Covid vaccine with needle-600-253Current COVID-19 (1B) Vaccine Eligibility: 
Currently, Phase 1B of the vaccine is being made available for those ages 65 years and older and/or anyone age 16 and older with a chronic medical condition.  Those who meet the criteria listed below may register with Tarrant County Public Health at
- People 65 years of age and older
- People 16 years of age and older with at least one chronic medical condition that puts them at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19, such as but not limited to:
- Cancer
- Chronic kidney disease
- COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
- Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
- Solid-organ transplantation
- Obesity and severe obesity (body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher)
- Pregnancy
- Sickle cell disease
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus

The City of Grapevine, at the guidance of Tarrant County Public Health and the Tarrant County Judge, is implementing the following actions to keep residents and visitors safe and to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We also encourage all private sector companies, groups, and organizations to take the same steps in working towards stopping the spread of COVID-19 by limiting group gatherings and to practice social distancing.

“It is in the best interest of our residents, employees, and business merchants to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 by practicing social distancing, personal care, and not taking part in large group gatherings with particular attention to the active adult population (over 60) in our community. We will continue to monitor these events per the direction of Tarrant County Public Health and will reassess as needed.” - City of Grapevine Mayor William D. Tate.

Masks/Face Coverings Required
In accordance with Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley’s Executive Order, effective Friday, June 26 at 6pm, all businesses providing service to the public must require a face covering for those 10 years old and older. The full Executive Order may be viewed at

Business Health & Safety Policy
In accordance with Judge Whitley’s order, effective June 26 at 6pm, all businesses providing services to the public will be required to post and implement a Health and Safety Policy that requires masks for all employees and visitors 10 years and older. A sample Business Health and Safety Policy for your use may be viewed at The Judge’s Executive Order may be viewed at

Some highlights to note about GA-23: Texans, except where necessary to provide or obtain “Covered Services”, should continue to minimize social gatherings and in-person contact with those who are not in the same household.

People over the age of 65 are encouraged to stay at home as much as possible. Individuals are encouraged to maintain at least six (6) feet of separation from those 65 and older.

The President extended the social distancing recommendations for 30 more days. Governor Abbott issued orders that require a 14-day quarantine for any travelers coming to Texas from the following locations California, Louisiana, Washington, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, and Miami. There was already a mandatory quarantine in place for New York.

- Outdoor rental pavilions are being reserved for groups of 10 or less, The Bessie Mitchell House rentals are at 50% capacity and rentals at The REC are also at 50% capacity. For additional information, please visit
- All non-essential fingerprinting - Visit to view cancellations (and animal services updates) specific to the Grapevine Police Department

  • For the most current number of positive cases reported by Tarrant County Health for the City of Grapevine, please visit

Additional information will be shared as these processes evolve. Please continue to practice social distancing, wash hands frequently, refrain from touching your face, and wear a cloth face covering (when in public - optional). Stay encouraged, Grapevine. We will get through this – together.

Many City services are available online as listed below:
Pay traffic tickets at
Make facility reservations for the future at
Apply for a building permit at App.MyGov.US.
Police records are available at
Pay utility bills at
Birth and Death Certificates may be requested online at

Restaurant Details Updated
The Governor has released some restrictions that allow alcoholic beverages to be taken to go/delivered from restaurants. View the availability and hours of operation of participating Grapevine businesses on our Shop Local map at

Small Business Administration Loans
Additional information regarding the Small Business Administration Loans may be found at

Most Board and Commission meetings are canceled.

Grapevine Cares Hotline
If you have a non-medical, city-related question related to COVID-19 or have a neighbor that needs assistance, please call our Grapevine CARES hotline at 817.410.4455.

Active Adults Update 
The Parks and Recreation department is delivering meals directly to the active adults that normally dine at The REC. In addition, GRACE and Meals on Wheels also serve some other residents that are unable to leave their homes. If you become aware of a resident that needs assistance in any way, please contact the Grapevine CARES hotline at 817.410.4455. Several grocery stores, including Tom Thumb, Wal-Mart, and Dollar General have set special hours for seniors.

Federal Economic Relief Efforts
The President signed the coronavirus relief package that does several things. This bill responds to the coronavirus outbreak by providing paid sick leave and free coronavirus testing, expanding food assistance and unemployment benefits, and requiring employers to provide additional protections for health care workers. That is the first bill in a series that the President has proposed.

Grapevine residents are urged to help reduce the potential community spread of COVID-19 by implementing the following:
- If you have recently traveled, individuals and families are advised to monitor your health and report any signs and symptoms consistent with COVID-19, which may include fever, cough, and/or shortness of breath to your primary care physician
- Everyone should wash their hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom. Also, wash them before eating and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If there’s no soap and water, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
- Avoid people who are sick
- Stay isolated when you are sick
- Cover your cough and/or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
- Frequently clean and disinfect objects and surfaces you touch often with a regular household cleaning spray or wipe

The public is encouraged to monitor the city’s website ( and City managed social media outlets for up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 and the status of city-sponsored events and closures.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): 
Library’s FAQs
Parks & Recreation FAQ
Police Department

Helpful Links:

COVID-19 Testing Information within Tarrant County and across the State of Texas is available at and at

For all current information related to reopening Texas, visit

(05.18.20) Executive Order GA-23 Relating to the Expanded Opening of Texas (Governor Abbott)

(04.17.20) Executive Order of Governor Abbott (Establishment of the Governor’s Strike Force)

(03.31.20) Dept of Homeland Security Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

Grapevine City Council Extension of Declaration of Local Disaster

Resources for Small Businesses



Southlake Carroll ISD

Tarrant County Health Department

Texas Department of Health 

Center for Disease Control (CDC)

For additional information regarding the Grapevine Public Library, please visit

For additional information regarding the Convention & Visitors Bureau, please visit

For additional information regarding Parks & Recreation, please visit