News Flash

News flash

Posted on: April 17, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Establishing Strike Force To Open Texas

Screen Shot 2020-04-17 at 1.30.51 PM

Governor Greg Abbott today issued three new Executive Orders to begin the process of reopening the state of Texas while revising hospital capacity and certain social distancing guidelines. 

Within the orders, select activities and services that pose minimal to no threat of spreading COVID-19 are allowed to reopen using a "Retail-To-Go" model, certain restrictions on surgeries have been loosened, and schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year.

Within these orders, the Governor has established the Strike Force to Open Texas—a team of nationally recognized medical experts and private and public leaders who will advise the Governor on safely and strategically reopening the state of Texas.

The strike force will immediately begin providing input on potential additional openings of activities and services in Texas consistent with guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Governor will announce a revised plan for the state based on these initial recommendations on April 27.  

The Governor’s second Executive Order (GA-16) relates to the safe, strategic reopening of select services and activities in Texas. This order establishes a temporary "Retail-To-Go" model that will allow retail outlets in Texas to reopen beginning Friday, April 24. Under this model, reopened establishments are required to deliver items to customer’s cars, homes, or other locations to minimize contact.

Under this Executive Order, schools — including public, private, and higher education institutions — will remain closed for the 2019-2020 school year. Teachers may go into the classroom for video instruction, to perform administrative duties, and to clean out their classrooms.

The Governor’s third Executive Order (GA-15) relates to hospital capacity and personal protective equipment (PPE) needed for the COVID-19 response. 

The Governor also directed state parks to reopen on Monday, April 20 with strict guidelines to reduce transmission of COVID-19 – including requiring visitors to wear face coverings, maintain a six-foot distance from individuals outside of their party, and prohibiting the gathering of groups larger than five.

Visit https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-abbott-issues-executive-order-establishing-strike-force-to-open-texas to read press release.

Click here to read Executive Order GA-17 Strike Force to Open Texas:

https://www.clearlakeshores-tx.gov/DocumentCenter/View/829/Executive-Order-April-17-Texas-Strike-Force

Click here to read Executive Order GA-16 relating to the safe, strategic reopening of select
services as the first step to Open Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster:

https://www.clearlakeshores-tx.gov/DocumentCenter/View/826/Executive-Order-April-17-Opening-Texas

Click here to read Executive Order GA-15 relating to hospital capacity during the COVID-19disaster:

https://www.clearlakeshores-tx.gov/DocumentCenter/View/828/Executive-Order-April-2020-Hospital-capacity

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in News flash

EDC Board

Join the EDC Board of Directors!

Posted on: June 30, 2020
July 4

CLS Fourth of July Activities!

Posted on: June 30, 2020

WATERFRONT TRANSFER

Posted on: February 18, 2020
106332791_742579502949139_1954998607922311007_o

Early voting begins today!

Posted on: June 29, 2020
Screen Shot 2020-05-19 at 11.31.28 AM

Target is right on Target!

Posted on: May 19, 2020
Screen Shot 2020-04-29 at 11.28.44 AM

A message from Mayor Kurt

Posted on: April 29, 2020
Screen Shot 2020-04-15 at 11.19.52 AM

SCAM ALERT: COVID-19 Water testing

Posted on: April 15, 2020
CLOSURES

CLS closures and cancellations

Posted on: March 20, 2020
PDmessage

A message from Chief Tracy Keele

Posted on: March 18, 2020
Screen Shot 2020-03-12 at 2.51.32 PM

CLS monitoring COVID-19

Posted on: March 12, 2020
GRAPHIC

EDC Updates - March 2020

Posted on: March 12, 2020
coronavirus

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Posted on: March 3, 2020
Sunflower Photo Spring Promotional Instagram Post

2019-2024 Strategic Plan is now online!

Posted on: February 26, 2020
WE WANT YOU

Volunteers Needed

Posted on: November 13, 2019

Two-Day Notice for Marquee Requests

Posted on: November 15, 2018

Mosquito Control

Posted on: November 15, 2018