COVID-19 Reopening Checklists

Minimum Recommended Health Protocols (PDFs)

In accordance with Governor Abbott’s Executive Orders GA-23, GA-21, and GA-18, the following are the minimum recommended health protocols for Texas.

Effective May 1, 2020

•    Protocols for Individuals (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for all Employers (revised 5/5/2020)

•    Protocols for Retailers (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Retail Customers (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Restaurants (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Restaurant Customers (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Movie Theaters (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Movie Theater Customers (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Museums and Libraries (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Museum and Library Visitors (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Outdoor Sport Participants (revised 5/5/2020)

•    Protocols for Churches and Places of Worship (revised 5/5/2020)

•    Protocols for Single Person Offices (revised 5/5/2020)

•    Special Guidance for Texans Over 65 (revised 5/5/2020)

Effective May 5, 2020

•    Protocols for Churches and Places of Worship Attendees (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Wedding Reception Venues

•    Protocols for Wedding Reception Attendees (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Wedding Venues

•    Protocols for Wedding Attendees (revised 5/18/2020)

Effective May 8, 2020

•    Protocols for Nail Salons and Shops

•    Protocols for Nail Salon Customers

•    Protocols for Parks, Beaches, and Bodies of Water (including swimming pools) (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Tanning Salons

•    Protocols for Tanning Salon Customers

•    Protocols for Barber Shops

•    Protocols for Barber Shop Customers

•    Protocols for Cosmetology Salons and Hair Salons

•    Protocols for Cosmetology Salons and Hair Salon Customers

Effective May 18, 2020

•    Protocols for Manufacturers (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for All Office-Based Employees (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for All Office-Based Employers (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Gyms and Exercise Facilities (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Gym and Exercise Facility Patrons (revised 5/18/2020)

•    Protocols for Child Care Centers

•    Protocols for Child Care Families

•    Protocols for Massage, Personal-Care, and Beauty Services

•    Protocols for Massage, Personal-Care, and Beauty Customers

•    Protocols for Youth Clubs

•    Protocols for Youth Club Participants

Effective May 22, 2020

•    Protocols for Bars

•    Protocols for Bar Patrons

•    Protocols for Bowling Alleys, Bingo Halls, Simulcasting, and Skating Rinks

•    Protocols for Bowling, Bingo, Simulcasting, and Skating Customers

•    Protocols for Rodeo/Equestrian Events

•    Protocols for Zoos, Aquariums, and Natural Caverns

•    Protocols for Zoo, Aquarium, Natural Cavern Visitors

Effective May 31, 2020

•    Protocols for Day Youth Camp Operators

•    Protocols for Day Youth Camp Families

•    Protocols for Overnight Youth Camp Operators

•    Protocols for Overnight Youth Camp Families

•    Protocols for Professional Sports without In-Person Spectators

•    Protocols for Youth Sports Operators

•    Protocols for Youth Sports Families