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Posted on: August 16, 2020

County Judge Order Relating to the COVID-19 Community Restrictions


August 14, 2020 – Today, Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe signed County Judge Order 2020-16; Relating to the COVID-19 Community Restrictions. Effective as of 12:00 a.m., Sunday, August 16, 2020 and continuing through 11 :59 p.m. on December 15, 2020 unless extended. This Order:

  • Extends the local disaster declaration and public health emergency for Travis County.
  • Extends prohibition of any gatherings that exceed 10 people, except as permitted by the Governor’s Proclamation and Orders.
  • Extends requirement for every person in Travis County to wear a face covering over their nose and mouth when inside a commercial entity or other building open to the public, or when in an outdoor public space whenever not feasible to maintain six (6) feet of social distancing from persons outside one’s household.

To report commercial entities violating the County Judge’s order, please fill out our Report a Hazard/County Order Violation form.

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