What is the City of Sugar Land doing?



  • Dr. Joe Anzaldua, Sugar Land’s public health authority, continues to work closely with local, state and Federal health officials responding to the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19.
  • The city has created this webpage to provide information resources for citizens. The authoritative resources for official information continue to be local health departments, the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control.
  • Sugar Land’s public health authority and emergency management professionals are participating in daily briefings with the state to ensure we have the latest information.
  • We have activated our Emergency Operations Center, and we’re currently at an elevated readiness level.
  • The city is updating and reviewing emergency management protocols to ensure continuity of operations.
  • We’ve implemented community mitigation measures such as suspending service at bars, limiting restaurant operations, closing the rec center and senior center and canceling city sponsored events and activities.

Safely and strategically restarting and revitalizing all aspects of the Lone Star State—work, school, entertainment, and culture.

The city of Sugar Land is abiding by the provisions of the Governor’s Strike Force to Open Texas.

Update: Effective May 18

These services are subject to recommended minimum standard health protocols outlined by DSHS. These protocols are available on the Open Texas webpage.

Effective May 22

  • Bars
  • Bowling Alleys, Bingo Halls, Simulcasting, Skating Rinks
  • Rodeo / Equestrian Events
  • Zoos, Aquariums, Natural Caverns

Effective May 31

  • Day Youth Camp Operators
  • Overnight Youth Camp Operators
  • Professional Sports Without In-Person Spectators

More on previously approved openings, guidelines, and information on the Governor’s Strike Force to Open Texas is available at: gov.texas.gov/organization/opentexas 


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  1. Additional Information including County and State Orders

    May 18

    May 5
    April 27

    April 22
    April 17
    April 12

    April 1
    March 29
    March 24
    March 19
    March 17
    • Mayoral Order issued and ratified by City Council to restrict restaurants and other food establishments to take-out, delivery or drive-through services only and close bars and other establishments that serve alcohol to close (including nightclubs, lounges, taverns or arcades and private clubs).
    March 13
    • City Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency