Governor Abbott has issued executive orders to begin reopening Texas under certain parameters after having been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Details of the orders and his press releases can be found at https://gov.texas.gov/. An overview of information contained in the latest executive orders is provided below.
STATE AND LOCAL ORDERS CURRENTLY IN EFFECT
The Denton City Council recently voted to extend the Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency first executed on March 13. The Council also adopted a new Tenth Order of Council that supersedes all previous orders related to the pandemic. Both the declaration and the order will remain in effect until Thursday, Dec. 31.
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Though not addressed in the Council’s new order, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has a number of statewide orders in place that also provide guidance and mandates for the Denton community.
What You Need to Know:
Open Texas Checklists
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has recommended minimum standard health protocols for all individuals, all employers and employees, as well as industry-specific. These protocols are outlined in the Open Texas Checklists found at https://open.texas.gov/.
Additional information for businesses