WATCH: The Real Reason Tom Green County Parks Are Closed
SAN ANGELO, TX -- It's been estimated that over the weekend Tom Green County parks saw more than 2,000 people.
When the crowds left parks such as Pugh Park in Christoval were littered with trash. The trash along with the inability to practice social distancing raised plenty of concerns for Tom Green County officials who made the decision on Thursday morning to shut down Tom Green County parks.
Watch as Tom Green County Local Health Authority Dr. James Vretis discusses what went into the decision to shut down the parks, and the crowds not from Tom Green County that played a role in the decision.