A Message from Mayor Sylvester Turner
Welcome to the COVID-19 Recovery website. Here you will find the City of Houston’s COVID-19 recovery approach led by the Relief and Recovery Czar, Marvin Odum and his team.
COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Team
On April 20, 2020, Mayor Sylvester Turner named Marvin Odum as the City of Houston COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Czar.
Health Equity Response (H.E.R.) Task Force
Mayor Sylvester Turner announced the H.E.R. Task Force to protect Houston’s most at-risk and vulnerable residents from acquiring and spreading the COVID-19 virus and ensure the city’s most impacted communities have access to the information and supplies they need to stay healthy.
Houston Health Department
The threat COVID-19 poses to our community right now is higher than ever. There is severe and uncontrolled spread between our families, friends and communities. It’s vital that we reduce the number of people getting sick so there are enough hospital beds for everyone who needs one.
As Harris County courts slowly begin eviction dockets, city and county leaders are launching a new task force to help families and individuals affected by evictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.