Advisories from around the country


Georgia (March 23) — Georgia governor bans many gatherings of more than 10 people, orders shelter in place for medically fragile and Atlanta mayor signs 14 day stay-at-home order (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Delaware (March 22) — Gov. John Carney adds two modifications to state of emergency effective start March 24. Early next week, Carney and Delaware public schools will announce next steps on school closures. Gov. Carney ordered Delawareans to stay at home whenever possible and closed all nonessential businesses to help fight the spread of coronavirus March 22. These were the fourth and fifth modifications to his state of emergency declaration. The orders go into effect at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 24, until May 15 or until the public health threat is eliminated. (Dover Post)

Louisiana (March 22) — Louisiana issues statewide stay-at-home order (The Advocate)

Ohio (March 22) — Ohio issues stay-at-home order, allows only essential businesses and day cares at 6 children per room (The Columbus Dispatch)

Tennessee (March 22) — Tennessee governor orders restaurants, bars closed except for takeout and delivery; gyms closed over coronavirus (The Tennessean)

Hawaii (March 21) — Quarantine order starts Thursday for poeple entering Hawaii (The Maui News)

New Jersey (March 21) — Governor orders resident to stay home, closes more businesses (The Press of Atlantic City)

California March 20) — Gov. Gavin Newsom also has ordered Californians to stay at home. (Los Angeles Times)

Illinois (March 20) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a “shelter-in-place” order for the entire state starting Saturday, essentially commanding residents to stay in their homes (Chicago Tribune)

New York (March 20) — New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has ordered most businesses to keep all workers home and told New Yorkers to stay indoors (The New York Times)

Pennsylvania (March 20) — Tom Wolf, governor of Pennsylvania, ordered all non-“life sustaining” businesses to close physical operations at midnight on March 20.  The order will remain in effect until further notice.  Non-internet newspaper publishing is determined as a “life sustaining business” and can remain open.  View the list of businesses that may continue physical operations and the Closure Order.  As some local officials may incorrectly interpret the list of “life sustaining” businesses, we wanted you to have this information.


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