side-by-side (with social distancing that is) to announce a joint Com… https://t.co/5uYcnAd06OJUST IN: Our Willowridge High School #COVID19 mobile testing site reached capacity of 250 specimens for July 1. Vis… https://t.co/KrFXjFsufg
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeJUST IN: Our Delmar Stadium #COVID19 mass testing site reached its capacity of 650 specimens for July 1. Visit… https://t.co/HOiS7b0aLK
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's OfficeOur favorite volunteers in action at the food and mask distribution event this past Sunday. We are so amazed and gr… https://t.co/eEWnEQsmlA
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7/1
2020
@HouMayor Turner explains how Dreamers take care of us during a crisis in this op-ed for @HOUBizJournal. Read more… https://t.co/fV0JMWWoQk
Retweeted by Houston Mayor's Office#ICYMI: We put 3 businesses on the #WallOfShame for not following #COVID19 guidelines yesterday. You can keep up w… https://t.co/lPuS5fwn86
6/30
2020
Yesterday, I was happy to help the Houston Police Department with their food & mask distribution at their North Div… https://t.co/ORA5a15dXP @MarcelMcClinton The GOP event is not permitted through the Mayor's Office. @HoustonFirst could you please address this question? @Anoble3 @HoustonHealth Age groups impacted have been readily available at the Houston/Harris County #COVID19 dashb… https://t.co/hhsAw7OLKn🚨 All City-sponsored and/or permitted events will be suspended through the end of July. 🚨We are putting three businesses on the #WallOfShame for not following #COVID19 guidelines. *Spire Nightclub on Ma… https://t.co/uC19aMao8M🚨 We are increasing testing at Butler and Delmar stadiums from 500 to 625. Which means the City still be able to ad… https://t.co/YXrRD7qcHZToday, @HoustonHealth is reporting 1,317 new cases of #COVID19. This is a two-day total. The number of deaths had increased by 5 to 224.I have seen first-hand how families across Houston are facing hunger as a result of #COVID19. In an op-ed, @ABREG_1https://t.co/T2kEEv84JBMayor Turner's statement on the death of City of Stafford Mayor Leonard Scarcella https://t.co/3xdLSk48q3 https://t.co/8yrcCX2GEIJUST IN: Our Butler Stadium and Delmar Stadium #COVID19 testing sites reached capacity for June 29. Please visit… https://t.co/13cnUipsA4
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6/29
2020
🚨 The federal government has expanded support to our #COVID19 testing sites at Butler and Delmar stadiums for an additional two weeks. 🚨I am asking that all Houstonians wear a mask or facial covering when in public and ensure a physical distance of at… https://t.co/W7a7PRHDULI want to thank the #LGBTQ community to changing this weekend's in-person rally to a virtual rally for #PRIDE2020.
6/26
2020

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