FAQ for Limited Shelter in Place

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The City of Odessa's main priority is to keep our citizens safe. Many of you have questions about the limited shelter-in-place that has been put into effect. We've tried to list the most common questions we have received. We are continually adding answers. If you have a question you don't see here, please email it to webmaster@odessa-tx.gov and we will do our best to answer.

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • Does the shelter-in-place order mean we are under a Lockdown? Are we allowed to leave our homes? Can we go in or out of the city?

  • How do I prove that I am allowed to be outside?

  • Is there a curfew in relation to the shelter in place?

  • What businesses are allow to stay open during the shelter in place?

  • What types of businesses must close during the shelter in place?

  • Will automotive dealerships stay open?