Hidalgo County Amended Emergency Order

Some main points of Hidalgo County Third Amended Emergency Order.
EFFECTIVE AS OF 11:59 P.M. ON APRIL 23,20203
For the purposes of this Order “Reopened Services” shall consist of Retail Services that are not defined as “Essential” services or activities in JUDGE CORTEZ’S SECOND
AMENDED EMERGENCY ORDER (20-003), and that may be provided through pickup, delivery by mail, or delivery to the customer’s doorstep in strict compliance with the terms required by the Texas Depa1tment of State Health Services (DSHS), which may be found at www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus.
All Essential Services and Reopened Services operating in unincorporated areas of the County, including Critical Infrastructure, Essential Retail services, and Reopened
Service providers, as defined above, shall adopt work safe measures to comply with CDC guidance and Physical Distancing requirements including maintaining six foot
physical distancing for both employees and the general public; washing hands with soap and water least twenty seconds often or using hand sanitizer; covering coughs or
sneezes; and covering mouth and nose. Work safe measures must be available upon request. Essential Businesses and Reopened Services (as defined herein) may utilize an existing “Work Safe” plan or “Reopening” plan that has been required by and/ or submitted to a municipal jurisdiction to ensure measures are in place to protect the health, safety and welfare of County residents and avoid the continued spread of COVID-19.
8. In accordance with Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-16, people shall avoid eating or drinking at bars, lounges and private clubs, restaurants, and food courts; Visiting fitness
centers, gyms, massage parlors, tattoo, and piercing parlors; Hair and nail salons, barber shops, estheticians, and related personal care business. Provided however, that the use of
drive-thru, delivery, or take out service is allowed and highly encouraged for food throughout the duration of this Order. Employees, customers and patrons must follow CDC guidance; comply with Physical Distancing including maintaining six-foot physical distancing from each other, washing hands with soap and water at least twenty seconds or using hand sanitizer; covering mouth and nose.
Read full Amended Emergency Order for and for more information visit https://www.hidalgocounty.us/2630/Coronavirus-Updates.