The city of Breckenridge and Stephens County issued orders for all residents to shelter in place. The order is to combat the COVID-19 virus and became active at midnight on March 24.
Due to the pandemic of COVID-19, Stephens County will have modifications to the local judicial system. These modifications include suspension of court proceedings, motions and trials.
Law enforcement is in contact with the public daily. With COVID-19, there are plenty of ways the virus can spread, but law enforcement is taking a practical approach to preventing the spread.
County and city officials have traveled the community offering insight and preparedness for COVID-19. The effort is an attempt to educate citizens on the severity of the virus.
Due to the executive order from Governor Greg Abbott, Stephens County will see an impact on various items around the town.