Governor Abbott extends statewide disaster declaration for COVID-19
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Governor Greg Abbott has extended his statewide disaster declaration in response to COVID-19.
Originally issued on March 13th, the disaster declaration provides the state a variety of resources to effectively serve Texans as the Lone Star State continues to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
"Renewing this Disaster Declaration helps ensure that we have the resources and strategies in place to help communities across Texas respond to COVID-19," said Governor Abbott. "I urge Texans to take precautionary steps to protect their health by wearing a mask, social distancing, and sanitizing their hands. Working together, we will slow the spread and keep our communities safe."
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Read the full Proclamation below: