AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The city of Amarillo Public Health Department is reporting a sustained increase in active COVID-19 cases and stressed local hospital capacity in the Amarillo area.
Accordingly, the Amarillo Area coronavirus status level will change to level red effective Wednesday, October 14.
The level red status will be in effect for two weeks. After two weeks, Amarillo Public Health Department will reevaluate the status level based on current conditions.
Please see the Amarillo area COVID-19 status level chart for information of different levels and corresponding recommendations from Amarillo Public Health.
The City of Amarillo says, “The City of Amarillo believes the right to vote is a fundamental cornerstone of a democracy, and that early voting times, locations and processes are not effected by the move to Level Red.”