Volunteers needed for COVID-19 hotline serving Bastrop County

Like so many of you, each day we are learning more about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it is impacting our world and our community. As Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape announced at 4 p.m. on Monday, the Hotlines for Bastrop County Emergency Management Office will open on Tuesday, March 17.

They are activated to answer questions about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Volunteers are needed to assist with shifts for the next 7 days.

Monday – Friday shifts are:
1) 8 a.m. – noon
2) noon – 4 p.m.
3) 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturday Shifts are:
1) 8 a.m.- noon

Sunday shifts are:
1) 9 a.m.- 1 pm

Volunteers will be assisting with fielding calls regarding:

1) Emergency Declaration Mandates

2) County Count Information (individuals affected)

3) School District information

4) COVID-19 Symptoms

5) Prevention tips

If this is something you can assist with, please email Sheila Lowe at [email protected].or call 512-297-4732.