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Posted on: March 19, 2020

PUBLIC HEATH DISASTER DECLARATIONS

Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Texas, County and City Issue Public Health Disaster Declarations

City of Mount Pleasant Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):


Texas officials have issued a statewide public health disaster declaration, in the latest effort to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made the announcement at the Capitol today, flanked by state officials including Lt. Gov Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen. The executive order lines the state up with guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Additionally, Titus County Judge Brian Lee and Mount Pleasant Mayor Tracy Craig, Sr. are today issuing local state of emergency disaster declarations for the county and the city.

"We are doing this now today so we can get back to business as usual more quickly," Abbott said. According to Gov. Abbott, it’s the first time a statewide health disaster has been issued since 1901.

What Does this Mean for the City of Mount Pleasant?

The executive order issued by Abbott related to the declaration prohibits community gatherings of 10 or more across the state; closes bars, restaurant dining rooms, and gyms; prohibits people from visiting nursing homes except for critical care; and closes schools across the state until at least April 3. Restaurants are encouraged to provide take-out and delivery services, but must close all common dining rooms.

All closures and changes listed above will be effective at 10 p.m., Friday, March 20 in Mount Pleasant as mandated by the declarations. Restaurants are being contacted by the city to be sure they understand and comply with the new regulations. Please support them with your business for takeout and delivery!

Download the Titus County Disaster Declaration (pdf)

Download the Mount Pleasant Disaster Declaration (pdf)


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