Declarations, Notices and Orders
Current public health disaster declarations, orders and guidelines issued by local city and county leaders.
City of Frisco (Updated - September 16, 2020)
- Frisco City Council amended its Emergency Ordinance (PDF) continuing the Mayor's amended disaster declaration of public health emergency originally issued on March 19, 2020. This ordinance will remain in effect through October 6, 2020 unless extended by Council. (September 15, 2020) NEW
- The Frisco City Council approved an Emergency Ordinance to extend the Mayor’s amended declaration through April 8 (PDF). (March 20, 2020) Learn more about what changes are in effect with this declaration.
- Mayor Jeff Cheney issued an amended declaration of local disaster for public health emergency (PDF) to align with Governor Greg Abbott’s Executive Order (March 19, 2020)
- City of Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney declares a local state of disaster for public health emergency in cooperation with Collin County and neighboring cities. (March 16, 2020)
There are currently not any active Collin County Executive Orders regarding COVID-19. Visit the Collin County Health Care Services News and Advisories webpage for prior public health emergency declarations and executive orders.
- Denton County Disaster Declaration extended through October 13, 2020 (PDF) (September 8, 2020) NEW
State of Texas (Updated - October 7, 2020)
Current statewide declarations, executive orders, protocols and guidelines issued by state leaders and agencies. This is not an exhaustive list and for further information please visit the respective agency's website.
Office of the Governor (Updated - October 7, 2020)
- Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order to open bars and similar establishments at up to 50% in conjunction with county officials in qualifying counties, effective October 14, 2020. (October 7, 2020) NEW
- Executive Order GA-32 (PDF) also increases occupancy levels for all business establishments other than bars to 75% (in qualifying counties).
- Qualifying Counties are those that reside in hospital regions with low COVID-19 hospitalizations (less than 15% of hospital capacity) as defined in Executive Order GA-31 as amended.
- Governor Abbott Extends Statewide Disaster Declaration For COVID-19 (October 7, 2020) NEW
- Governor Greg Abbott Expands Capacity for Certain Services in Texas and issued Executive Order GA-30 (PDF), relating to the continued response to the COVID-19 disaster as Texas reopens. (September 17, 2020) NEW
- Governor Abbott issued an Executive Order GA-29 (PDF) requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces. (July 2, 2020)
- Texas Governor Greg Abbott declares statewide public health disaster and issues Executive Order No. GA-08 (PDF) related to COVID-19 preparedness and mitigation effective 11:59 p.m., March 20, 2020. (March 19, 2020)
Governor's Strike Force to Open Texas (Updated - October 7, 2020)
- Checklists providing specific guidance for different types of businesses, venues, facilities, employers and customers.
Texas Department of State Health Services (Updated - October 7, 2020)
- Current list of areas with high COVID-19 hospitalizations as defined by Executive Order GA-31 as amended.
- Minimum Recommended Health Protocols, which includes specific health protocols for a variety of business types, venues, facilities, employers and customers.
- State Health Commissioner John Hellerstedt issued a public health disaster declaration on Thursday, March 19. Read the declaration (PDF).