News

Jun 29

Office Of The Governor, UT Head Football Coach Tom Herman Release New COVID-19 PSA: “The Power of Teamwork”

The Office of the Governor and University of Texas Head Football Coach Tom Herman today released a new public service announcement (PSA) titled, "The Power of Teamwork."

Press Release

Jun 29

Governor Abbott, HHSC Extend Deadline For Pandemic Food Benefits For Families Affected By COVID-19 School Closures

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is extending the application deadline for the federal Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer program (P-EBT) to July 31.

Press Release

Jun 26

Governor Abbott Secures Extension Of Federally-Supported COVID-19 Testing Sites In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the federal government has granted his request to extend operations of Community Based Testing Sites across Texas.

Press Release

Jun 26

Governor Abbott Takes Executive Action To Contain Spread Of COVID-19

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order limiting certain businesses and services as part of the state’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Proclamation

Jun 26

Governor Abbott Takes Executive Action To Contain Spread Of COVID-19

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order limiting certain businesses and services as part of the state’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Press Release

Jun 25

Governor Abbott Announces Temporary Pause Of Additional Reopening Phases

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the State of Texas will pause any further phases to open Texas as the state responds to the recent increase in positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

Press Release

Jun 25

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Expanding Hospital Capacity

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order to ensure hospital bed availability for COVID-19 patients as Texas faces an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

Press Release

Jun 24

Governor Abbott, TDEM To Provide Free Masks To All Texans Who Are Tested At State-Run COVID-19 Mobile Testing Sites

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), in partnership with the Texas Military Department, will begin distributing 3-ply surgical masks to every Texan who undergoes COVID-19 testing at state-run mobile test collection sites.

Press Release