Here’s what Texans are saying now that summer camps, daycares, and youth programs will be open

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott talks to KSAT 12 News about the state's COVID-19 response
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott talks to KSAT 12 News about the state's COVID-19 response

Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday afternoon in a press conference a long list of businesses and programs clear to reopen. Here is a summary of Monday’s big announcement:

  • Abbott says Texas will enter Phase 2 of reopening, with guidelines on social distancing and sanitation protocols can be found on Abbott’s OpenTexas website.
  • Childcare services, youth clubs such as YMCA and non-essential offices can reopen starting Monday.
  • Summer camps, youth camps and little league programs can begin May 31.
  • In-person summer school can begin June 1

The news on summer camps, childcare and summer school have prompted both positive and negative reactions from Texans on social media. Here’s what they had to say:


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