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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Cleburne Order No. 10 updates regulations to follow governor’s Open Texas plan


Mayor Scott Cain has issued Order No. 10, which updates local regulations to align with Gov. Greg Abbott’s latest plan to Open Texas through the COVID-19 pandemic.

As outlined in Executive Order No. GA-21, the governor is allowing hair salons, barbershops, nail salons cosmetology businesses, tanning salons, and swimming pools, to open on May 8 with certain restrictions.

Beginning May 18, offices in office buildings, non-essential manufacturing, and gyms and fitness facilities can open.

Guidelines for cosmetology businesses

  • One customer per stylist
  • Appointments only is recommended
  • If allowing walk-ins, customers may wait inside only if they are 6-feet apart
  • Wearing facemasks for stylists and customers is strongly recommended

Guidelines for gyms and exercise facilities

  • Gyms may not operate at more than 25-percent capacity (this doesn’t include outside activity)
  • Showers and locker rooms must remain closed
  • Equipment must be disinfected after each use
  • Customers must wear gloves that cover fingers
  • Must maintain 6-foot social distancing inside the gym
  • Customer-brought equipment, like a yoga mat, must be disinfected before and after use

Guidelines for non-essential manufacturing

  • Manufacturers may open with a 25-percent occupancy limitation and staggered workforce, if necessary.
  • Manufacturing employees must maintain 6-foot separation.  If not possible, the employer must use controls like Plexi-glass between work stations
  • Businesses located in office buildings may open to either five employees or 25 percent of the workforce, whichever is greater, provided that employees maintain appropriate social distancing.

See Cleburne’s Order No. 10

See Gov. Abbott’s Order No. GA-21

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