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Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Providing Clarity And Uniformity In The State’s COVID-19 Response

(July 29, 2021)  Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-38 (PDF) combining several existing COVID-19 executive orders to promote statewide uniformity and certainty in the state's COVID-19 response.  Read the full release.

Governor Abbott Prohibits Government Entities from Mandating Masks - Effective May 21, 2021

(March 18, 2021) 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) 

  • Businesses may still limit capacity or implement additional safety protocols at their own discretion. 
  • If COVID-19 hospitalizations in our region rises above 15%  for seven consecutive days, a County Judge may impose COVID-19 restrictions; however those COVID-19 restrictions may not reduce capacities below 50% for any entity.

View a more complete listing of all State, County and City declarations, notices and orders here.

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Local Grants

Visit our Local Grants page to learn more about the City of Frisco county-based grants available to qualified Frisco residents and businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.   

Open Frisco at a glance guide (Last updated March 2, 2021)

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