Texarkana, TX: The Join Operations Center for Bowie and Cass County Texas has issued information and links related to Governor Abbott’s Executive Order today regarding face coverings. Lisa Thompson, Public Information Officer for Texarkana, released the following summary of the information contained in the order:
The Executive order requires all Texans, effective tomorrow at 12:01 p.m. to wear a face-covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions. The Governor also issued a proclamation giving mayors and county judges the ability to impose restrictions on some outdoor gatherings of over 10 people and making it mandatory that, with certain exceptions, people cannot be in groups larger than ten and must maintain six feet of social distancing from others.
Every person in Texas shall wear a face covering over the nose and mouth when inside a commercial entity or other building or space open to the public, or when in an outdoor public space, wherever it is not feasible to maintain six feet of social distancing from another person not in the same household; provided, however, that this face-covering requirement does not apply to the following:1. any person younger than 10 years of age;2. any person with a medical condition or disability that prevents wearing a face covering;3. Continue Reading →