House Orders Face Mask Mandates After GOP Texas Sen. Louie Gohmert Tests Positive For COVID-19Speaker Nancy Pelosi and officials at the Capitol issued broad new face covering requirements Wednesday after a Republican member of Congress from Texas tested positive for the coronavirus.
Denton City Council Extends Face Coverings Order Through August For Essential BusinessesThe Denton City Council voted that essential businesses in the city must continue to require all employees and customers to wear face masks.
UNT Researchers: Mask Mandates Helping Slow Spread Of CoronavirusA new report from the UNT Health Science Center found masks may help Texas avoid another shutdown.
Walmart And Sam's Club Will Start Requiring U.S. Customers To Wear Masks In StoresNext week Walmart, the nation's largest retailer, will start requiring that customers at all of its U.S. stores wear face masks.
Court Dismisses Appeal Of Texas GOP, Upholding Houston's Refusal To Host In-Person ConventionMonday morning the Texas Supreme Court upheld the City of Houston's refusal to allow the state Republican convention to hold in-person events due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Growing Number Of Texas Sheriffs Refuse To Enforce Governor Abbott's Face Mask RequirementA growing number of sheriffs in Texas say they are refusing to follow a recent executive order requiring face masks in public. Governor Greg Abbott's mandate aims to slow the spread of coronavirus, as cases in the state soar.
Mayor Threatens To Shut Down Texas GOP Convention If COVID-19 Rules ViolatedHouston Mayor Sylvester Turner wants the Texas Republican Party to cancel their upcoming in-person convention in the city -- in favor of a virtual one.
City To Launch “Mask Up Lewisville” Awareness CampaignThe City of Lewisville is launching the “Mask Up Lewisville” awareness campaign to encourage residents to wear a mask or facial covering while in public.
County Judge In Texas Says Man Slapped His Hand After Urging Him To Wear Mask At Lowe'sThe man was berating a cashier at a Lowe’s for requiring him to wear a mask, when Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff intervened.
Largest Children's Hospital In The US Admits Adults As Virus Cases Soar In TexasTexas Children's Hospital said it was admitting adult patients across its campuses to free up more hospital bed space in the Houston area.
Gov. Greg Abbott Implores Texans To Wear Masks: 'It Will Keep Texas Open'Disturbed by the recent uptick of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in Texas, Governor Greg Abbott urged Texans to follow CDC guidelines and wear a mask.
Coronavirus In Texas: Whole Foods To Offer Free, Disposable Masks For CustomersWithin the next week, Whole Foods will offer free disposable masks to all customers.