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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Cleburne issues new order for community to Stay Safe At Home


Mayor Scott Cain has issued Order No. 6, which mandates residents stay safe at home.

The Mayor signed the order on Friday, March 27, and it goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on March 28. The Order asks residents to stay in their homes, except for essential outings. These efforts are aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19.

People may leave the house for the following activities:

  • To and from work
  • To obtain food, groceries, household consumer products, and supplies to work from home
  • Healthcare needs
  • To care for a family or pet in another home
  • For exercise, as long as you can comply with the social distancing requirement of six-feet

The order also introduces a list of essential retail, any retail not on the list is prohibited.

Essential retail includes:

  • Food service providers
  • Grocery stores
  • Warehouse stores
  • Gas stations
  • Convenience stores
  • Home improvement stores
  • Pawn shops and gun stores
  • Stores that sell food products or household staples
  • Pet supply stores
  • Laundromats, dry cleaners, laundry service providers
  • Business that ships directly to residences
  • Automotive related business
  • Businesses that supply products for people working from home
  • Home repair/maintenance
  • Hotels

The order also introduces the prohibition of all elective medical procedures in Cleburne, prohibits non-essential visitors from nursing homes, prohibits public and private events, and outlines what someone should do if they test positive for coronavirus. It also continues regulations introduced in past orders.

Read the order here

Get more information about what the City of Cleburne is doing during the COVID-19 pandemic

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