Kyle launches Spanish COVID-19 messaging

By Megan Wehring

While the coronavirus is dubious in nature, education and communication to the entire public is important.

With the increasing COVID-19 cases in Hays County, a task force was formed between members of Kyle City Council. Councilmembers Alex Villalobos, Michael Tobias and Robert Rizo wanted to educate the Spanish speaking community about dangers of the virus and how to keep everyone safe.

The task force started a Spanish PSA campaign to reach out to the community. Information is released using billboards, flyers, brochures, social media, YouTube and the Kyle10 TV channel.

Posters have also been distributed through food distribution sites, churches and gas stations.

Samantha Armbruster, director of communications, said Kyle officials are grateful for members of the Spanish speaking community that helped with the outreach material along the way.

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