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Apr 05, 2020

Face Coverings REQUIRED!
City of Edinburg Mayor, Richard Molina, signed a new order requiring all Edinburg residents to wear a protective face covering over their nose and mouth while in public, this being an extra measure to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  Read more about it here.

Apr 03, 2020

Order No. 2020-05 Face Covering Order
The Edinburg City Council held an emergency meeting to approve a revised Disaster Order. Included in the revised Disaster Order is a mandate requiring that all Edinburg residents wear a protective face covering over their nose and mouth. The new order was signed today and goes into effect Monday, April 6, 2020 at 5:00 am. Read more about it here.

Apr 02, 2020

30 Days to Slow the Spread
The country has yet a lot to learn about the COVID-19 spread. The original 15-days was designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 and for the nation to have time to reassess. Unfortunately, it has not been sufficient time, but we still have come to learn both good and bad things these past days.  Read more about our findings, how the City of Edinburg is doing their part with their Stay Home, Work Safe Order and report any violations you see occurring in your community!

Apr 01, 2020

H-E-B: Are They Running Out of Products? No!
Our friends from H-E-B shared with the City of Edinburg some amazing updates on their stock! They are doing everything in their power to keep up with the pace of not only our local community but across all of their H-E-B stores. They answer some of the most important questions we've been wondering of, are we running out of food? Read more about it here!

Mar 31, 2020

No Longer Accepting Work Safe Plans
The Edinburg City Council approved a Stay Home, Work Safe order, effective at 11:59 P.M. on March 24, 2020. This applied to all businesses and organizations identified by the Department of Homeland Security through the National Cyber Security and Infrastructure Agency.  Organization and businesses had to submit required documentation, although WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING THESE FORMS. Please Read more about it here. 

Mar 31, 2020

COVID-19 Updates: Are You Doing Your Part?
The reported cases for individuals diagnosed with Coronavirus continue to rise with a total number of 70 patients across the Rio Grande Valley. Read more on this data and learn if you're helping or actually endangering  those around you.

Mar 30, 2020

Use Precautions when Handling Your Trash!
The dedicated employees of the City of Edinburg Department of Solid Waste Management continue to work diligently during the ongoing COVID-19 response with no interruptions to our services! With our current STAY HOME, WORK SAFE Order more people are staying and working from home which means there is more waste material to collect! Read more on the ways you can help our employees and the spread of COVID-19!

Mar 27, 2020

CAUTION: City Employees ARE NOT Delivering Food Donations
It has been notified to The City of Edinburg of a group of people knocking on doors claiming to be City employees delivering food. The City of Edinburg has no connection with these groups. These people are not City employees, all citizens should use caution before allowing anyone into their homes. Read more about it here and alternative places you may be able to obtain donations based on qualifications.

Mar 26, 2020

City Hall Closed to Walk-In Traffic
With the Coronavirus spread,  Edinburg's City Mayor, Richard Molina is trying to do everything in his power in order to protect not only our residents, but our city employees, and ultimately their families. Effective now, Edinburg City Hall will close to all walk-in traffic. Read more about it here.

Mar 25, 2020

Online Services Available!

Due to Coronavirus present in the Hidalgo County, a  variety of resources will be limited due to the situation, but the City of Edinburg is doing everything in its power in order to better assist citizens. This is why the City of Edinburg presents a variety of ways to do a lot of things online. Read more about how you can have immediate access  to a lot of resources through the internet!

Mar 24, 2020

New Orders: Citywide Curfew, Closed Establishments and More
A variety of measures are being taken in order to protect our citizens and be able to stop the spread of COVID-19 virus countywide after the confirmation of 2 Coronavirus cases in Hidalgo County. On Sunday, March 22, 2020 a new emergency order was passed by the Commissioner Court ordering new mandates. The City of Edinburg is als doing its part with these regulations and created a third order for the City of Edinburg in order to continue to protect our city. To check the new order by the City of Edinburg, visit here,and for the Hidalgo County new order visit here.

Mar 23, 2020

Two COVID-19 Cases Confirmed
Judge Richard Cortez has announced Hidalgo County health officials have a two confirmed cases of COVID-19. Read more about it here.

Mar 21, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. The probable source of origin might have been of an animal, but is now spreading from person to person. Read more about it here and learn more about this disease.

Mar 20, 2020

No Water Disconnections Due to Non-Payment
We want to announce that The City of Edinburg understands that our residents are facing hardships, especially with any individuals who might be asked to stay at home. This is why the City of Edinburg has made the decision of not disconnecting water service due to nonpayment.  Read more about it here. 

Mar 20, 2020

Governor Abbot Executive Orders: How Will they Affect us?
Governor Abbot issues executive orders in accordance with federal guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Texas. These four orders will serve to limit public gatherings and help reduce the exposure for people across the state. The City of Edinburg is doing a livestream on their Facebook page and their channel here in order to better understand what these orders mean and how they will affect our community. Read more about it here.

Mar 20, 2020

Only 10 People Allowed at Once at City Hall
 To ensure safety and follow new mandates, only 10 people at a time will be allowed to enter the City hall starting Monday, March 23, 2020. Read more about it here. 

Mar 19, 2020

Disaster Declaration Signed
Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez has issued a disaster declaration for Hidalgo County effective Tuesday, March 17. Mayor Richard Molina will follow suit with a Disaster Declaration for the City of Edinburg. Read more about it here.

Mar 19, 2020

The County Moves to Level 2 Emergency Response
Currently, the county is moving to a Level 2 Emergency Response and Opening Emergency Operations Center, in order to prepare and are ahead of this pandemic and be able to coordinate all information and data.  A Hotline is now available, read more about it.

Mar 18, 2020

Census: You Can Still Do it Online!
If you’re currently staying home, it is the perfect time to take a few minutes to respond to the 2020 Census. It has never been easier to respond on your own, whether online, over the phone or by mail—all without having to meet a census taker, or the need to leave the comfort of your home, especially at cautious times as these with COVID-19. 

Mar 18, 2020

Coronavirus COVID-19 Internal Email: False Information
Edinburg City officials are aware of an internal email sent to Edinburg Police Department personnel that has been made public. We want to make clear that the email contained false information.

Mar 17, 2020

Cancellations and Postponements
Because the health and safety of our community is our priority, the City of Edinburg will cancel or postpone several City events to comply with CDC Guidelines.  Read more about what events and places will be closed or postponed.

Mar 13, 2020

CodeRed: Don't Forget to Sign up
The City of Edinburg IS committed in keeping our community up to date and informed about everything going. Especially with COVID-19 occurring. This is why the City has created CodeRed for its citizens. It is a mass warning system that gives citizens access to important information in a timely and accurate fashion. Sign up today!

Mar 13, 2020

The City of Edinburg Little League Baseball and Softball Postpone ALL Practices and Events
Due to spread of Coronavirus (,COVID-19) and upon receiving guidance from Little League President /CEO, The City of Edinburg Little League Baseball and Softball have made the decision to postpone practices or any events until April 6, 2020.

Mar 13, 2020

UFO Conference & Festival Postponed
The Edinburg UFO Festival will be postponed from the first weekend of April to the second weekend of August due to travel concerns for the UFO Celebrity Presenters, possibly becoming infected from COVID-19. The UFO Celebrities, which appear on tv shows such as Ancient Aliens, would be traveling from current infection clusters and go through various airports before arriving in the RGV, which would potentially expose them to infection. Read more about it here.

Mar 12, 2020

The Census is underway!
The Census is underway! Today is the official start of the easy ways (internet and telephone) to self-respond to the 2020 Census.  Read more about it here!

Mar 11, 2020

Census 2020: Why it Matters

Census counting has been important count since 1790 which is mandated by the U.S. Constitution in Article 1, Section 2.“We need to get the count right. It is important to me that our community knows what is at stake but what to expect,” Richard Molina, Edinburg’s Mayor explained...