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Bulverde Extends Disaster Declaration, Closes Some Businesses

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Bulverde Extends Disaster Declaration, Closes Some Businesses

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Bulverde's city council confirmed and extended the Declaration of Local Disaster issued by Mayor Bill Krawietz last week through May 12 and issued an emergency order closing hair salons, nail salons, barbershops and other businesses offering cosmetic services. Image of Bulverde City Hall courtesy of bulverdetx.gov.

The City of Bulverde yesterday issued tougher measures to fight COVID-19 after Comal County confirmed that a resident of Oak Village Neighborhood tested positive for the disease.

The county said in a press release today that an individual in their eighties visited a Bulverde H-E-B and Walmart between March 10 and March 16. To learn more, click here.

It’s the first confirmed case of “community spread” or non-travel related illness in Comal County.

Bulverde’s city council confirmed and extended the Declaration of Local Disaster issued by Mayor Bill Krawietz last week through May 12 and issued an emergency order closing hair salons, nail salons, barbershops and other businesses offering cosmetic services.

The city said social-distancing protocols are either ineffective or impracticable for these businesses. The order goes into effect at 11:50 p.m. Friday, March 27.

To read the emergency order click here. To read the emergency declaration, click here.

The city already had restricted private and public gatherings in accordance with state and federal orders. To review those rules, click here.

 

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