Local and State Government Response

County Disaster Declaration

On March 26th, 2020, Taylor County experienced its first positive case of COVID-19.  Due to this, the Taylor County Commissioners’ Court implemented their Declaration of Local State of Disaster, and declared a Public Health Emergency.

Taylor County Disaster Declaration 3-26-20

Taylor County Declaration of Disaster Extension 3-31-20

Taylor County Declaration of Disaster Extension 4-28-20

Taylor County Declaration of Disaster Resolution 5-1-20

Taylor County Declaration of Disaster Extension 5-26-20

Since it began, Taylor County and the City of Abilene have been working to take appropriate measures to limit the spread COVID-19.

State of Texas Plan to Reopen Businesses

Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-18 Relating to the Expanded Reopening of Services 5-1-20

Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-21 Relating to the Expanded Reopening of Services

Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-23 Relating to Expanded Opening of Texas 5-18-20

To read the Governor’s full phased approach to reopen Texas, please click here.