SAN ANGELO, Texas — UPDATE (1:15 p.m. March 31): The City of San Angelo Public Information Office issued this clarification Tuesday regarding the closures.
"To clarify, all public and private recreational facilities that are open to the public are closed. Personal boat docks are not closed. Hiking, biking, and walking trails may remain open but at least six feet of distance must remain between people and congregating or activities other than walking, running or biking is strictly prohibited."
All private or public recreational or entertainment facilities within Tom Green County must be closed. This includes but is not limited to all theaters, sexually-oriented businesses, skating rinks, bowling alleys, golf courses, swimming pools, dance studios, parks, playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts, beaches, public boat ramps and docks and camping areas. Hiking, biking and walking trails may remain open but at least six feet of distance must remain between people and congregating or activities other than walking, running or biking is strictly prohibited.
ORIGINAL STORY: All public parks, playgrounds, tennis courts, golf courses, etc., are closed effective immediately, according to a release from the City of San Angelo's Public Information Office.
Dr. James Vretis, Tom Green County Local Health Authority, will be issuing a order closing all public/private facilities, as well, the release stated.
Citizens are still able walk at parks, river trails and on the street, but must maintain six feet from others and must not use the described facilities to congregate.