Friday, June 26
FAQ’s – Governors Executive Orders & City of Dallas Emergency Regulations
Comparison of Governors Orders with City Emergency Regulations


Friday, June 19

Businesses will require customers to wear face masks / face coverings to be worn inside businesses or face a fine of up to $500.

Face mask order will remain in place through 11:59 p.m. Aug. 4, unless extended, modified or terminated early.

Monday, June 15
Press Release – Dallas County Emergency Business Assistance Program
FAQ’s – Dallas County Emergency Business Assistance

Monday, June 1

  • Public school districts may offer on-campus summer school programs
  • Private schools and institutions of higher education may reopen campuses

Sunday, May 31

  • Professional basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, football, and car racing events, with no spectators physically present on the premises of the venue, as approved on a league-by-league basis
  • Youth camps
  • Practices for youth sports programs, provided, however, that games and similar competitions may not begin until June 15

Friday, May 29

  • Outdoor areas of zoos that operate at up to 25% of the normal operating limits as determined by the zoo owner

Friday, May 22

  • Restaurants may operate at up to 50% of the total listed occupancy (increased from 25%)
  • Bars may open at up to 25% of the total listed occupancy
  • Aquariums, natural caverns and similar facilities (excluding zoos) may open at up to 25% of the total listed occupancy
  • Bowling alleys, bingo halls, simulcast racing, and skating rinks may operate at up to 25% of the total listed occupancy
  • Rodeos and equestrian events may operate at up to 25 percent of the total listed occupancy
  • Drive-in concerts, under guidelines that facilitate appropriate social distancing and generally require spectators to remain in their vehicles
  • Amateur sporting events (i) at which there is no access to the general public allowed; and (ii) for which all participants have tested negative for COVID-19 prior to the event, are quarantined for the duration of the event, are temperature-checked and monitored for symptoms daily, and are tested again for COVID-19 at the end of the event

May 18

  • Services provided by office workers in offices may reopen up to the greater of (i) 10 employees, or (ii) 25% of the workforce, provided employees maintain appropriate social distancing
  • Massage establishments
  • Tattoo studios, piercing studios, hair removal services and hair loss treatment and growth services
  • Child-care services

OPEN TEXAS CHECKLISTS

Additional details on reopenings and guidelines can be found at https://gov.texas.gov/organization/opentexas.