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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Governor Abbott Takes Action to Contain Spread of COVID-19

Today, Friday, June 26, 2020, Governor Abbott issued an executive order (GA-28) limiting certain businesses and services as part of the efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.

The order includes the following:

  • All bars and similar establishments that receive more than 51% of their gross receipts from the sale of alcoholic beverages are required to close at 12:00 PM today.  These businesses may remain open for delivery and take-out, including for alcoholic beverages, as authorized by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
  • Restaurants may remain open for dine-in services, but at a capacity not to exceed 50% of total listed indoor occupancy, beginning Monday, June 29, 2020.
  • Rafting and tubing businesses must close.
  • Outdoor gatherings of 100 or more people must be approved by local governments, with certain exceptions.

View Executive Order GA-28 for specific details.

Please take precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, including wearing face masks in public places, sanitizing your hands and practicing safe social distancing.

Recommended minimum health protocols outlined by DSHS and the Governor’s Report to Open Texas are available at

View Executive Order GA-28
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