COVID-19 News and Updates
| May 16, 2023
New Superintendent Chosen to Lead Catholic Schools in Diocese of Dallas
The Catholic Diocese of Dallas today announced Dr. Rebecca Hammel as the new leader of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Dallas. Dr. Hammel was selected after a nationwide search to fill the superintendent’s post.
| May 7, 2023
Bishop Burns reacts to mass shooting at mall with ‘heavy heart,’ urges ‘prayers for peace’
| April 17, 2023
Sister Veit: A New Intergenerational Covenant
Sister Constance Veit offers important insight into what each of us can do to support each other and our older generation.
| April 5, 2023
Advocacy Alert for School Choice
Some last-minute activity in Austin at the state capitol could derail the opportunity for parents to truly exhibit their sacred responsibility of educating their children.
Cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Dallas County
Dallas County Health and Human Services is continuing to work closely with the Center for Disease Control and the Texas Department of State and Health Services to monitor the outbreak and test ill individuals.
This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available. Also, check these sites often for the latest developments and what Texans need to know about COVID‑19.
Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS)
Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
Protect yourself and others
Residents are asked to help prevent spread of the virus by practicing non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) such as:
- Social distancing (avoiding close contact with other people, especially those who are sick)
- Covering coughs and sneezes, and hand hygiene
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- If you are sick, stay home.
From the Office of the Superintendent of Catholic Schools
The health and well-being of our students and their families is of utmost importance to us, and for that reason, the Catholic Schools Office alongside Bishop Burns has decided to close all diocesan and private schools and move to e-learning and remote learning protocols through March 27, 2020.