A Declaration of Disaster and accompanying Emergency Orders have been signed by Mayor Larry Spears Jr. which will become effective at 11:59 pm, March 26, 2020.
The City of Orange feels fortunate that there are minimal positive cases of COVID-19 in Southeast Texas, but believes this declaration and emergency orders will assist in the area-wide effort to limit the public’s exposure to COVID-19. Citizens are encouraged to read the entirety of the Declaration of Disaster and Emergency Orders
>Additional information concerning the Declaration of Disaster and accompanying Emergency Orders may be found here.
Outlined are businesses that may be open and those that must close, a 24-hour curfew for youth under 17, and a prohibition against artificially raising prices on a set list of items.
>City officials and Emergency Management are continuing to monitor the situation and will post updates when available.