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McAllen’s 3-1-1 Operating Daily

Monday-Sunday, 8:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

Earlier today, the City of McAllen announced that residents and visitors can now contact its 3-1-1 Customer Service Call Center daily, as the service is now available Monday through Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. until further notice.

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Mission launches COVID-19 resources website

CityofMissionLogo tnMission, TX- The City of Mission has launched an informational page on its website to help disseminate information about COVID-19 to its residents.

“City leadership continues to monitor the situation and as new information becomes available, we feel it is important to keep our community informed,” Mayor Dr. Armando O’Caña said. “The City of Mission is here to serve our community throughout this outbreak. Misinformation spreads quickly, and we believe it is crucial to share factual information and guide our citizens towards credible sources.”

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McAllen closes Palm View Golf Course until further notice

CityofMcAllenLogo tnDue to number of people at the Palm View Golf Course, McAllen Mayor Jim Darling ordered that it be closed until further notice. Beginning, today, April 1, 2020, the City of McAllen has closed the Palm View Golf Course to the public.

“In light of the amount of traffic we continued to see, and the fact that players were congregating in certain areas, it is best to close the golf course for the safety of the public and our employees,” said McAllen City Manager Roel “Roy” Rodriguez, P.E.

Scam Alert: Government Relief Checks Trigger Latest Coronavirus Scam

The proposed federal stimulus package announced this week includes sending every American a check to offset lost income from the coronavirus crisis. Scammers wasted no time in taking advantage of this news! BBB is already getting reports on BBB Scam Tracker ( about government imposters calling about the checks. Watch out for these phony government grants that ask for personal and banking information.

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