The executive order is effective midnight Friday, March 20, through midnight April 3, 2020. Abbott made clear that this executive order is NOT a shelter-in-place order.
UPDATED APRIL 2, 2020Governor Abbott has enacted an updated Executive Order (PDF) that is effective through Thursday, April 30, 2020.
The public is urged to stay at home, to minimize non-essential gatherings with people who are not in the same household, to avoid eating or drinking at bars and restaurants, and to limit in-person contact — except for in the pursuit of essential services including healthcare, groceries, banking, utilities, child care (for essential service employees), and government services.
Governor Greg Abbott’s current executive order (PDF) includes:
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