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Comal County Businesses Can Reopen to 75% Capacity

On February 17, 2021, Comal County Judge Sherman Krause received the green light from the state. Businesses operating at 50% capacity may now move to 75% capacity once again. Bars are also allowed to reopen, and local hospitals may resume elective surgeries. LEARN MORE >>

COVID-19 Vaccine Information
The Texas Department of State Health Services has published a map showing all COVID-19 vaccine providers. Not all providers are vaccinating the public or people in priority groups. It is advised to contact the provider in advance to confirm vaccination location, that they have the vaccine on hand, and that you are eligible. Vaccines are available at no charge, regardless of insurance status. LEARN MORE >>

COVID-19 Testing Information
Your doctor will help make the decision if you should get tested for COVID‑19. If you do not have health insurance, you can still get tested for COVID‑19 if your doctor or healthcare provider recommends it. For information about testing, you just need to call your doctor and/or access care the way you usually do. If you need help finding a doctor or accessing medical care, call 2‑1‑1 and they can direct you to low- or no-cost providers in your area. LEARN MORE >>


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  • December 28, 2020 - Governor’s Order Requires Bars to Close and Other Businesses to Reduce Capacity in New Braunfels - Read More
  • November 25, 2020 - City Receives Second Round of HUD Funding for COVID-19 Response - Read More
  • October 18, 2020 - City Utilizing Portion of CARES Funding for Non-Profit Business Interruption Grant - Read More
  • September 17, 2020 - City Approves Temporary Addition of Outdoor Dining - Read More
  • September 4, 2020 - City and Chamber Remind Residents to Stay Socially Distant this Labor Day Weekend - Read More
  • July 3, 2020 - Westside Community Center to Close Temporarily After Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 - Read More
  • June 26, 2020 - City Issues Update In Response To Governor’s Executive Order - Read More
  • June 26, 2020 - City Publishes Highlights of Governor’s Order - Read More

If you own or operate a business that has been affected by the Coronavirus, we want you to know the City is here to help. We have published a list of available relief mechanisms and business resources on our website at

The Temporary Outdoor Dining Permit is intended to help restaurants accommodate more customers while maintaining social distancing during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The permit allows restaurants to use up to 40% of their off-street parking spaces for temporary dining and to provide either a food vendor or mobile kitchen associated with the subject restaurant. - LEARN MORE

Outdoor events, celebrations, and other large outdoor gatherings with an estimated attendance of 10 or more, are permissible to hold in Texas. The mayor, as appropriate, in coordination with the local public health authority, must give approval to such an outdoor gathering or event prior to it being held. - SUBMIT EVENT APPLICATION