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San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff prepare before Tuesday night's COVID-19 briefing.
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Businesses and city services for workers continued to adjust throughout the coronavirus crisis. As restrictions on the community changed to reflect current health conditions, businesses expanded hours, offered new retail services and looked for more employees.

On Friday, June 19, Bexar County began offering masks to businesses they could use to comply with County Judge Nelson Wolff's new executive order mandating businesses require customers to wear masks or a facial covering while in their establishments.

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The coronavirus threat has people racing to stockpile groceries and other basic necessities, resulting in crowded aisles, long lines, product shortages and even fights at stores across the country. What's the situation in San Antonio? Is panic buying based on rumors or reality?