SAN ANGELO, TX – Tom Green County Public Health Authority Dr. James Vretis has issued a control measure order that will impact the operations of all grocery and building supply stores in the city. This comes on the heels of the fifth reported case in San Angelo.
In a press release the city announced that beginning noon on Sunday the stores must comply with the following measures:
- No more than 100 customers at a time shall be allowed in the store.
- Stores may have only 1 controlled entrance into the facility that is manned by a person whose responsibility it is to ensure no more than 100 customers are present at any one time.
- Shall ensure that at all times customers are queued in such a manner that there is at least 6 feet of space between each person.
- Stores shall take extra measures to sanitize common surfaces including but not limited to carts, baskets, credit card machines, check-out lanes, restroom door handles, sink faucets.
- All employees shall ensure they maintain proper hygiene through frequent handwashing.
- Any employee who is exhibiting any symptoms of illness shall be sent home.
“A failure to follow this order shall subject you to further court action and will constitute a Class B misdemeanor pursuant to §81.087 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. Such court action may include application for a court order to authorize law enforcement to use reasonable force to secure the property, and to prevent individuals from entering the property. See §81.084(l).“
The full statement can be seen at the following link.