Declarations, Notices and Orders

NEW: Governor Abbott Prohibits Government Entities from Mandating Masks - Effective May 21

(March 18, 201) Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order prohibiting  government entities, including a county, city, school district and public health authority, and officials from mandating face coverings  in response to the COVID-19 disaster.  Read the full Executive Order GA-36 (PDF)

  • Public schools may continue to follow policies regarding the wearing of face coverings to the extent reflected in current guidance by the Texas Education Agency, until June 4, 2021. 
  • State supported living centers, government-owned hospitals, and government ­operated hospitals may continue to use appropriate policies regarding the wearing of face coverings;
  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department, and any county and municipal jails acting consistent with

    guidance by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards may continue to use appropriate policies regarding the wearing of face coverings.

Governor Abbott Lifts Mask Mandate, Opens Texas 100 Percent - Effective March 10 (March 2, 2021) 

Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order lifting the mask mandate in Texas and increasing capacity of all businesses and facilities in the state to 100 percent - Effective Wednesday, March 10.  Read the full Executive Order GA-34 (PDF)  (March 2, 2021)

Local Government

Current public health  disaster declarations, orders and guidelines issued by local city and county leaders.

City of Frisco 

Collin County 

There are currently not any active Collin County Executive Orders regarding COVID-19.  Visit the Collin County Health Care Services News and Advisories webpage for prior public health emergency declarations and executive orders. 

Denton County 

State of Texas (Updated - March 10, 2021)

Current statewide declarations, executive orders, protocols and guidelines issued by state leaders and agencies. This is not an exhaustive list and for further information please visit the respective agency's website.

Office of the Governor

Visit the Governor's website for a complete listing of statewide Coronavirus Executive Orders, Funding and Waivers. 

Governor's Strike Force to Open Texas  

Texas Department of State Health Services 

Office of the Attorney General