On June 3, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order to announce the third phase of the ongoing plan to open additional businesses and activities in Texas. This announcement expands upon the businesses and activities included in the first two phases of the plan to Open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19. All newly opened businesses and services are subject to the recommended minimum standard health protocols outlined by DSHS.

See more information here: Reopen Texas

Minimum Recommended Health Protocols (PDFs)

In accordance with Governor Abbott’s Executive Orders GA-26, GA-23 (updated on 5/26/20 and originally issued on 5/18/20), GA-21, and GA-18, the following are the minimum recommended health protocols for Texas.

Effective May 1, 2020

Effective May 5, 2020

Effective May 8, 2020

Effective May 18, 2020

Effective May 22, 2020

Effective May 26, 2020

Effective May 29, 2020

Effective May 31, 2020

Effective June 3, 2020