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COVID-19 News and Updates


  May 22, 2023


  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.

  March 30, 2023

Pope hospitalized for respiratory infection, Vatican Says

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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)

Center for Disease Control (CDC)


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. 

Infographic - Stop the spread of germs


 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.

Updates from the Catholic Schools Office