April 8, 2020

Town of Sunnyvale designates day of prayer

With the COVID-19 situation affecting people around the country and the fear and anxiety among people, the Town of Sunnyvale Mayor is designating this Sunday as Sunnyvale Prayer Day.

On Sunday, April 12, from 4 p.m. - 4:10 p.m., Mayor Saji George is encouraging you to gather on your front porch or in your front lawn to pray for the following:

  • A cure, treatment, and vaccine for COVID-19
  • Wisdom for our Federal, State, County and Local government officials
  • Protection for healthcare workers, first responders and essential employees
  • Swift and full recovery for all who are ill
  • Continuing health and safety for our families, friends and neighbors
  • Those who have lost jobs and are struggling financially
  • The economy and financial well-being of our nation and our people

If you choose to participate in the Sunnyvale Prayer Day, please use the hashtag #SunnyvalePrayerDay on social media, or send your pictures to for the Town to share.

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COVID-19 drive-thru testing locations

If you or someone you know believe that you should receive testing for COVID-19*, the Town of Sunnyvale has compiled a list of drive-thru locations. Most of the locations are within about 25 miles from Sunnyvale. Click here to view the available list of drive-thru testing locations.

*Note: some locations require that you exhibit symptoms of COVID-19.

Baylor Scott and White - Sunnyvale is currently not offering wide-spread testing. However, if you believe that you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, please utilize the free screening tool on MyBSWHealth (you will need to create an account) or through the MyBSWHealth app. Following the screening tool, you may be prompted to complete an eVisit, which will be evaluated by a Baylor Scott and White provider. Following your eVisit, you will be provided the appropriate next steps, which may include testing.

Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce

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Complete the US Census here

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Dallas County COVID-19 case report

As of 10 a.m. April 8, DCHHS is reporting 63 additional positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total case count in Dallas County to 1,324. The 20th death from COVID-19 was reported of man in his 60’s who was a resident of the city of Rowlett. He had been critically ill in an area hospital and had underlying high-risk health conditions. Of cases requiring hospitalization, about three-quarters (70%) have been either over 60 years of age or have had at least one known high-risk chronic health condition. Diabetes has been an underlying high-risk health condition reported in over a quarter (29%) of all hospitalized patients with COVID-19.
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