HOUSTON – Harris County and several other cities and counties have issued stay-at-home orders. On March 31, County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced the order for the county would be extended through the month of April.
Here are the other places across the state that have also issued similar orders:
Amarillo: City of Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson and Canyon Mayor Gary Hinders announced a shelter-in-place for the city. The orders went into effect on March 30 and will last for two weeks. The cities will reevaluate at the end of the two weeks. Read more.
Austin: The city issued an order for city and Travis County residents to stay at home on March 24. All non-essential businesses are required to close or have employees work from home. Essential businesses and employees are exempt from the order. Read more.
Bexar County: County officials ordered a shelter-in-place Monday evening. The order applies to all Bexar County residents, excluding essential employees. The order will remain in place until at least April 9. Read more.
Brazoria County: County Judge Matt Sebesta signed a “stay at home” order for the county that goes into effect on Thursday, March 26 and will remain in effect until at least April 3. Click here to read more details about the order.