CITY OF OVILLA, TEXAS - DECLARATION OF LOCAL DISASTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

Updates from the Office of the Texas Governor

Governor Abbott

To receive additional information on your County’s Coronavirus updates, please see the links below. 

Dallas County COVID-19

Ellis County COVID-19

For updates and more information regarding COVID-19, visit dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus.

CITY PROJECTS !

The Ovilla Public Works Department is in the process of acquiring an office facility at the corner of Cockrell Hill and Westlawn Drive, next to the Police Station.

Public Works 2

The City is preparing for a paved parking lot at 701 W. Main Street, across from the Ovilla Fire Station. Updates for expectations to begin construction will be forthcoming.

Main St Parking
  1. Annual Heritage Day celebration canceled

    Due to the concerns for the health and safety of our residents during this COVID-19 pandemic, the Annual Heritage Day event celebration is canceled.
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2020 CENSUS

The US Census counts everyone in the United States every 10-years and has been conducted since 1790. 

For the first time in history, the Census can be completed online as long as your Census ID has been received in the mail.  This began March 23, online at 2020census.gov.  

This census is mandatory and part of the US Constitution.  

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Nextdoor

To help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, both Dallas and Ellis Counties have issued a Public Health Order that requires residents to shelter in place – stay at home. Residents are ordered to stay at home except for essential activities and work to provide essential business and government services. Essential activities include tasks related to health and safety, such as obtaining medical supplies or visiting a medical professional; and obtaining supplies, such as food, pet supply, or other home products.Engaging in outdoor activity, such as walking, biking, hiking, or running, is permitted, provided the individuals comply with social distancing requirements of six feet.

Questions about COVID-19?

Dial 211, Option 6.

Hours: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm daily 

Email: coronavirus@dshs.texas.gov