Important announcements regarding the ongoing COVID-19 concerns
Update as of 6/20/2020
Austin Mayor Steve Adler issued an order, requiring all commercial entities that offer goods and services directly to the public to come up with a health and safety policy that requires all employees and visitors to wear face coverings when in spaces where 6 feet of separation from others isn’t possible.
For Austin face coverings do not need to be worn in the following circumstances only:
- When alone in a separate single space, whether indoors or outdoors;
- When in the presence only of other members of the same household or residence, whether indoors or outdoors;
- When doing so poses a greater mental or physical health, safety or security risk;
- When outdoors engaging in an allowed activity while alone, or with only members of the same household or residence, or while maintaining a consistent separation of six feet or more from others
- When eating or drinking in a restaurant or bar
Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra issued an order mandating face coverings in public places for Hays County. All people 10 years or older must be wearing coverings over their noses and mouths inside businesses as well as in public spaces where a six-foot distance is not possible.
For Hays county face coverings do not need to be worn in the following circumstances:
- When engaging in physical activity outside
- While driving alone or with passengers from the same household
- When wearing a mask poses greater safety, health or security risks than not
- While pumping gas or operating outdoor equipment
- While in a building that requires security surveillance or screening
- When consuming food or drinks
Travis County’s order expires Aug. 15, and Hays County’s expires July 20. Businesses that don’t comply could be fined up to $1,000.
Update as of 5/20/2020 the Texas State Governor has created a Strike Force for for Opening Texas by using a multiple step process. Please refer to https://gov.texas.gov/organization/opentexas for details on the schedule of reopening. The City of Creedmoor asks Citizens to please defer to this website for more information.
As of 4/14/2020 to meet the Travis Country Guidelines below, all upcoming parties and events at the Community Center are canceled for April and May. All City offices are closed to the public. The Community Center is Closed to the Public.
Travis County are extending their “Stay Home – Work Safe” orders until May 8 to take effect following the expiration of the first version on April 13 at 11:59 p.m. A key addition to the order extension will be the requirement that the public wear fabric face coverings when conducting essential work or activities.
Everyone over the age of ten must wear a face covering over their nose and mouth when in a public building, using public transportation or ride shares, pumping gas and while outside when six feet of physical distancing cannot be consistently maintained. A face covering is not required when eating, riding in a personal vehicle, alone in a separate single space, or in the presence of other members of your residence. Additionally, a face covering is not required when wearing one poses a greater mental or physical health, safety or security risk such as anyone who has trouble breathing, or is unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the cover without assistance.
Update to the Travis Country Notice above. As of 4/27/2020, Texas Governor Greg Abbot has announced that Libraries, Museums, Retail Stores, Restaurants, Movie Theaters and Malls can re-open, however they will only be allowed to operate at 25% capacity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is still recommending all citizens to stay home when ever possible and to practice safe social distancing when in public.
For Information on How to Make a Face-mask please CLICK HERE to visit statesmen.com
For Those that might be sick, please CLICK HERE for more information suggested by the City of Austin.
For More Information on Confirmed Cases in Texas please CLICK HERE to visit the DSHS site.
For the Latest Information from Travis Country please CLICK HERE to visit traviscountytx.gov.
For the Latest Information from Texas State please CLICK HERE to visit texas.gov
For the Latest Information from The United States, CDC, and FEMA, please CLICK HERE to visit coronavirus.gov
To Report Price Gouging please CLICK HERE to notify the Attorney General.
Travis Country Judge Orders 3/17/2020: Attached below is an official list of orders directly from the Travis County Judge on prohibitions, guidelines, and health recommendations on how to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 virus.