COVID-19 Information and Updates

Liberty County Update

This Order went into effect this morning, July 2, 2020, and will remain in effect until 11:59 pm on July 15, 2020, unless terminated, modified, or extended by subsequent order. The order states:


Mandatory Health and Safety Policy for Commercial Entities. From the Effective Date of this Order, all commercial entities in the County of Liberty that provide goods and services directly to the public must develop and implement a health and safety policy (”Policy”). The Policy must require, at a minimum, that all employees, customers, vendors and visitors, 10 years or older, wear face coverings when accessing areas of the commercial entity’s premises that involve close contact or proximity to other employees or members of the public, where six feet of separation is not feasible. Face coverings required by this Order may include, but are not limited to, surgical masks, industrial masks, homemade masks, scarfs, bandanas, or handkerchiefs. The Policy required to be developed and implemented by this Order may include implementation of other measures designed to control and reduce the transmission of COVID-19.


Commercial entities must post the Policy required by this Order in a conspicuous location sufficient to provide notice to employees, customers, vendors, and visitors of all health and safety requirements.


Failure of a commercial entity to develop, post and implement the Policy required by this Order by 12:00 a.m. on July 6, 2020 may result in a fine, not to exceed $500.00 for each violation.


You may read the entire Executive Order here:



Statewide Update

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a statewide executive order requiring Texans to wear masks or face coverings in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions.