COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Update: May 18

Governor expands Reopen Texas plan to Phase 2

Governor Abbott today announced the second phase of Open Texas and provided an updated list of what types of businesses and activities can resume and when. The list of openings are below. Details on each opening checklist are available at the Open Texas website.

May 18
▪️Gyms, exercise facilities (previously announced May 5)
▪️Hair salons, barbershops (previously announced May 5)
▪️Non-essential manufacturers and other offices (previously announced May 5)
▪️NEW - Massage and personal care businesses (includes tattoo and piercing studios, laser hair removal, hair loss treatment)
▪️NEW – Child care centers
▪️NEW – Youth clubs (YMCA, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, etc.)

May 22
▪️Restaurants at 50 percent capacity
▪️Bars, tasting rooms, and similar establishments at 25 percent capacity
▪️Bowling alleys, Bingo halls, skating rinks, and simulcasting
▪️Rodeo, equestrian events

May 29
▪️Zoos (outdoor areas)

May 31
▪️Professional sports without in-person spectators
▪️Day/overnight youth camps
▪️Youth sports

June 1
▪️School districts can hold summer school if following social distancing guidelines

Update: May 13

Governor extends state’s disaster declaration

Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation May 12 extending his Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties in response to COVID-19. Originally issued on March 13 and extended on April 12, the Disaster Declaration provides the state a number of resources to effectively serve Texans as the Lone Star State continues to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Update: May 12

City Council approves resolution continuing Sixth Amended Declaration of Public Health Emergency

The Mansfield City Council approved a resolution at its May 11 meeting to continue the Sixth Amended Declaration of Public Health Emergency until 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, May 19 . The sixth amended declaration aligns with the Governor’s executive orders in GA-21.

Government Orders & Declarations

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Governor Abbott releases a video on the importance of social distancing

211 Texas activated

The State of Texas has activated the statewide 211 network to provide COVID-19 information 24/7 to residents. 211 specialists from across the state are available to answer the most frequently asked, non-medical questions on the coronavirus based on material provided by the CDC and the DSHS.  Any questions the 211 specialists cannot answer will be referred to the information lines of the state health department and local public health officials, in Mansfield’s case the Tarrant County Health Department.