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COVID-19 & Texas Law

This guide is updated to reflect information pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic. Information in this guide is subject to change at any time.

Stay-At-Home/Reopening


Current "Stay-at-Home," or Reopening Orders

State Executive Orders

Reopening

Please read the orders for details. There are additional requirements set out in the orders for each type of business and how they may reopen. These requirements could include social distancing, virus testing, or other parameters. Counties who have established with the state that they have low numbers of COVID-19 may open businesses at a different rate.

Updated for GA-28 on June 26th and the Proclamation amending GA-28 on June 2nd.

Date Occupancy Level Business Type
June 3rd 100% Any services listed in CISA guidance, houses of worship, local government operations, child care services, youth camps, recreational sports programs for both youths and adults, most outdoor areas of business establishments, most outdoor events.
June 3rd 100%, with 6 feet of social distancing Cosmetology salons, hair salons, barber shops, nail salons/shops, licensed massage therapy establishments, tanning salons, tattoo studios, piercing studios, hair removal services, and hair loss treatment and growth services.
June 3rd 50% All business establishments (indoor areas); outdoor sporting events (professional, collegiate, or similar); outdoor swimming pools; outdoor water parks; outdoor areas of museums or libraries; outdoor areas of zoos, aquariums, natural caverns, and similar facilities; outdoor rodeos and equestrian events; amusement parks and carnivals.
June 12th 75% Dine-in restaurants (less than 51% of gross sales from alcoholic beverages).
June 26th Prohibited Outdoor gatherings of over 100 people (unless there is approval by the mayor or county judge).
June 26th Closed to visitors Rafting and tubing services.
June 26th Take-out only Bars (more than 51% of gross sales from alcoholic beverages).
June 29th 50% Dine-in restaurants (less than 51% of gross sales from alcoholic beverages).
July 3rd Prohibited Outdoor gatherings of more than 10 people (unless there is approval by the mayor or county judge).

Current Local "Stay at Home" or "Shelter in Place" Orders

Cities and counties in Texas can issue "shelter in place," "stay at home," or area quarantine orders. You should check your local news outlets to see if an order has been issued in your area.

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