On April 27, Governor Abbott released the Report to Open Texas, which lays out a clear plan for reopening closed businesses across the state in a phased approach. In the ensuing weeks, the Governor has signed a series of executive orders outlining reopen timelines and safety protocols for specific industries.
Access the full report via the link below and find guidance by sector.
A full copy of the report including information on testing and contact tracing. Note the checklists contained in the report are no longer valid. Check below for the current protocols.
On June 3, Governor Abbott released additional guidance through Executive Order GA-26 outlining reopening timelines and protocols for certain industries.
Now in effect.
Harris County Public Health has produced a series of helpful signs, graphics and guidance to help encourage safety in local businesses. Click and download the graphics below.
Self-screening and temperature check graphic.
This decal can be downloaded and copies placed six feet apart in businesses where customers queue up.
Step-by-step guide to proper handwashing technique.
Encourages alternatives to person-to-person contact greetings.
Encourages staff at companies to get tested for COVID-19.
Discourages customers from entering businesses if they are exhibiting symptoms of illness.
The following companies operating in the Houston region have pledged to be Work Safe Companies, ensuring they are doing everything possible to protect the health and safety of their employees and customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. If your business is currently operating, please adopt the principles and join the program today.
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