COVID - 19 Update
Dear Timpson Residents, we want to encourage every resident to take the precautions that have been recommended to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.
We are thankful that our State and Federal governments are working intently to stop this virus.
On March 13, 2020 Governor Greg Abbott Declares State of Disaster in Texas due to COVID-19
On March 20, 2020 Shelby County Judge Allison Harbison ordered a Declaration of Local State Disaster in response to the coronavirus.
On March 27, 2020 Mayor Smith ordered a City Curfew (10:00 PM - 5:00 AM) effective 10:00 PM, March 27, 2020.
Order Setting Curfew
On March 30, 2020 Shelby County Judge Allison Harbison Amended the Declaration of Local State Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency order STAY AT HOME, STAY SAFE for Shelby County.
Stay Home Order Overview
On May 5th, Govenor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-21 relating to the expansion of reopening of services as part of the
safe strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster. May 5th Executive Order
On May 12th, Govenor Greg Abbott renewed the April 12th Declaration of Disaster. May 12 Renewal
June 26, 2020 Governor Abbott issued Executive Order GA-28. GA-28 rolls back some of the reopening that has recently occurred by limiting occupancy of some businesses to no more than 50%; limiting restaurant occupancy to 50% beginning June 29, 2020; prohibiting people from visiting bars beginning at noon today; and prohibiting outdoor gatherings as follows:
“5. For any outdoor gathering in excess of 100 people, other than those set forth above in paragraph numbers 1, 2, or 4, the gathering is prohibited unless
the mayor of the city in which the gathering is held, or the county judge in the case of a gathering in an unincorporated area, approves of the gathering,
and such approval can be made subject to certain conditions or restriction not inconsistent with this executive order. June 26th Executive OrderOn July 10th, Governor Abbott extends the Statewide COVID-19 Disaster Declaration. To view the Governor's Declaration click HERE
City Hall has remained open during the pandemic and will continue to do so, however, we do ask that you refrain from entering the building if you are not feeling will or have been in contact with someone that has tested positive for COVID-19.
Wearing a mask is now required to enter the building.
THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO MONITOR THE FOLLOWING SOURCES FOR THE MOST CURRENT PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION:
World Health Organization (WHO)
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
Texas Health and Human Services encourages Texans in need of COVID-19 information and referrals to community resources to call the 2-1-1 Texas hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.