COVID-19 Information and Resources

The New Braunfels Chamber is working with local health officials and partners to best prepare our community to handle COVID-19. Read More


Local Information

The New Braunfels community is working together to protect our residents and businesses. Access resources from our local community partners to stay informed. 

Comal County

The Comal County Public Health department has a dedicated page for COVID-19 information and will keep the public up-to-date on information specific to our community using this webpage. 


Comal County Stay Home/Stay Safe order to expire

Comal County’s Stay Home/Stay Safe order will expire April 30, and the county will follow Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s blueprint for reopening the state.


Comal County Extends Disaster Declaration

On March 24, 2020, Commissioners Court extended indefinitely a disaster declaration initially issued originally issued on March 18, 2020. In a special meeting, Commissioners Court unanimously voted to extend the disaster declaration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Extending the declaration lengthens the window during which the county can seek state and federal resources, as well as leaving open the possibility of issuing emergency orders.


City of New Braunfels

City Issues Order Adopting Governor’s Open Texas Plan – Revokes Prior Orders Issued

The City of New Braunfels has issued an order adopting the Governor’s Open Texas Plan which in turn revokes all previous City orders issued since the initial disaster declaration.


The City Provides a Frequently Asked Questions Guide to Navigating the Governors Executive Order


Updates to City Facilities Amenities and Services


The City of New Braunfels has a dedicated webpage to provide news and information on COVID-19 and will keep the public up-to-date on any orders issued by the City.


City Issues Stay at Home, Work Safe Order

In a continued effort to help combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Mayor Barron Casteel has issued a “Stay at Home, Work Safe” order for the City of New Braunfels. The order, announced this afternoon, goes into effect at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, March 25th and requires residents of the City to remain home. Those engaged in exempted activities are mandated to abide by and maintain social distancing requirements of at least six feet. The order is in effect until lifted by the Mayor of New Braunfels. 

The order further requires all non-essential businesses to close. Restaurants may still offer to go, delivery and curbside orders. Residents are allowed to enjoy the outdoors, so long as they maintain the six feet social distancing requirements.


A hotline has been set up for residents and businesses to call for more information at (830) 221-4222. The information line will be open from 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday,

School Districts

Both Comal and New Braunfels ISDs will be closed through April 24. Both school districts have developed webpages to provide information on how COVID-19 is affecting their schools and give updates on any school closures.