March 31, 2020
- Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order implementing Essential Services and Activities Protocols for the entire state of Texas. The protocols direct all Texans to minimize non-essential gatherings and in-person contact with people who are not in the same household. The Governor’s Executive Order renews and amends his previous order
enforcing federal social distancing guidelines for COVID-19, including closing schools and instructing Texans to avoid eating or drinking at bars and restaurants.
These orders will be effective on a statewide basis starting at 12:01 AM on April 2, 2020 and will end on April 30, 2020, subject to extension thereafter based on the status of COVID-19 in Texas and the recommendations of the CDC.
View the Governor's Executive Order.
March 19, 2020
- The Governor of the State of Texas, Greg Abbott has issued the following Executive Order No. GA-08 relating to COVID- 19 preparedness and mitigation.
Effective 11:59 p.m. on March 20, 2020, and continuing until 11:59 p.m. on April 3, 2020
, subject to extension thereafter based on the status of COVID-19 in Texas and the recommendations of the CDC:
Order No. 1: In accordance with the Guidelines from the President and the CDC, every person in Texas shall avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people.See Full Executive Order Here