Fort Bend County Judge K.P. George has ordered and issued a Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency effective as of midnight tonight and is in effect until 11:59 pm on April 1, 2020 unless otherwise modified. This applies to all incorporated and unincorporated areas of Fort Bend County.
Fort Bend County has prepared for and responded to its spread as strongly as possible in order to protect the health of our residents. However, minimizing the spread of COVID-19 is something that government officials cannot do alone.
What does this mean for the City of Fulshear?
Restaurants may now only provide take out, delivery, or drive-through services. Specifically, as stated in the declaration:
a) Restaurants with or without drive-in or drive-through services and microbreweries, micro distilleries, or wineries may only provide take out, delivery, or drive-through services as allowed by law.
b) Bars, nightclubs, lounges, taverns, or arcades and private clubs shall close.
We understand that this declaration by Fort Bend County Judge K.P. George has financial impacts on our businesses and our citizens, however, for your safety and the safety of others, we must abide by this declaration by law.
We encourage you to shop local and utilize our businesses willingness to carry-out or complete curb side pick-up. We all must work together to get through this unprecedented event in our city, county, state and country.
For a list of (ever growing) businesses in your city wanting to help during this crisis, please follow this link: https://tinyurl.com/robo6x2 on Facebook. All businesses listed have an individual link to their Facebook page and we are updating the list as they come in.
For a copy of the Declaration, please click here
For questions regarding this declaration please contact Fort Bend County Judge K.P. George FBC.Judge@fortbendcountytx.gov or by calling 281-341-8608.
Stay Strong, Stay Safe Fulshear. We will all get through this together.