Skip to main content
Coronavirus in Texas

Federal appeals court says Texas doesn’t have to give geriatric inmates hand sanitizer for now

The order temporarily blocks a lower court’s ruling that would have gone into effect Oct. 14 and forced Texas to provide more protective measures against the coronavirus at a geriatric prison.

Birds fly overhead at the Hilltop prison unit in Gatesville, Texas, Nov. 25, 2019.

Informed voters, strong democracy with your help

Yes, I'll donate today

Explore related story topics

Courts Criminal justice Health care