Township season pool passes and summer programs now availablePool season is set to begin on Saturday, June 6, 2020. Season pool passes and lower daily rates apply this summer. Season passes are valid for entry into all open pools unless capacity has been met for the day according to State of Texas orders. Please be aware that having a pool pass does not supersede daily admission when addressing capacity limits at the pools. Pro-rations and refunds will not be issued due to the limited number of pools and/or State or other guidelines that may require pools to be closed. Please get more information here.
Township Summer Programs Now AvailableSummer is quickly approaching and The Woodlands Township is pleased to re-open a number of summer programs for the community to enjoy. Given the unprecedented situation surrounding COVID-19, summer programs have been adjusted to better serve the community in a safer manner.
To learn more about summer camps, swimming lessons, adult programs, sports leagues and more, please see the Summer 2020 Action Guide online at www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/actionguide. Registration for summer programs is available now!
For a list of open and closed facilities in The Woodlands Township, please visit https://www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/1495/Re-opening-of-The-Woodlands.
Sawdust Park and Ride Facility Resumes Partial ServiceThe Woodlands Township has begun partial service for The Woodlands Express from the Sawdust Park and Ride location.
Try A Water Bike at Riva Row Boat HouseThe Woodlands Township recently began offering water bikes as a new and exciting rental option at Riva Row Boat House. Water bikes are being added to the many rental options already available at Riva Row, including single and tandem (or double) kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and swan pedal boats. Read more about water bikes at the Riva Row Boat House.
#Township TogetherSend us your photos! The Woodlands Township is calling on residents to share images of inspiration within the community. These can be a photo of something seen in the neighborhood, a family project or anything with a positive message. These will be shared through the Township email updates, social media channels and on The Woodlands Township website. Send your photos to TownshipTogether@thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.
Thinking About a Home Improvement?Applications for improvements are being reviewed and acted on by Township Covenant Administration staff. Applications can be mailed or submitted online. Please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/covenants for additional information. Applications can be submitted online to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did You Know?Are you supposed to recycle paper coffee cups? What about the plastic bag your carryout order came in? And what about the pizza box? Recycling RIGHT is critical for the success of the Township’s recycling program. Get the answers to these tricky questions and more now!
Montgomery County COVID-19 Case CountMontgomery County Public Health District, in conjunction with Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, can confirm the number of ACTIVE cases of COVID-19 has increased to 497 today. That number includes 31 hospitalizations. 487 people have fully recovered. The number of total positive cases has increased 44 since yesterday to 1,010.
You can view the list of case-by-case updates on the MCPHD website here: https://mcphd-tx.org/coronavirus-covid-19/confirmed-cases/. You can refer to the dashboard here: https://coronavirus-response-moco.hub.arcgis.com/.
The MCHD/MCPHD COVID-19 Call Center is open for residents needing COVID-19 testing through the voucher program or for general questions, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call 936-523-5040.
Harris County COVID-19 Case CountHarris County Public Health (HCPH) publishes their daily case count, combined with the City of Houston’s daily case count, here: https://tinyurl.com/tzymvk5. Cases by zip code in Harris County can be found by clicking on areas of the map.The Village of Creekside Park is located in two zip codes: 77375 and 77389 and these also include Magnolia, Augusta Pines/Auburn Lakes/West Rayford Road in northwest Harris County. Today, Harris County is reporting zip code 77375 has 92 confirmed positive cases with 39 active cases and 77389 has 54 confirmed positive cases with 16 active cases.
Third Named Storm Cristobal Forms, Possible Impacts Later This WeekTropical Storm Cristobal is the third named storm of 2020. Cristobal comes on the second day of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The storm is currently moving over the Bay of Campeche in Mexico.
According to the National Weather Service, it is too early to determine the specific track of Cristobal but residents should prepare for possible impacts late in the weekend into early next week.
The Woodlands Farmer’s Market Now Open Saturday Mornings from 8 a.m. to noonThe Woodlands Farmer’s Market has re-opened! Customers are encouraged to check the website, Facebook page or newsletter for definite details including phases in which the market will open, participating vendors, and best practices for visitors.
Open Stores at Market StreetSeveral retailers at Market Street are currently open, and more will be opening in the coming weeks. Market Street management notes that individual retailers may require a mask and additional safety requirements upon entry, so customers are encouraged to call ahead to verify hours and guidelines. Visit their website for the list of currently open stores, phone numbers and Market Street’s safety guidelines as it relates to common areas.
Open Stores in The Woodlands MallThe Woodlands Mall reopened on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Visit their website for the list of currently open stores, safety measures and curbside pickup options.
Open Hotels in The Woodlands Many of The Woodlands hotel properties are open and ready to welcome you to their location. The Woodlands Resort re-opened on May 20, 2020, and will be open every day. Find all the details on the Resort’s website. The Embassy Suites opened its doors on Monday, June 1, 2020. Below is a list of all open hotels in The Woodlands at this time. Be sure to stay up to date by viewing Visit The Woodlands.
Numerous resources are available in the community for support. These vary from food banks to financial assistance and much more. Please visit the link below to find more information about resources in the community related to COVID-19: http://thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/1491/Community-Resources
Type O blood especially is in demand, and we’re asking you to come in and donate today! Together, we are united in one mission: Saving lives.With surgeries starting back up at local hospitals, the need for more blood donations is growing daily. Your blood donation is essential to keep the blood supply strong and steady. Without on-going donors, we cannot ensure patients have the blood they need.
You Never Know Whose Life You Might SaveSo don’t miss your chance to save lives! Click the underlined link below to reserve your donation appointment. Thank you in advance.
Woodland Oaks Church Of ChristSunday, June 7, 2020 7:30 a.m. to noon7300 Crownridge (Church Parking Lot) The Woodlands, TX 77382
The Blood Center is now requiring that donors wear a mask or face covering when at a blood drive. In the case that you do not have one, staff will offer you one. The safety of donors and staff are important to us. Your support in this matter is greatly appreciated.
Red Cross Family AssistanceThe American Red Cross has launched a Virtual Family Assistance Center (VFAC) to support families struggling with loss and grief due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Red Cross is here to provide compassion and support to families as they grieve.
To help, the Red Cross has set up a virtual team of specially trained mental health, spiritual care and health services volunteers who are:
All Family Assistance Center support will be provided virtually and is completely confidential and free.
Please visit https://www.redcross.org/virtual-family-assistance-center.html to access a support hub with special virtual programs, information, referrals and services to support families in need. The hub will also connect people to other community resources provided by partners. People without internet access can call 833-492-0094 for help.
Township’s Coronavirus pageThe Woodlands Township’s special COVID-19 information page can be found at www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/covid19. This page features Montgomery and Harris county Hubs, community resources and updated COVID-19 news from the Federal Government and the CDC. This page also includes the latest news from The Township, updates from partner agencies, social distancing strategies, important links, frequently asked questions, live Twitter feeds and more.
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