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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Memorial Day Closures for Monday, May 25

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City of Allen offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.

Trash and recycling collection will slide one day. Find your collection schedule in the City of Allen Trash & Recycling Guidelines.

Allen Public Library curbside service...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Flags Lowered to Half-Staff through May 25

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City flags will fly half-staff immediately to sunset on May 24 to honor victims of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Flags will fly half-staff from sunrise to noon on May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

Honoring Victims of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

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City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Customer Service Windows Reopen May 18

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The City of Allen is working to safely expand services and reopen facilities impacted by changes related to COVID-19. Beginning May 18, customer service windows in Utility Billing, Permitting and Municipal Court will reopen. Visitors to other departments ...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: April 9, 2020

COVID-19 Testing for Qualifying Individuals

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COVID-19 testing now is available for qualifying individuals at these local facilities. All facilities have their own criteria to meet before testing.Remember to check first with your primary care physician. Contact each facility prior to arriving to make...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Food Pickup and Delivery Options in Allen

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City of Allen, Allen Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Allen Fairview Chamber of Commerce came together for a delicious project – an interactive restaurant map! Browse all the Allen restaurants open for takeout, delivery or curbside service...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2020

4 Tips to Protect Yourself from COVID-19 Scams

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Scammers are using the COVID-19 pandemic to prey on people’s fears. Allen Police Department joins the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in reminding you to look out for the following scams:

Fake CDC Emails

Watch out for emails claiming to be f...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 22, 2020

Allen FD Begins COVID-19 Testing at Nursing Homes

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Allen Fire Department is working with Allen nursing homes to test all residents and staff members for COVID-19 in response to state orders. Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the initiative in a press release on May 11. Allen Fire Department received te...

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See the latest Allen COVID-19 case count. Fire Department
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Allen Fire Department Provides COVID-19 Help Line

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If you live or work in Allen and have questions about COVID-19 response or preparedness, call the Allen Fire Department Help Line at 214.509.4333.

This Help Line is designed for Allen residents and businesses with questions about new restrictions, protecti...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information Fire Department
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Allen Fire Department Accepting Homemade Mask Donations

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Calling all crafters! Allen Fire Department is now accepting donations of homemade face masks to distribute to health care workers and other essential personnel. 

The masks will be used by personnel in low-risk environments or if more sophisticate...

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View instructions on CDC website. Fire Department
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Cleaning, Disinfecting and Poison Prevention

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Source: Texas Poison Center Network

A clean home provides a healthy environment for your family, especially during this time to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. As we start to think about cleaning and disinfecting, we also should think about p...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Fire Chief Jon Boyd Named 2020 Friend of Education

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City of Allen Fire Chief Jon Boyd is Allen ISD’s 2020 Friend of Education. Allen ISD presents the award to community members who make a significant impact on the students and school district.

From Allen ISD

“Chief Jon Boyd and the Allen ...

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