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Central Texas cities, counties issue shelter in place directive

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Posted at 9:22 PM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-17 11:43:58-04

Robertson County

Robertson County issued a shelter in place directive on Wednesday, March 25.

All residents living in Robertson County are ordered to shelter in place at their residents. People may leave their homes for essential activities, essential government activities or to operate an essential business.

The order is in effect until April 30.

Full directive:

Milam County

Milam County has issued a shelter in place directive.

The order is effective through May 4 or until it is canceled by the Milam County Comissioners Court.

The order closes all non-essential businesses and creates a curfew for those 18 an under between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m.

Full order:

City of Lampasas

The City of Lampasas has issued a shelter in place directive.

The order is effective through April 3.

Anyone living within the City of Lampasas is required to shelter at their place of residence. They will be allowed to leave for essential activities, essential governmental functions or to operate an essential business.

All non-essential businesses will close.

Full Lampasas directive:

City of Corsicana

The City of Corsicana order is effective until it is terminated by the city council.

Anyone living within the City of Lampasas is required to shelter at their place of residence. They will be allowed to leave for essential activities, essential governmental functions or to operate an essential business.

All non-essential businesses will close.

Click here for the Corsicana directive.

City of Teague

The City of Teague issued a Shelter in Place order starting Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 5:00 pm and will continue to be in effect until 4:59 pm on April 3, 2020.

At this time there are still no positive Covid-19 cases within the City of Teague, this action was taken as precautionary measures, the city said.

For details and definitions regarding the Shelter in Place Order please review the Proclamation attached below or by visiting www.cityofteaguetx.com.

Limestone County

Limestone County Shelter In Place Order has been issued by Judge Richard Duncan effective at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2020, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, 2020.

On April 17, Limestone County extended their Shelter in Place order to April 30.

Ft. Hood

In a general order signed by Major General Scott Efflandt, soldiers are told to stay inside except when conducting mission essential functions.

Soldiers and their families can go out to take care of normal needs like grocery shopping, home and auto repair, and laundry services.

The order says soldiers cannot travel more than forty miles from Fort Hood, unless their home is outside that limit.

Maj. Gen. Efflandt also put a curfew in place from 2200 to 0530. It applies to all soldiers and is encouraged that their families also abide by the curfew.

Gatesville

Gatesville Mayor Gary Chumley has issued a Stay at Home Order for the City of Gatesville. The order goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. on April 7 and is valid for seven days. It requires city residents to stay at home unless they are conducting essential business or essential activities of daily living. Violation of the order is a Class C Misdemeanor.

View the order here.