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We've been getting a lot of questions about curfews and other information that is needed to perform essential tasks around town.


  • The City of Texas City is NOT adding or enforcing a curfew, other than
    the juvenile curfew that is already in place that states persons 16 years of age or younger need to be home by 11:30pm, 7 days a week.
  • You can travel within the city to perform essential tasks without the use of special placards or notices stating that you are an essential employee.


The Texas City Dike will remain open with no entrance fee needed. Simply practice the 6ft social distancing rule.

Remember to use official information from us or our other trusted partners, wash your hands and stay safe.

Friendly reminder regarding the recent Order to Stay Home 

We are encouraging citizens to stay at home as much as possible.

  • You may continue to perform essential activities under the circumstances that you follow social distancing. 
  • You may travel within the City to perform essential functions without any special notice or placard. 
  • REPEAT- No special notice or placard is needed to travel within the city

As always we ask that you use your best judgment and practice safe and healthy habits. 

This order goes into effect March 24, 2020 at 11:59 pm - April 3, 2020 at 11:59 pm. 

Galveston County has issued an executive order asking the public to stay at home effective March 24, 2020 at 11:59pm ending April 3, 2020 at 11:59 pm. 

This is a legal order and we are asking the public to voluntarily comply with this order for your safety and the safety of others. This means you are free to move around the City, please note that no re-entry cards are needed. You are allowed to leave the home to do essential activities like, go to work, the grocery store and to seek medical attention if needed. If you are out of the home, remember to always use social distancing and practice healthy habits like washing your hands and sanitizing surfaces if possible. 

Your City is working diligently for you, department information can be found here.

Let's all do our part. Let's stay at home Texas City.

Due to the large amount of speculation regarding COVID-19, this is a reminder to rely on OFFICIAL sources for accurate information.

Help control the spread of rumors by sharing this page: fema.gov/coronavirus-rumor-control

Sign up for the latest updates, localized information and rumor control from your local & state officials. Register for Texas City's emergency alerts at MyTCAlerts.com.

You can always find the latest updates from federal agencies at: coronavirus.gov

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