City of Lubbock sends out COVID-19 update for stay-at-home order

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LUBBOCK, Texas– On Monday, the City of Lubbock sent out another COVID-19 update for the city after a stay-at-home order was put in place 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

The stay-at-home order will stay in effect until April 3 at 11:59 p.m. unless it is canceled or extended, according to the city.

Key mandates in the declaration include:

  • stay-at-home other than travel for essential activities or to obtain essential goods and services
  • no public or private gatherings of any size outside a single household
  • any person who is sick or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms OR who has tested positive for COVID-19 must stay-at-home other than necessary medical or emergency care
  • no visits at nursing homes, retirement or long-term care facilities unless to provide critical assistance

Examples of when to leave home:

  • Visit a doctor, dentist or healthcare provider
  • Go to a grocery store –
  • Pick up food from restaurants –
  • Go to work at an essential business (no change from prior Declaration)
  • Pickup up pet supplies or veterinary appointments
  • Go to Home Improvement or related stores
  • Individual outdoor activities while maintaining social distance
  • Care for family members or pets at another household

The city reiterated that travel permits are not required in the city of Lubbock.

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