Gov. Greg Abbott announced March 2 that the state's mask mandate will lift March 10.
Here is a breakdown of what happened, how decisions were made and how vaccine distribution is moving forward in Williamson County.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced March 2 that mask mandates and business capacity restrictions will be lifted in Texas.
With vaccine distribution increasing, Gov. Greg Abbott said "people and businesses don't need the state telling them how to operate." Some local officials are pushing back, saying the relaxed restrictions are coming too early.
The county has also started mobile vaccine operations.
Williamson County has not yet taken any formal legal action.
Here are the latest coronavirus updates from Williamson County.
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This is the largest number of weekly doses distributors in the county has collectively received.
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Four campuses will not resume on-campus operations Feb. 24 due to damages resulting from Winter Storm Uri.
Officials said the county will prioritize individuals who were scheduled to receive a vaccine during the week of Feb. 15 before offering appointments to waitlisted individuals.
Individuals and businesses who sustained losses during the winter storm are eligible for federal assistance, according to a Texas Disaster Declaration approved
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Gov. Abbott: Texas is working with federal, local agencies to offer financial relief, resources to residents impacted by winter storms
Gov. Greg Abbott said the state continues to prioritize four main areas of concern: power, water, supplies and fuel production.
Those without power in the 78660 ZIP code region can report outages by calling 888-313-4747.
Officials with the Texas electric grid manager also said they are preparing for state and federal reviews of this week's power outages.