Chambers County Judge Jimmy Sylvia has issued an executive "Stay Safe" order effective 11:59 p.m. March 24, 2020, through 11:59 p.m. April 3, 2020.
"All individuals currently living within Chambers County are ordered to stay
at their place of residence except for Essential Activities as defined in this
order. For the purposes of this Order, residence includes homes, hotels,
motels, shared rentals, and similar facilities. To the extent individuals are
using shared or outdoor spaces, they must at all times as reasonably as
possible maintain social distancing of at least six feet from any other person
when they are outside their residence. All persons may leave their
residences only for Essential Activities, or to provide or perform Essential
Governmental Functions, or to operate Essential Business, all as defined in
All businesses operating within Chambers County, except Essential
Businesses as defined below in Section 2, are required to cease all activities
at facilities located within the County. For clarity, businesses may continue
operations consisting exclusively of employees or contractors performing
activities at their own residences (i.e., working from home). To the greatest
extent possible, all Essential Businesses shall comply with the Social
Distancing Guidelines attached, including maintaining six-foot social
distancing for both employees and the general public."
View the attached PDF for detailed information.