Texas Governor Greg Abbott has gone ahead and told the public that he has the Texas National Guard on the ready to assist with response efforts for COVID-19. This means that the Texas National Guard will be on standby to provide assistance when they are needed. However, Gov. Greg Abbott did state that any Texas National Guard members who are involved, such as healthcare workers and first responders, are exempt from having to be ready for Texas National Guard duty so they can continue working to serve the people of Texas in their respective fields. You can watch his declaration of this in the video below:

If you would like to read more on this, then check out the article created by Tim Griffin of KZTV Action 10 News by clicking here. During this time it is imperative that you take care of yourself not only to be healthy but to prevent those around you from getting sick. Be mindful of others when shopping and don't buy up necessary items that someone else may need simply just to hoard or hold on to it as a "just in case" measure. Make sure you wash your hands for at least 20 seconds every time you do wash your hands. Keeping clean and staying healthy are the best ways to ensure you can be coronavirus free.

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