Previously Ector County announced that semi private pools including hotel and apartment pools must remain closed.

In an announcement this afternoon County Commissioner Eddy Shelton announced that the semi private pools could now open. This includes hotels and apartment complex.

According to a release, pools that are opening must follow these requirements:

Promoting Behaviors that prevent the spread of COVID-19

Hand Hygiene, Respiratory Etiquette and Adequate Supplies

Encouraging all staff, patrons, and swimmers to wash their hands often and cover their coughs and sneezes.

The facility must provide or require the visitor to have hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol with them while in the pool area. Once the individual exits the water they are required to sanitize their hands before touching any objects.

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