TIMELINE OF COVID-19
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What level of precaution is the city of San Antonio taking during the COVID-19 outbreak?
On July 2, Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order-29 requiring all Texans to wear a face covering in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions.
Any services listed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency in its Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce
Local government operations
Recreational sports programs youths/adults
Professional, collegiate, or similar sporting events,
Museums & libraries,
Zoos, aquariums, natural caverns and similar facilities
Rodeos and equestrian events
Amusement parks and carnivals
Where can I purchase protective face masks?
Shipment of 36,000 protective face masks available now.
Quality: 3-ply, Level 3 masks
Unit Price: $2.50 per unit
Lower unit price for high-volume and repeat orders.
Shipping: USPS, Fedex, or USPS as requested.
Please contact Sylvia Praesel at 512.988.0503 for details. (as of 4/22/2020)
Are Texas State Parks open?
Face coverings are required inside all state park buildings.
Six-foot social distancing is required.
No groups larger than ten people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
See guidelines and tips to plan your visit.
How do I know which restaurants are still offering takeout, curbside, and delivery?
Visit San Antonio has created a web page highlighting restaurants which are providing alternative dining options such as take-out, delivery and drive-thru services.
Who should I call if I have a question about the city's measures against COVID-19?
Contact the Metro Health Department at 210-207-8780
Who should I call if I have a question about visiting San Antonio as a guest?
Contact Visit SA at 210-244-2000
Can I still donate blood?
Yes! Blood donation is considered an essential city function.
Donors can make an appointment at SouthTexasBlood.org/Give-Now or by calling 210-731-5590.
Are parks and trails still open?
Parks & Trails
City parks, trails, dog parks, disc golf courses, tennis courts, bathrooms, and open green spaces are open. McFarlin Tennis Center is available by reservation only.
Outdoor Park Amenities
City park basketball courts, outdoor exercise equipment, playgrounds, skate plazas, pools, and splash pads are currently closed.
City Parks and Recreation indoor facilities including community and adult/senior centers, clubhouses, Natatorium (indoor pool) and gyms are closed. The Park reservations counter at Ron Darner Headquarters is closed to the public.
Summer Youth Day Camp is full. All other classes and programming are currently suspended.
Social Distancing Information:
If you choose to visit a park, please follow CDC and local health guidelines and practice social distancing.
How much will I get from the coronavirus check?