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Coronavirus in Texas

Citing social responsibility, many churches and businesses deemed essential are closing anyway

“This is the only way to be sure that we’re not making everybody sicker,” said one restaurant general manager. “We wanted to be able to be an example.”

Memorial Church of Christ in Houston.
Preaching Minister David Duncan says prayer during a livestreamed service in Houston.
A church service at Memorial Church of Christ in Houston.
In compliance with state and Austin ordinances, Brentwood Social House cut its hours of operation, closed its dine-in services and asked customers to order and wait outside the coffee shop. March 23, 2020.
Brentwood Social House owner Suzanne Daniels tapes store hours and instructions on how to order on the store's front door. The coffee shop cut its hours of operation, closed its dine-in services and asked its customers to order and wait outside the coffee shop to comply with state and local ordinances. March 23, 2020.
Brentwood Social House barista Kori Pikston takes an order to a customer waiting in their car. The coffee shop cut its hours of operation, closed its dine-in services and asked its customers to order and wait outside the coffee shop to comply with state and local ordinances. March 23, 2020.
Brentwood Social House owner, Suzanne Daniels. speaks with her employees. The coffee shop has cut its hours of operation, closed its dine-in services and asked its customers to order and wait outside the coffee shop to comply with state and local ordinances. March 23, 2020.

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