COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information & City Announcements

The City of Whitewright is monitoring the potential impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Please visit the CDC's website for more information or visit the Texas Department of State Health Services website.  Please check this page regularly for updates.


Executive Order GA-34 relating to the opening of Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster (March 31, 2021)


A proclamation renewing the declaration stating that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) poses an imminent threat of disaster for all counties in Texas. (July 10, 2020)


Executive Order GA-29 relating to the use of face coverings during the COVID- 19 disaster (July 2, 2020)


Governor Abbott Announces Temporary Pause Of Additional Reopening Phases (June 25, 2020)


Executive Order GA-21: Relating to the expanded reopening of services as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster. (May 5, 2020)


Texans Helping Texans: The Governor's Report to Open Texas (April 27, 2020)


Governor's Executive Order GA-18: Relating to the expanded reopening of services as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster. (April 27, 2020)


Governor’s Executive Order GA-14 Relating to statewide continuity of essential services aid activities during the COVID-19 disaster. (March 31, 2020)


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Announcements

The City of Whitewright encourages employees and the public to adhere to virus mitigation guidelines from the CDC to reduce their risk of exposure to COVID-19. These guidelines include hand washing, avoiding public places while sick, and social distancing.

Distancing helps prevent the spread of COVID-19 via human transmission by limiting the opportunities for people to be in close contact. Because COVID-19 is most commonly spread through the air by coughing or sneezing, close personal contact by touch, or touching an object or surface with the virus on it, minimizing contact with other individuals and frequent handwashing are important steps in reducing the risk of disease transmission.