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Posted on: March 21, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City of Granbury COVID-19 Update: March 21, 2020

COVID-19 / Coronavirus Information Update

Stay informed on updates regarding essential City services, closures, and additional resources for local, state, and national agencies at www.granbury.org/covid19.

Executive Order No. GA-08

The Governor has issued Executive Order No. GA-08 which provides that:

  • every person in Texas shall avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people;
  • people shall avoid eating or drinking in bars, restaurants, and food courts, or visiting gyms or massage parlors; however, the use of drive-thru, pickup, or delivery options are allowed and highly encouraged;
  • people shall not visit nursing homes or retirement or long-term care facilities unless to provide critical assistance; and
  • schools shall temporarily close.

The executive order is for a limited duration. For now, the order is effective 11:59 p.m. on March 20 and continues until 11:59 p.m. on April 3, 2020. The restrictions could be extended in the future.

City of Granbury Continues to Provide All Essential Services

Your safety and the safety of those who serve you is our top priority. The City of Granbury continues to provide essential services to the public. City buildings will remain closed to the public until further notice. However, residents are strongly encouraged to conduct city business online, by email, or by phone at 817-573-1114.

Employees that are able to work from home to fulfill their responsibilities are doing so. Those that are needed in person at City facilities are staggering onsite shifts to operate at one half staffed to ensure separation of workers and adhere to social distancing recommendations.

Parks & Recreation Closures

All City Park and Moore Street Baseball Complex baseball/softball fields are closed until further notice.

Cancelation of all City-Sponsored Events through April 30, 2020

The City of Granbury will cancel all City-sponsored events through April 30, 2020. This includes, but is not limited to, the Community Easter Egg Hunt on April 4, 2020 at the City Park soccer fields.

Stay Aware and Stay Informed

For the latest information, visit the CDC or TDSHS websites.

Hood County Declaration of Local State Disaster: Revised to include Governor Abbot’s Proclamation, plain text of the declaration is posted on this page below Governor Abbot’s proclamation.

Hood County’s Declaration and Social Distancing Recommendations: Screen-reader friendly version of the previous document.

Non-Medical COVID-19 Questions Dial-in

If you have questions concerning COVID-19 which are non-medical type questions. You can dial 211 from your cell phone and a 211 specialist across the state can answer your question, this is available 24/7. You can also obtain information by going to www.211texas.org.

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