Governor Greg Abbott has issued Executive Order 29 requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces, with few exceptions, in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases effective at 12:01 p.m. on July 3, 2020.
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Rowlett cases include 585 females and 490 males. They range in age from 7 months to over 90. The City of Rowlett joins with other government entities in protecting the privacy and safety of households with suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19. With federal guidance, the City’s health authority provides direction to those individuals to self-quarantine. When necessary, the City’s health authority can legally enforce directives for isolation, quarantine or conditional release, including movement restrictions, for the purpose of protecting the public’s health. Rowlett will continue to alert the public about any new cases but will restrict information to age range and gender as it is available to us.
Texas Health and Human Services COVID-19 Case Count Dashboard
The directives in this order, along with its expiration date, mirror the Executive Orders put in place by Governor Abbott.
🔹 People over the age of 65 are strongly encouraged to stay at home as much as possible; to maintain appropriate distance from any member of the household who has been out of the residence in the previous 14 days. See page 6 of the Texans Helping Texans - the Governor’s Report to Open Texas for more information.
🔹 All Texans must wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces, with few exceptions, in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases effective at 12:01 p.m. on July 3, 2020. See Executive Order GA-29 for exceptions.
🔹 Operating at 75% occupancy following the Open Texas protocols include:
🔹 Operating at 50% occupancy following the Open Texas protocols include:
🔹 Bars are closed. These businesses may remain open for delivery and take-out, including for alcoholic beverages, as authorized by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
🔹 For places of business that are open, employees should practice good hygiene and, where feasible, work from home in order to achieve optimum isolation from COVID- 19.
Nursing homes, assisted living and other long-term care facilities that do not have an active COVID-19 outbreak may reopen to visitation.
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