By Brian Roth and Lili Zheng
Face coverings will be required in all Tarrant County businesses, the county judge announced Thursday, mirroring measures taken across the state amid a “massive” spike in COVID-19 infections.
Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley said the countywide executive order will go into effect at 6 p.m. Friday. The order will be in effect through 6 a.m. Aug. 3 and also applies to outdoor gatherings of 100 people or more.
Read the Executive Order in its entirety HERE.
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[Editor’s Note: Yes, it’s basically a law for all citizens and store owners in Tarrant County to wear masks in public. Businesses have been encouraged to refuse service to patrons who are not wearing face protection.]