On the 16th day of March, 2020, a Declaration of Local Disaster was issued to allow the City of Abilene to take measures to reduce the possibility of exposure to COVID-19 and promote the health and safety of Abilene residents.
Due to the substantial risks to the public, this Modified Order PROHIBITS Community Gatherings of 50 persons or more anywhere in the City of Abilene beginning at 8:00p.m. on Sunday, March 22, 2020, and continuing for so long as the Declaration of Local Disaster is in effect, or unless terminated, modified or extended by other Order. In the event the Abilene/Taylor County Public Health District confirms a positive COVID-I9 test result, this Modified Order will immediately and automatically be modified to PROHIBIT Community Gatherings of 10 persons or more anywhere in the City of Abilene beginning at 5:00 PM on the day of the announcement.
Read the full Modified Order by the Mayor of the City of Abilene