In conjunction with Kaufman County, the City of Forney public safety officials have been closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19, or more commonly known as the coronavirus.
As a matter or routine, public safety officials from the City are receiving the latest information from state and federal agencies regarding the spread of the virus, as well as preparedness guidelines. The City of Forney, Kaufman County and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Region 3 have established protocols in the event of epidemics, real or potential, such as the 2014 Ebola scare.
DSHS is in close contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is notified when/if anyone from an infected region comes into the county. They also main a notification process with first responders, including the Forney Police Department.
For more information, please visit www.forneytx.gov/COVID19.