Governor Issues ‘Shelter in Place’ Executive Order

You can read the executive order here.

“All persons may leave their homes or place of residence only for Essential Activities, Essential Government Functions, or to operate Essential Business and Operations” Essential Businesses include:

  • Stores that sell groceries and medicine
  • Food, beverage and agriculture, including marijuana dispensaries/growers and animal shelters
  • Charity/social service orgs like food banks
  • Media
  • Gas stations, bike shops
  • Banks, currency exchanges
  • Hardware stores
  • Trades like plumbing, electricians, exterminators, movers
  • Mail and shipping services
  • Education (provided 6 ft. social distancing followed)
  • Laundrymats/drycleaners
  • Restaurants (for takeout)
  • Stores with work-from-home goods
  • Transportation/transit (including Ubers)
  • Home-based care
  • Residential facilities
  • “Professional services” (legal, accounting, real estate)
  • Day care centers
  • Manufacturers
  • “Critical union” operations
  • Hotels
  • Funeral services

Click here for more information about “essential businesses”