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NEWS RELEASE - January 13, 2021 -

COVID-19 Vaccination Frequently Asked Questions FAQs - click here.

NEWS RELEASE - January 8, 2021 -

Judge C.H. “Burt” Mills, Jr. has decided the Aransas County Courthouse will be open with limited public access for two weeks due to five COVID-19 related employee absences. It is our goal to ensure that all steps are taken to protect the public and County employees. In addition to limiting the number of people in the Courthouse, we are continuing our efforts to disinfect County facilities on a regular basis, practice social distancing, and wearing masks. Judge C.H. “Burt” Mills will reevaluate whether to continue operation with limited public access prior to January 25, 2021 and an announcement will be made.

Residents needing to conduct business with the County, can make an appointment by calling the appropriate County department. A County representative will meet visitors at the front door, or they may utilize the drop box located outside which can be used for payments, paperwork, etc.

The Commissioner’s Court Regular Meeting will be held Monday, January 11, 2021 at 9am. The meeting can be viewed on YouTube by going to If you wish to speak at the meeting, please fill out this form online and arrangements will be made to get you the Zoom link. There is a limited amount of space in the Courtroom due to social distancing requirements. If you would like to attend the meeting in person, please call 361-790-0100 before 8:45am and you will be escorted to the courtroom if space is>

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Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has informed us today that the total COVID-19 case count is 466. For the period, December 7-9th, 2020 Aransas County has nine (9) additional COVID-19 cases reported. We are working closely with the Texas Department of State Health Services to align and clarify this information as it is reported. Aransas County has 65 active cases and a total of 380 recoveries. This is the most accurate data we can provide using DSHS information. DSHS is reporting COVID-19 fatality data based on death certificates. A fatality is counted when the medical certifier attests on the death certificate that COVID-19 was the cause of death. Aransas County has 21 confirmed fatalities since the beginning of the reporting. One additional fatality has been reported. The public can find up-to-date coronavirus information and what to do if you’re sick, this can be accessed at Additionally, testing information is available on the same website.

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07-29-2020 ORDER EXTENDING CLOSURE OF ROCKPORT BEACH PARKClick here to read the release.

MESSAGE #9 FROM ARANSAS COUNTY - COVID -19 UPDATE and ORDERSClick here to read the release.

Amended Stay at Home Order - June 29, 2020 Click here to read.

Joint Covid-19 Update Message, April 29, 2020 Click here to read.

City of Rockport - COVID-19 News - Get the Facts!

NOTICE: Courthouse and County buildings limited opening as of Monday, May 04, 2020. (Click to Read)

Aransas County will continue to consult with the Centers for Disease Control ( and Texas Department of State Health Services ( and comply with the latest Federal and State orders.

Read the Order - O-04-14-2020
Essential vs. Non Essential Fact Sheet

Aid to U.S. fishermen and seafood industries impacted by COVID-19