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HOOD COUNTY RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES - OCCUPANCY NOTICE

Hood County Residents and Businesses
 
Due to the high number of COVID-19 hospitalized patients in Trauma Service Area E (which includes Hood County) , as of December 8, 2020, all restaurants, retail stores, office buildings, manufacturing facilities, gyms and exercise facilities and classes, museums, and libraries in all counties in Trauma Service Area E are required to return to maximum 50 percent occupancy levels as directed under, Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-32 dated Wednesday, October 7, 2020.
 
Per the GA-32- any Trauma Service Area that has had seven consecutive days in which the number of COVID-19 hospitalized patients as a percentage of total hospital capacity exceeds 15 percent, until such time as the Trauma Service Area has seven consecutive days in which the number of COVID-19 hospitalized patients as a percentage of total hospital capacity is 15 percent or less.
 
Trauma Service Area E includes the following counties:

  • Collin County                                   Cooke County
  • Dallas County                                   Denton County
  • Ellis County                                       Erath County
  • Fannin County                                  Grayson County
  • Hood County                                    Hunt County
  • Johnson County                               Kaufman County
  • Navarro County                                Palo Pinto County
  • Parker County                                  Rockwall County
  • Somervell County                            Tarrant County
  • Wise County
Additionally, all licensed hospitals in the Trauma Service Area are required to discontinue elective surgeries as set forth in Executive Order GA-31. The Health and Human Services Commission, the agency responsible for regulating hospitals in Texas, is separately providing notice directly to affected hospitals notifying them of the requirement to discontinue elective surgeries located in Trauma Service Area E.
You can find additional information at the following websites
https://www.dshs.texas.gov/ga3031/
https://www.tabc.texas.gov/coronavirus/
 

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