State of Emergency, Nursing Homes, Reopening

This report captures the shifting state, territorial and local government policies and guidance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and reopening of the economy in the US by tracking public information from official sources, such as gubernatorial comments, executive actions and guidance.

The following states have new or updated information: Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Hereinafter, for ease of reference, the term “state” will refer to all US states, territories and the District of Columbia.

Note: Bold text denotes new or updated information.

  • Stay at home order expired on April 26

  • Safer at home order expired on June 1, Coloradans are now strongly encouraged to stay home but not mandated to do so

  • Executive Order D-2020-079 Extending Safer at Home Order to June 1 with Some Amendments (see here)

  • Executive Order D-2020-044 issued on April 27 and will expire in 30 days, phasing in some reopening components for noncritical businesses (see here)

  • New EO includes social distancing measures and directs certain populations to continue sheltering in place

  • Non-critical offices can reopen on May 4 if implementing best practices and lower density

  • Best practices for businesses available on COVID-19 webpage (see here)

  • Colorado will join the Western Coalition (Washington, Oregon, California, and Nevada) as of April 27

  • Gubernatorial announcement of the establishment of deadlines for re-opening decisions to be made (see here)

    • Governor will decide by May 25 whether to open ski resorts, summer camps, and restaurants (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Increased Testing Capacity (see here)

  • Executive Order D-2020-080 Allowing Elective Surgeries and Procedures under Certain Conditions (see here)

  • Executive Order D-2020-091 Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors (see here)

    • Still prohibits gatherings of 10+ people

    • Any businesses that must remain closed must be specifically identified by Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

  • Department of Public Health and Environment Announcement Calling for Industry Input on Reopening Guidelines (see here)

  • Reopening Guidance for Short-term Rentals (see here)

  • Draft guidance for re-opening houses of worship (see here)

  • Draft guidance on re-opening personal recreation facilities (see here)

  • Draft guidance on re-opening outdoor recreational facilities (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement of draft “Protect Our Neighbors” guidelines to amend Safer at Home Order (see here)

  • Guidance for Residential Care Facilities Outdoor Visitation (see here)

  • Executive Order allowing elective and voluntary surgeries to resume (see here)

  • Executive Order extending amended safer at home order until July 30 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement outlining “Protect Our Neighbors” reopening phase (see here)

  • Executive Order extending state of emergency for 30 days (see here)

  • Executive Order requiring masks in public indoor spaces (see here)

  • Executive Order prohibiting alcohol sales after 10 pm to promote social distancing (see here)

  • Executive Order amending previous order clarifying only alcohol sales for on premise consumption are prohibited after 10:00 pm (see here)

  • Executive Order extending previous order allowing voluntary and elective surgeries with certain public health guidelines in place (see here)

  • Executive Order extending state of emergency for thirty days and providing additional funding to respond to the pandemic (see here)

  • Executive Order extending “Protect Our Neighbors” reopening phase for thirty days (see here)

  • Executive Order Regarding November Election Operations (see here)

  • Executive Order Extending Utilities Relief (see here)

  • Executive Order extending and amending previous order requiring face coverings (see here)

  • Executive Order extending certain relaxed regulations at correctional facilities in response to COVID-19 (see here)

  • Executive Order extending previous order relaxing regulations for Medicaid Home Health services (see here)

  • Executive Order extending previous order allowing for elective surgeries to continue (see here)

  • Stay at Home order expired on May 20, residents must remain home unless participating in one of the allowed activities (expanded as of May 20)

  • Executive Order 7H Coordinated Response (see here)

  • Governor announced members of Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group on April 23 (see here)

  • The state will act in conjunction with the other Northeastern Coalition states (New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts)

  • Some businesses could begin reopening as early as May 4-7 if hospitalizations continue to decline (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement of a Meeting of the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing State Beaches to Open Beginning Memorial Day Weekend (see here)

  • Guidance for Dental Offices Considering Expanding Operations Beyond Emergency Care to Include Non-Urgent and Elective Procedures During the COVID-19 Pandemic (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Coordinating with Rhode Island to Align Hair Salon and Barber Shop Reopenings in Early June (see here)

  • Restaurants and Retail Stores Begin to Reopen (see here)

  • Executive Order allowing barber shops to open beginning June 1 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding the Establishment of the Connecticut Municipal Coronavirus Relief Fund Program (see here)

  • Executive Order 7WW Regarding A Technical Clarification on Ballot Petitioning Process; Alcohol Service by Caterers (see here)

  • Release of Phase 2 business guidelines to be implemented on June 17:

  • Executive Order outlining mandatory 14 day quarantine for travelers (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement outlining guidelines for the 2020-2021 school year (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement of state plan to assist renters and homeowners in response to COVID-19 (see here)

  • Executive Order modifying minimum service hours for private, non-medical institutions (see here)

  • Executive Order mandating a 14 day self-quarantine for travelers coming from certain states (see here)

  • Executive Order resuming deadlines in child protection matters (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement of expansion of regional travel advisory to include additional states (see here)

  • Executive Order requiring documentation of medical conditions for any individuals refusing to wear a mask for that reason (see here)

  • Stay at Home order expired on May 31 (see here)

  • The governor has released guidelines for reopening in three phases (see here)

  • The state will act in conjunction with the other Northeastern Coalition states (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts)

  • Best practices for businesses are available on COVID-19 webpage (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Interim Steps Allowing Small Businesses to Expand Services with Social Distancing (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement extending stay at home order until May 31 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Working Groups which will Plan Safe Return to School Buildings (see here)

  • 18th Modification to State of Emergency Concerning Communities of Worship (see here)

  • Updated Guidance for Communities of Worship (see here)

  • Delaware’s Reopening Plan and Guidance for Phase 1 (see here)

  • Emergency Order Modification allowing youth sports activities and certain personal services to resume in-person services on June 22 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement delaying start date of Phase 3 (see here)

  • Modification to Emergency Order closing bars and implementing protections for renters facing eviction due to COVID-19 (see here)

  • Declaration extending state of emergency until August 6 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement of school reopening guidelines (see here)

  • Modification to State Emergency Order allowing driver’s education classes to resume for in-person instruction and senior centers to re-open (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement allowing schools to open with a mix of in-person and remote instruction (see here)

  • Declaration extending state of emergency for thirty days (see here)

  • Supplemental Emergency Declaration regarding school re-opening guidelines (see here)

  • Public Health Order expanding visitation in nursing homes (see here)

  • Shelter in Place order expired on April 30

  • Executive Order 04.02.20.01 Shelter in Place (see here)

  • Executive Order 04.23.20.02 Reviving a Healthy Georgia, outlining guidelines for reopening the economy (see here)

  • Some businesses allowed to open as early as April 24

  • Dine-in services, movie theaters, barbershops, gyms, tattoo parlors, nail salons have all opened as of April 29 (see here)

  • Bars, night clubs, amusement parks, and live performance venues must remain closed (see here)

  • Executive Order Extending Public Health State of Emergency (see here)

  • Executive Order Allowing Overnight Summer Camps to Begin on May 31 (see here)

  • Executive Order Providing Reopening Guidelines (see here)

  • Executive Order Extending State of Emergency until June 12 (see here)

  • Executive Order outlining additional reopening guidelines regarding restaurants and summer camps (see here)

  • Executive Order outlining additional re-opening regulations (see here)

  • Executive Order extending state of emergency until August 11 (see here)

  • Executive Order outlining additional reopening guidelines (see here)

  • Executive Order extending state of emergency until September 10 (see here)

  • Executive Order outlining additional reopening guidelines in place until August 15 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding First Allocation of GEER Funding to Support K-12 and Higher Education (see here)

  • Stay at Home order expired on May 31

  • Executive Order 30 Implementing a Revised Stay at Home Order with New Requirements (see here)

  • Member of Midwestern Coalition which plans to jointly reopen economies in phases (Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, Kentucky)

  • Publication of “Restore Illinois” Plan (see here)

  • Executive Order Outlining Phase 3 Reopening Guidelines (see here)

  • Declaration extending state of emergency until June 29

  • Executive Order cancelling state fairs for 2020 in response to coronavirus (see here)

  • Proclamation extending state of emergency for 30 days (see here)

  • Executive Order extending some COVID-19 related executive orders until July 26 (see here)

  • Executive Order outlining Phase 4 re-openings (see here)

  • Executive Order extending Phase 4.5 of reopening until July 30 (see here)

  • Executive Order allowing schools to re-open for in-person instruction (see here)

  • Executive Order reissuing most expiring executive orders until August 22 (see here)

  • Updated Isolation Guidance for Families (see here)

  • Updated Quarantine Guidance for Families (see here)

  • Isolation Guidance for Higher Education (see here)

  • Quarantine Guidance for Higher Education (see here)

  • Executive Order implementing additional public health restrictions for the Metro East region, given a rise in cases (see here)

  • Executive Order extending most previous orders until September 19 (see here)

  • Executive Order implementing additional closures for counties in Region 7 due to a rise in cases (see here)

  • Stay at Home order expired on May 15

  • Executive Order JBE-33-2020 Stay at Home (see here)

  • Expecting that churches and retailers would be allowed to reopen statewide beginning on May 16 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Preparation for Phase One of Reopening (video)

  • Launched “Open Safely” website to provide guidance to businesses as they reopen (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement stay-at-home order will expire on May 15 and state will enter Phase 1 of re-opening (see here)

  • Executive Order 58-JBE-2020 Implementing Phase One of Reopening Plan (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Phase Two of Reopening Beginning on June 5 (see here)

    • Businesses that may open at 50 percent occupancy include:

    • Restaurants, cafes and coffee shops

    • Shopping malls (including food courts, following restaurant guidance)

    • Gyms and fitness centers

    • Barber and beauty shops and nail salons

    • Movie theaters

    • Racetracks (no spectators)

    • Museums (including children’s museums), zoos, aquariums (no tactile exhibits)

    • Bars and breweries with LDH food permits

    • Massage establishments, spas, and tattoo establishments (under strict guidance from LDH), esthetician services (under strict guidance from the Cosmetology Board)

    • Pool halls, bowling alleys and skating rinks

    • Event Centers and wedding venues

    • Outdoor playgrounds and play centers

  • Gubernatorial announcement Phase 2 restrictions will be extended for 28 days (see here)

  • Executive Order extending Phase 2 for 28 days (see here)

  • Proclamation mandating mask wearing in public spaces, limiting gatherings to 50, and closing bars for in-person dining (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding the Extension of Phase Two Order until August 7 (see here)

  • Executive Order extending Phase 2 of re-opening until August 7 and implementing a mask mandate (see here)

  • Executive Order extending state of emergency until August 7 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement Phase 2 re-opening, bar closures, and mask mandate will be extended through August 28 (see here)

  • Executive Order extending Phase 2 of re-opening to August 28 (see here)

  • Executive Order extending state of emergency to August 28 (see here)

  • Executive Order extending Phase 2 of re-opening through September 11 (see here)

  • Executive Order extending state of emergency until September 11 (see here)

  • Stay at Home order expired on April 30

  • Safer at Home order remains in place

  • Executive Order 28 Stay at Home (see here)

  • Executive Order 49 Safer at Home, allowing for gradual reopening guidelines effective through May 31 (see here)

  • Reopening plan announced on April 23, governor urged moving slowly and taking input from business community (see here)

  • “Together, We Are Maine” guidelines on reopening economy (see here)

    • Stage 1: May

    • Stage 2: June

    • Stage 3: July/August

    • Stage 4: TBD

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Newly Formed Economic Recovery Committee (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Rural Reopening Plan (see here)

  • COVID-19 Prevention Checklists for Stage 2 Businesses (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Maine Lodging Providers to Accept Future Reservations for Stays with Arrival Dates of June 1 and Beyond (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Delaying the Opening of Fitness Centers and Nail Salons, and Opening Campgrounds for Memorial Day Weekend (see here)

  • Executive Order Easing Restrictions as Economy Reopens (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Accelerated Business Openings (see here)

    • In 13 counties, tasting rooms and bars may open for outside service and gyms and fitness centers, nail salons, and tattoo and piercing parlors may open with added health and safety precautions beginning on Friday, June 12. These establishments may reopen everywhere in all counties except for York, Cumberland, and Androscoggin Counties.

  • Updates to Guidance for Businesses in Different Sectors and Stages (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement of “Keep Maine Healthy” plan as an alternative to the state’s 14 day traveler quarantine requirement (see here)

  • Proclamation extending state of emergency until July 10 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement hotels will be allowed to reopen on June 26, as opposed to July 1 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement indoor dining will be allowed beginning June 17 in Androscoggin, Cumberland & York Counties (see here)

  • Guidance for Town Meetings and Elections (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement indoor bar openings will be delayed from original July 1 re-opening date (see here)

  • Stage Three of Reopening Business Guidance (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey will be exempt from state travel from quarantine and testing requirements (see here)

  • Executive Order enforcing the use of face masks and coverings in retail businesses and restaurants (see here)

  • Proclamation extending the state of emergency until August 6 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement regarding school re-openings (see here)

  • Proclamation extending state of emergency through September 3 (see here)

  • Executive Order regarding public health guidelines for the November election (see here)

  • Stay at home order expired on June 1

  • Shelter in Place order expired on May 15

  • Executive Order 100 Extending Stay at Home Order until June 12 (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-21 Temporary Requirement to Suspend Activities that are Not Necessary to Sustain or Protect Life (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-70 Opening Construction Sites (see here)

  • Governor plans to release guidelines for reopening on May 1

  • Construction allowed to resume beginning by May 7 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Six Phases of “Safe Start” Plan (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-88 Establishing a COVID-19 Return to School Advisory Council (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-92 Allowing for the Reopening of Retail Businesses, Office Work, and Restaurants and Bars with Certain Limits, in Upper Peninsula and Traverse City Regions (see here)

  • Executive Directive 2020-6 Appointing a Director of COVID-19 Workplace Safety (see here)

  • Executive Order Allowing Auto Dealerships and Other Retail Businesses to Open by Appointment (see here)

  • Executive Order Outlining Requirements for COVID-19 Workplace Safety (see here)

  • Executive Order rescinding stay at home order and allowing restaurants, retail establishments, and outdoor gatherings of under 100 on June 8 (see here)

  • Executive Order outlining additional re-opening regulations, notably requiring offices to maintain COVID-19 prevention plans and implementing safety measures for gyms and fitness centers (see here)

  • Executive Order limiting large venues to 25% of capacity (see here)

  • Executive Order permitting summer camps to open with public health guidelines in place (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement allowing schools to resume in-person instruction when Phase 4 of state Safe Start plan is implemented (see here)

  • Executive Order extending state of emergency until July 16 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement “Return to School Roadmap” will be released on June 30 (see here)

  • Executive Order outlining nursing home visitation guidelines (see here)

  • Executive Order allowing professional sports to resume without live audiences (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement of release of Safe Schools plan (see here) Gubernatorial announcement state will delay implementation of Phase 3 (see here)

  • Executive Order pausing indoor service at bars (see here)

  • Executive Order requiring face masks in indoor public places (see here)

  • Executive Order extending temporary regulations related to pharmacies and restaurants (see here)

  • Executive Order extending certain protections for nursing homes (see here)

  • Executive Order extending state of emergency until August 11 (see here)

  • Executive Order amending and extending mandatory mask order (see here)

  • Executive Order extending restrictions on entry into long-term care homes (see here)

  • Executive Order ending indoor dining at restaurants and limiting indoor gatherings to 10 people (see here)

  • Executive Order requiring workplace safety standards (see here)

  • Executive Directive ordering state agencies to prioritize allocation of funding to enforce coronavirus-related legislation (see here)

  • Executive Order extending state of emergency through September 4 (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-169 Enhanced Protections for Residents and Staff of Long-Term Care Facilities (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-168 Extending Safety Measures for Food-Selling Establishments and Pharmacies (see here)

  • Shelter in place order expired on April 27

  • Executive Order 1477 Safer at Home (see here), allowing some retail businesses to reopen, expired on June 1

  • Executive Order 1478 Revising Stay at Home Order Allowing Restaurants to Open with Certain Public Health Restrictions (see here)

  • Executive Order 1488 Extending Modified Safer at Home Order until June 1 (see here)

  • Executive Order Implementing Reopening Guidelines for Certain Counties (see here)

  • Executive Order 1484 allowing for certain facilities to re-open (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding the Limited Reopening of Tattoo Parlors, Pursuant to Executive Order 1486 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Additional Reopenings and Guidelines (see here)

  • Executive Order 1487 Allowing Outdoor Recreation Parks and Amusement Parks to Reopen (see here)

  • Executive Order Outlining Reopening Guidelines for Event Venues (see here)

  • Executive Order allowing concession stands to operate at outdoor sporting events (see here)

  • Executive Order extending amended Safe Return reopening order until July 20 (see here)

  • Executive Order allowing the Department of Marine Resources to resume normal business operations (see here)

  • Executive Order outlining additional reopening guidelines (see here)

  • Executive Order extending amended Safe Return order until August 3 (see here)

  • Executive Order extending regulations for business re-openings in certain counties (see here)

  • Executive Order limiting gatherings to 10 indoors and 20 outdoors (see here)

  • Executive Order extending reopening restrictions for certain counties until August 3 (see here)

  • Executive Order extending amended Safe Return order until August 17 (see here)

  • Executive Order identifying high-risk counties and implementing additional health measures (see here)

  • Executive Order implementing mask mandate and delaying school start date until August 17 (see here)

  • Executive Order including mask mandate in current Safe Return order (see here)

  • Executive Order outlining school reopening guidelines (see here)

  • Executive Order implementing public health regulations for college sports stadiums (see here)

  • Certain non-essential business closures and Safer at Home order expired on May 15

  • Emergency Directive 016 Extending Certain Directives and Allowing Some Activities to Resume (see here)

  • Governor has said some parts of the order will be extended, no details available as of April 27 (see here)

  • Joined Western states coalition (Oregon, Washington, California) to coordinate reopening on April 27 (see here)

  • “Nevada United Road Map to Recovery” reopening plan (see here)

  • Dining in at restaurants permitted beginning on May 9 (see here)

  • Road to Recovery Phase One Initial Guidance (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Moving Nevada into Phase Two of Reopening Plan on May 29 (see here)

  • Directive Requiring Face Masks in Public (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Gradually Lifting Eviction Moratorium and Introducing Rental Assistance Program (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Emergency Directive Extending Phase Two of Reopening (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement that Bars in Certain Counties Must Close on July 10 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Counties Facing Restrictions on Bars, Pubs, Taverns, Distilleries, Breweries, and Wineries (see here)

  • Emergency Directive 027 Implementing Certain Restrictions for Counties with Elevated Disease Transmission (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Transition to Long-Term COVID-19 Mitigation Strategy (see here)

  • Releasing phased reopening plan on April 27 (see here)

  • Executive Order 107 Stay at Home (see here)

  • Executive Order 133 Reopening State Parks and Golf Parks (see here)

  • Executive Order 140 Naming Members of Restart and Recovery Advisory Council (see here)

  • “Hard Dates” on economic re-opening likely to come later this week (see here)

    • Executive Order 142 Allowing Curbside Pickup at Non-Essential Businesses and Resumption of Non-Essential Construction (see here)

    • Allows certain re-openings to begin on Monday, May 18

  • Executive Order 143 Allowing Beaches, Boardwalks, Lakes, and Lakeshores to Open on May 22 with Social Distancing Measures in Place (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Multi-State Agreement on Beach Reopenings (see here)

  • Multi-Stage Reopening Plan Released (see here)

  • Guidelines Regarding Elective Surgeries (see here)

  • Administrative Order Allowing In-Person Sales to Resume at Car, Motorcycle, and Boat Dealerships and Bicycle Shops (see here)

  • Guidance for Hospitals to Resume Elective Surgery and Invasive Procedures (see here)

  • Guidance for Ambulatory Surgery Centers to Resume Elective Surgery and Invasive Procedures (see here)

  • COVID-19 Guidance for Seasonal Farm Workers and Employers (see here)

  • Executive Order 148 Increasing Allowed Capacity of Outdoor Gatherings (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Allowing Modified In-Person Graduation Ceremonies Beginning on July 6 (see here)

  • NJ Department of Education Guidance for K-12 Commencement Ceremonies (see here)

  • Office of the Secretary of Higher Education Guidance for Higher Education Commencement Ceremonies (see here)

  • Safety Guidelines to Reopen Childcare Centers (see here)

  • Executive Order allowing resumption of child care services, youth day camps, and organized sports (see here)

  • Administrative Order allowing horse racing to resume on June 1 with no spectators (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Phase Two of Reopening Beginning on June 15 (see here)

    • Outdoor Dining and Indoor, Non-Essential Retail Allowed as of June 15

    • Hair Salons and Barber Shops May Reopen on June 22

  • Executive Order Permitting Outdoor Dining Starting on June 15 (see here)

  • COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidelines for Youth Summer Camps (see here)

  • Executive Order 152 Raising Limits on Outdoor and Indoor Gatherings (see here)

  • Executive Order 153 Opening Pools Effective June 22 and Additional Outdoor Recreational Businesses Effective Immediately (see here)

  • Administrative Order 2020-15 Clarifying Rules for Businesses (see here)

    • Venues, Libraries, Schools, Real Estate Open Houses, Essential Retail

    • Businesses, Car Washes, Yard Sales, Special Events, Private Tutoring Facilities

  • Executive Order 154 Allowing Personal Care Service Facilities to Reopen on June 22 (see here)

  • Guidelines for In-Person Summer Learning and Extended School Year (see here)

  • Guidance for Outdoor Organized Sports (see here)

  • Executive Order 155 Allowing In-Person Clinical, Lab, and Hands-On Programming at Institutions of Higher Education on July 1 (see here)

  • Restart Standards for New Jersey Colleges and Universities (see here)

  • Executive Order 156 Increasing Indoor and Outdoor Gathering Capacity Limits (see here)

  • Department of Health Directive Permitting Outdoor Visitation with Long-Term Care Residents to Resume on June 21 (see here)

  • Administrative Order Permitting Indoor Portions of Retail Shopping Malls to Reopen on June 29 (see here)

  • Reopening Guidance for New Jersey Schools (see here)

  • Executive Order 157 Establishing Rules for Indoor Dining, Indoor Recreational Facilities, and Individualized Instruction at Gyms and Fitness Centers (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Updating Quarantine Travel Advisory to Include Additional States, 16 States Total (see here)

  • Executive Order 158 Temporarily Pausing the Resumption of Indoor Dining (see here)

  • Executive Order extending state of emergency for thirty days (see here)

  • Executive Order limiting outdoor gatherings from 250 to 100 individuals (see here)

  • Updated Quarantine Advisory for Individuals Traveling from Delaware, Kansas, and Oklahoma – 19 States in Total (see here)

  • Executive Order 163 Requiring Face Masks in Outdoor Public Spaces When Social Distancing is Impossible (see here)

  • Updated Quarantine Advisory Issued for Individuals Traveling to New Jersey from Minnesota, New Mexico, Ohio, and Wisconsin, Bringing Total to 22 States (see here)

  • Executive Order 165 Allowing for Increased Capacity on NJ TRANSIT and Private-Carrier Buses, Trains, Light Rail Vehicles and Access Link Vehicles (see here)

  • Plan to Address Digital Divide in K-12 Education due to COVID-19 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Updating Quarantine Advisory with 10 Additional States and Removing One (see here)

  • Executive Order 168 Allowing the Resumption of “High-Risk” Contact Practices and Competitions in Outdoor Settings (see here)

  • Department of Education Guidance Allowing Parents to Choose All-Remote Learning (see here)

  • Updated Quarantine Advisory Adding the District of Columbia, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, and Puerto Rico (see here)

  • Executive Order extending state of emergency for thirty days (see here)

  • Executive Order decreasing indoor gathering limit from 100 to 25 people (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Phase One of New Jersey Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program (see here)

  • Updated Quarantine Advisory Issued for Travelers, Adding Three States and Removing Four States (see here)

  • Administrative Order 2020-17 Authorizing Reopening of Computer Labs at Institutions of Higher Education (see here)

  • Executive Order 175 Requiring Schools to Open for In-Person Instruction, Permitting Remote Instruction in Certain Cases (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement of updated travel quarantine list, to now include 35 states (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Statewide Childcare Initiative (see here)

  • Executive Order 180 Extending Public Health Emergency (see here)

  • Executive Order 181 Allowing Gyms, Health Clubs, and Amusement and Water Parks to Reopen on September 1 (see here)

  • Reopening Guidance for Gyms, Health Clubs, and Fitness Centers (see here)

  • State Health Directive Issuing Guidelines for Gyms, Health Clubs, and Fitness Centers (see here)

  • Executive Order 202.31 Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency (see here)

  • Reopening plan announced on April 26, phase one begins with construction and manufacturing (see here)

  • When reopening occurs, hotels and restaurants will reopen together (see here)

  • Gubernatorial remarks regarding tentative reopening beginning on May 15 (see here)

    • Reopening plan allows construction, manufacturing, and some retail stores with curbside pickup to reopen first

    • Situation will be evaluated after two weeks to determine whether the next phase can be implemented

  • Gubernatorial release of “NY Forward Reopening Plan” (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Counties Eligible to Resume Elective Surgeries (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Regions Which Have Met Seven Metrics Required for Reopening after May 15 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Multi-State Agreement on Beach Reopenings (see here)

  • Executive Order 202.31 Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Additional Guidelines for Phase One Reopenings (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Westchester and Suffolk Counties to Resume Elective Surgeries and Ambulatory Care (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Reopening of Horse Racing Tracks on June 1, Without Spectators (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Updating Regions Permitted to Reopen to include: Western New York, Central New York, North Country, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier Mohawk Valley (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Capitol County to Reopen (see here)

  • Rockland County now eligible to resume elective surgeries and ambulatory care (see here)

  • Executive Order 202.33 Allowing Gatherings of under 10 Individuals for Nonessential Purposes (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Mid-Hudson Valley Region to Begin Reopening, Long Island on Track to Begin Reopening on May 27 (see here)

  • Executive Order Authorizing Businesses to Deny Entry to Patrons Not Wearing Face Coverings (see here, waiting for official document)

  • Executive Order Allowing Personal Services and Other Nonessential Businesses to Reopen (see here)

  • Executive Order Outlining Additional Regulations for Counties (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement New York City Will Enter Phase One of Reopening on June 8 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement dentists offices can re-open beginning June 1 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Western New York to Enter Phase Two of Reopening on June 2 (see here)

  • Executive Order 202.36 Allowing Low-Risk, Outdoor Recreational Activities and Businesses Providing Such Activities to Open in Regions Cleared for Phase 1 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Capital Region to Enter Phase Two of Reopening on June 3 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement outdoor dining will be permitted when Phase 2 begins on June 4 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement New York City will be permitted to resume elective surgeries on June 8 (see here)

  • Executive Order temporarily suspending some education regulations (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement outdoor graduations up to 150 people will be allowed beginning June 26 (see here)

  • Executive Order allowing retail store owners to conduct customer temperature checks and allowing restaurants to expand outdoor seating without normally required licenses (see here)

  • Executive Order allowing special education summer school to be held in person (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Moving Mid-Hudson Valley to Phase Two of Reopening on June 9 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Moving Long Island to Phase Two of Reopening on June 10 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement state will be allow five additional regions to enter phase 3 of reopening on June 12 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement localities will be permitted to open public pools and playgrounds beginning June 11 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Gatherings up to 25 People in Phase Three of Reopening (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Permitting Low-Risk Youth Sports to Restart on July 6 in Phase Three Regions (see here)

  • Executive Order 202.41 Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Forthcoming Executive Order Strengthening State Enforcement During Phased Reopening (see here)

  • Phase Two Industry Guidelines (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Phase Two of Reopening to Begin on June 22 (see here)

  • Phase Two Guidance for Businesses (see here)

  • Industry Guidance for Phase 4 of Reopening (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Reopening Statuses (see here)

    • Long Island Enters Phase 3 of reopening on June 24

    • Central New York, Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley, North Country and Southern Tier regions entire Phase 4 of reopening on June 26

  • Executive Order 205 Outlining Quarantine Restrictions in Travelers Arriving in New York (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement that Capital Region will Enter Phase 4 of Reopening on July 1 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Updating Quarantine Travel Advisory to Include Additional States, 16 States Total (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement state will delay implementation of Phase 3 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement public pools will be permitted to open for Fourth of July weekend (see here)

  • Updated Quarantine Advisory for Individuals Traveling from Delaware, Kansas, and Oklahoma (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement that New York Will Decide on Reopening Schools in the First Week of August (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement that Long Island Enters Phase Four of Reopening on July 8 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Limited Concessions at State Beaches (see here)

  • Finalized DOH and Reimagine Education Advisory Council Guidance and Guiding Principles (see here)

  • Updated Quarantine Advisory Issued for Individuals Traveling to New York from Minnesota, New Mexico, Ohio, and Wisconsin (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding New Regulations for Bars and Restaurants (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement all state regions will enter Phase 4 of reopening on Monday, July 20 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Updating Quarantine Advisory with 10 Additional States and Removing One (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement schools will be permitted to re-open for in-person instruction based on local COVID-19 case data (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding August 14 Deadline for Schools to Submit Reopening Plans (see here)

  • Updated Quarantine Advisory Issued for Travelers, Adding Three States and Removing Four States (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Gyms and Fitness Centers Allowed to Open by September 2 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Lower-Risk School Sports in All Regions to Begin September 21 (see here)

  • Update to Quarantine Order Removing Five States (see here)

  • Guidance for Reopening Institutions of Higher Education (see here)

  • Ohioans Protecting Ohioans Advisory encourages people to stay home, but does not require it; waiting for official document to be released

  • Stay Safe Ohio Order (see here)

  • Health order allowing health care providers to reassess elective procedures that had been postponed (see here)

  • State Health Director’s Stay Safe Ohio order allowing for phased reopening of some businesses (see here)

    • Excluding: schools, restaurants, bars, personal services, adult day support, child care services, entertainment/recreation centers, gym

  • Timeline of reopening:

    • May 1 – Elective medical procedures, general wellness visits, dentists, veterinarians

    • May 4 – Manufacturing, distribution, construction, and general office environments

    • May 12 – Consumer and retail services

    • More about all excluded entities (see here)

  • Reopening Plan published on May 7, with reopening beginning on May 15 (see here)

  • Establishment of Advisory Groups to guide re-opening (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement of the Openings of Personal Services Businesses (Tattoo Shops and Massage Parlors) (see here)

    • Guidance for massage/ cosmetic therapy (see here)

    • Guidance for tattoo parlors (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding the Reopening of Various Sectors (see here)

    • Childcare Providers and Day Camps on May 31

    • Campgrounds on May 21

    • Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (certain services) on May 26

    • Gyms and Fitness Centers on May 26

    • Adult and Youth Sports Leagues (non-contact, limited contact) on May 26

    • Public and Club Pools on May 26

    • Horse Racing (no spectators) on May 22

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Enforcement Team for Bar and Restaurant Safety Checks (see here)

  • Ohioans Protecting Ohioans Advisory, moving from orders to strong recommendations (see here)

  • Public Health Order Reopening Gyms and Dance Studios (see here)

  • Public Health Order Reopening Sports Facilities (see here)

  • Amended Public Health Director Order Allowing K-12 School Facilities to be Used for Summer School Purposes (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Reopening of Certain Facilities on June 10 (see here)

  • Day camps and residential camps may reopen at any time.

  • Facilities include:

  • Gubernatorial announcement allowing casinos, racinos, amusement parks, and water parks to open on June 19 (see here)

  • Public Health order amendment allowing nursing home visitors to be admitted during end of life situations or during outdoor visits (see here)

  • Letter to Ministerial Community with Best Practices for Religious Services (see here)

  • Health Order Reopening County Fairs and Animal Exhibitions, with Exceptions (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Permitting Contact Practice for All Sports to Resume on June 22 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement that Outdoor Visitation at Nursing Homes May Resume on July 20 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Extension of Public Health Orders (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement outlining school re-opening guidelines (see here)

  • State Health Order Requiring Face Coverings in Public in At-Risk Counties (see here)

  • Reopening Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Updates to the Public Health Statuses of Counties (see here)

  • Addendum to Face Masks Health Order (see here)

  • Statewide Mask Mandate (see here)

  • Travel Advisory for Travelers from Nine States (see here)

  • State Health Director Order Mandating Face Masks – official text (see here)

  • Director of Health Order Limiting County Fair Activities (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement students at K-12 schools will be required to wear masks while at school (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-31D Regarding Various Executive Orders (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Designating 12 Counties in Red Alert Level 3 Public Emergencies (see here)

  • State Health Director’s Order Providing Mandatory Requirements for Youth, Collegiate, Amateur, Club, and Professional Sports (see here)

  • State Health Order for the Testing of Residents and Staff of All Residential Care Facilities (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Updated County Risk Levels (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Adult Day Care and Senior Centers to Reopen at Reduced Capacity on September 21 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Updates to County Risk Statuses and Amendment to Sports EO (see here)

  • Indefinite Stay at Home order

  • Executive Order 20-12 Stay Home, Save Lives (see here)

  • Framework for Reopening Oregon released on April 14, but does not discuss in depth (see here)

  • Executive order 20-22 Allowing for Resumption of Non-urgent Health Care Procedures, released on April 27 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding the Limited Opening of Some State Parks, Outdoor Recreation Facilities, and Ski Resorts (see here)

  • Oregon, along with the Western Pact of states, sent a letter to congressional leadership asking for federal support (see here)

  • Executive Order 20-25 “A Safe and Strong Oregon,” Maintaining Essential Health Directives in Response to COVID-19 and Implementing a Phased Approach for Reopening Oregon’s Economy (see here)

  • Reopening Oregon resource page (see here)

  • General Guidance for Employers on COVID-19 released on May 16 (see here)

  • Phase One Reopening Guidance for Personal Services Providers (see here)

  • Phase One Reopening Guidance for Restaurants, Bars, Breweries, Brewpubs, Wineries, Tasting Rooms, and Distilleries (see here)

  • Phase One Reopening Guidance for Shopping Centers and Malls (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Clackmas County to Enter Phase 1 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement regarding the establishment of a Healthy Schools Reopening Council (see here)

  • Executive Order 20-28 Operation of Higher Education Institutions during Coronavirus Pandemic (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement Multnomah County vehicle inspection stations to open on June 30 (see here)

  • Executive Order 20-29 Regarding K-12 Instruction for the 2020-21 Academic Year (see here)

  • Executive Order 20-30 Further Extending EO 20-03 and State of Emergency; Rescinding EOs 20-13 and 20-18 (see here)

  • State Health Order Requiring Face Coverings Outdoors, Prohibiting Indoor Gatherings of 10 or More People (see here)

  • Updated Face Mask Mandate with Stricter Requirements (see here)

  • Draft Guidance for Early Learning and Child Care Programs (see here)

  • COVID-19 School Metrics “Ready Schools, Safe Learners” (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Updating County Watch List (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Changes to County Reopening Status for Umatilla and Morrow Counties Due to Rapid Spread of COVID-19 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Moving Malheur County Back to Phase 1 of Reopening (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Removing Two Counties from County Watch List (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Updates to County Watch List (see here)

  • Statewide stay at home order expired May 8, but different counties are in different stages of reopening

  • Extension of Stay at Home Order (see here)

  • Process to Reopen Pennsylvania explains three phases and the criteria for each phase, with the hope that May 8 can begin the first phase (see here)

  • Outdoor facilities permitted to begin reopening on May 1 (see here)

  • 24 Counties Move to “Yellow Phase” of Reopening on May 8 (see here)

  • Guidance for Businesses Permitted to Conduct In-Person Operations during the COVID-19 Emergency, intended for businesses reopening during the state’s “Yellow Phase” (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding 13 Counties Moving to Yellow Phase of Reopening on May 15 (see here)

  • Executive Order Allowing Certain Counties to Enter the Yellow Phase of Reopening (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding 24 Counties Moving to Yellow Phase of Reopening on May 8 and Extending Red Phase for Other Counties (see here)

  • Executive Order Extending Stay at Home Order for Certain Counties (see here)

  • Guidance for Businesses in Each Phase of Reopening (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Moving an Additional 12 Counties to Yellow Phase of Reopening on May 22 (see here)

  • Amended Executive Order Allowing Counties to Move to Yellow Phase of Reopening (see here)

  • Amendment to Business Closure Order Allowing Limited Real Estate Operations Statewide (see here)

  • Guidance for Real Estate Businesses Reopening (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Moving Eight Counties to Yellow Phase and 17 Counties to Green Phase on May 29, Remaining Red Counties to Move to Yellow on June 5 (see here)

  • Amended Executive Order Moving 12 Counties to Yellow Phase on May 22 (see here)

  • Guidance for Summer Camps and Recreational Programs (see here)

  • Executive Order Elaborating on Reopening Process for Green Phase Counties, Guidance on Outdoor Dining in Yellow Phase Counties, Dining in Green Phase Counties, and Professional Sports in Yellow Phase Counties (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Additional Guidance for Different Phases of Reopening (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Moving Centre County to Green Phase of Reopening (see here)

  • Executive Order Elaborating on Reopening Processes in Green and Yellow Phases (see here)

    • Professional sports teams permitted to begin competitions without spectators once in yellow or green phase

    • Gatherings of over 250 people are prohibited, whether spontaneous or planned

    • Churches, synagogues, and other places of worship are excluded from the above limitation

  • Guidance for Restaurants in the Yellow and Green Phases of Reopening (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Sixteen More Counties Will Enter Green Phase of Reopening (see here)

  • Amended Green Phase Executive Order, moving 16 counties to Green Phase on June 5 (see here)

  • Amended Yellow Phase Executive Order, moving 10 counties to Yellow Phase on June 5 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Statement on Impact of Ending March 6 Disaster Declaration (see here)

  • Preliminary Guidance for High School and Recreational Sports Teams Resuming Activities (see here)

  • Updated Business Guidance Outlining Outdoor Recreation Guidelines (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Moving Eight Additional Counties to Green Phase of Reopening on June 19 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding 12 Additional Counties Moving to Green Phase of Reopening on June 26 (see here)

  • Amended Green Phase Executive Order Adding Additional 8 Counties to Green Phase of Reopening (see here)

  • Amended Green Phase Executive Orders for 12 Additional Counties Moving to Green on June 26 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Reminding that Masks are Mandatory in Pennsylvania Businesses (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Last County Moving to Green Phase of Reopening on July 3 (see here)

  • Public Health Order requiring masks be worn any time individuals are outside their homes (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement last county in state will enter Phase Green (see here)

  • Updated FAQs about Summer Recreation, Camps and Pools (see here)

  • Executive Order Limiting Dining Facilities, Bars, Gyms, and Gatherings (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement Departments of Health and Education have recommended postponing youth sports and in-person pre-K-12 instruction until January 2021 (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-26 Extending Existing COVID-19 State of Emergency to December 30, 2020 (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-30 Rescinding Self-Quarantine, Lodging, & Travel Restrictions for Individuals Entering S.C. from High-Risk Areas (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-31 Modifying Home or Work Order & Authorizing Outdoor Dining Services (see here)

  • Governor had allowed for the incremental opening of economy, but then backtracked and issued an additional emergency declaration (including stay at home orders) on April 27 (see here)

  • Governor has created the group “accelerateSC” to advise on safely reopening the economy; includes business, governmental, and health care officials (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement that additional business openings could begin as early as the week of May 11 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial announcement that gyms, fitness centers, and commercial pools can re-open on May 18 (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-36 Additional Modification of Non-Essential Business Closures (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-37 Additional Incremental Modification of Non-Essential Business Closures (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-40 State of Emergency (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-42 State of Emergency for 15 Days (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Prohibiting the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages in All Bars and Restaurants Beginning on July 11 (see here)

  • Executive Order 44 Continuing the State of Emergency (see here)

  • Executive Order 45 Temporary Restrictions re. Alcoholic Beverages at Restaurants and Bars (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-48 Renewing Emergency Declaration (see here)

  • Executive Order encouraging localities to implement mask mandates and requiring face coverings in state government buildings, restaurants, and during large indoor and outdoor gatherings (see here)

  • Executive Order 20-56 Extending Emergency Declaration (see here)

  • Stay at home order expired on April 30

  • Governor has announced his intent to let the stay at home order expire on April 30 (see here)

  • Issued Executive Order GA-18 on April 27; this initiates Phase One of the reopening plan, establishes a statewide minimum standard health protocols, creates a statewide contact tracing program, and issues special guidance for vulnerable populations (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Forthcoming EO on Expanded Business Openings and Surge Response Teams (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Phase Two of Reopening Beginning on May 18 (see here)

  • Executive Order GA-23 Relating to Expanding to Phase Two Reopening (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Limited Reopening of Driver’s License Offices (see here) Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Phase III to Reopen Texas (see here)

    • Effective immediately, all businesses in Texas will be able to operate at up to 50 percent capacity, with very limited exceptions. Businesses that previously have been able to operate at 100 percent capacity may continue to do so, and most outdoor areas are not subject to capacity limits.

  • Extension of COVID-19 Disaster Proclamation (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Proclamation Expanding Local Authority on Limiting Outdoor Gatherings (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Pause of Additional Reopening Phases (see here)

  • Executive Order GA-28 Targeted Response to COVID-19 as Part of Reopening Texas (see here)

  • Proclamation Amending Executive Order GA-27 Suspending Elective Surgeries in Four Counties to Maximize Hospital Capacities (see here)

  • Proclamation Extending Disaster Declaration and Limiting Gatherings to Fewer Than 10 People (see here)

  • Proclamation Requiring Face Masks (see here)

  • Proclamation Suspending Elective Surgeries in 11 Trauma Service Areas (see here)

  • Renewal of Declaration of Public Health Emergency (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding School Reopenings (see here)

  • Proclamation Renewing COVID-19 State of Emergency (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Extension of Public Health Orders without Changes until September 15 (see here)

  • Stay at home directive expired on May 1

  • Stay at Home Directive (see here)

  • Utah Leads Together Plan updated on April 17 includes framework for reopening (see here)

  • Executive Order Updating State Risk to “Moderate” and Phasing in Additional Businesses (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-22 Moving the Utah COVID-19 Public Health Risk Status to Yellow With Certain Exceptions (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-24 Moving Public Health Risk Status in Summit County and Wasatch County to Yellow (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-27 Moving the Utah COVID-19 Health Risk Status to Yellow (Low Risk) in Grand County, West Valley City, and Magna (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-32 Updating the Utah COVID-19 Health Risk Status in Certain Counties (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-34 Requiring Face Coverings in State Facilities (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-35 Updating Requirements Regarding Face Coverings in State Facilities (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-36 Updating Requirements Regarding Face Coverings in State Facilities (see here)

  • Executive Order allowing areas in orange phase of re-opening to hold in-person classes at schools (see here)

  • Public Health Order mandating face coverings be worn indoors at schools (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-44 Adopting Version 4.8 of the Phased Guidelines (see here)

  • Executive Order 2020-45 Extending Face Coverings Requirement in State Facilities (see here)

  • Executive Order 46 Adopting Version 4.9 of Phased Guidelines for Reopening (see here)

  • Executive Order 48 Extending Face Coverings Requirement in State Facilities (see here)

  • Executive Order 49 Extending the Utah COVID-19 Public Health Risk Status (see here)

  • Executive Order 51 Declaring a State of Emergency Due to Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic (see here)

  • Executive Order 54 Reauthorizing the Suspension of Enforcement of Utah Code Regarding Ceasing Operation of Certain Retail Licensees (see here)

  • Executive Order 55 Reauthorizing the Suspension of Enforcement of Statutes Relating to Telehealth Services (see here)

  • Executive Order 56 Updating the State Facilities Face Covering Requirement (see here)

  • Executive Order 57 Extending the Utah COVID-19 Level of Restriction (see here)

  • Stay at Home order expired on May 15

  • Addendum 14 to Executive Order 01-20 encourages Vermonters to stay home, but does not mandate it

  • Addendum Six to Executive Order 01-20 Stay Home, Stay Safe (see here)

  • Addendum 12 to Executive Order 01-20 Work Smart & Stay Safe – Restart VT Phase III (see here)

  • Addendum 13 to Executive Order 01-20 Play Smary and Play Safe, Restart Phase V reopening some outdoor recreation facilities (see here)

  • Governor created the Economic Mitigation and Recovery Task Force to manage the reopening of the state economy (see here)

  • Executive Order 01-20 Detailing Phased Reopening of Certain Businesses (see here)

  • Addendum 15 to Executive Order 01-20 Regarding Outdoor Restaurants, Bars and Other Establishments that Offer Food and Drink (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Dental Procedures, Summer Camps, and Other In-Person Activities Will be Permitted to Resume (see here)

  • Amended and Restated Version of Executive Order 01-20 Declaring a State of Emergency in Response to COVID-19 and National Guard Call-Out (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Expansion of Trusted Travel Policy (see here)

  • Amended Executive Order 01-20 Declaring State of Emergency (see here)

  • Addendum One to Amended EO 01-20 Extending the State of Emergency (see here)

  • Addendum 2 to Amended And Restated Executive Order 01-20 Strengthening the Use of Facial Covering (see here)

  • Directive 6 Regarding School Reopening (see here)

  • Executive Order setting September 8 as statewide school resumption date, for both in-person and remote instruction (see here)

  • Addendum 3 to Amended and Restated EO 01-20 Extending State of Emergency until September 15 (see here)

  • Addendum 4 to Amended and Restated EO 01-20 Expanding Child Care to School-Age Children in Family Child Care Homes (see here)

  • Stay at Home order expired on May 31

  • Proclamation 20-25 Stay Home Stay Healthy (see here)

  • Proclamation 20-25.4 Adjusting and Extending Stay Home, Stay Health to May 31, allowing some activities and businesses to resume (see here)

  • Washington’s Recovery Plan released on April 21, will be a phased approach (see here)

  • Guidance on Implementation of Phase 1 Construction Restart (see here)

  • Washington’s Phased Approach to Reopening, Phase 1 begins Tuesday, May 5 (see here)

  • Guidance Regarding Religious and Faith-based Organization Drive-in Services (see here)

  • Guidance for Resuming Vehicle and Vessel Sales (see here)

  • Memo on Resuming Vehicle Sales (see here)

  • FAQs on Vehicle and Vessel Sales Memo (see here)

  • Update to Risk-Assessment Dashboard (see here)

  • Memo Regarding Reopening of Car Wash Industry (see here)

  • Guidance for Phase 1 Reopening of Car Wash Industry (see here)

  • List of Approved Essential Programs (see here)

  • Essential Workforce Education Program Standards for Phase 1 (see here)

  • Guidelines for Commercial Driver’s License Training and Testing (see here)

  • Guidance for resuming dine-in restaurant service in Phase 2 (see here)

  • Memo Regarding the Reopening of Personal Services Businesses (see more)

  • Guidance and Requirements for Phase 2 Personal Services Reopening (see more)

  • Memo Regarding the Reopening of Professional Services Businesses (see more)

  • Guidance and Requirements for Phase 2 Professional Services Reopening (see more)

  • Memo Regarding Clarifications on Phase 1 and Requirements for Phase 2 Reopening of Outdoor Recreation Centers (see here)

  • Guidance for Outdoor Recreation Centers – Phase 1 and Phase 2 of Reopening (see here)

  • Memo on Resuming Construction (see here)

  • Guidance for Phase 2 Construction Reopenings (see here)

  • Memo on Resuming Professional Photography (see here)

  • Guidance for Phase 2 Professional Photography Reopenings (see here)

  • Memo Regarding Updates to Golf Guidance for Phases One and Two (see here)

  • Guidance for Golf Reopenings in Phase One (see here)

  • Guidance for Golf Reopenings in Phase Two (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Statement on Voluntary Contact Information Collection for Patrons of Reopened Businesses (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing All Elective Medical and Dental Procedures to Resume (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement of New Criteria for Additional Counties to Apply to Move to Phase Two of Reopening (see here)

  • Memo on Resuming Pet Grooming (see here)

  • Guidance on Phase Two Reopening of Pet Grooming (see here)

  • Memo Regarding Phase Two Real Estate Requirements (see here)

  • Guidance for Phase Two Real Estate Reopenings (see here)

  • Memo Regarding Resuming Fitness and Training Operations (see here)

  • Guidance for Phase Two Fitness and Training Reopenings (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Safe Start Phases (see here)

  • Department of Health Announcement Moving Additional Counties to Phase Two of Reopening (see here)

  • Memo Regarding Outdoor Recreation, Phase 1 Clarifications and Phase 2 Requirements (see here)

  • Updated Guidance for Outdoor Recreation in Phases One and Two (see here)

  • Guidance for Religious and Faith-Based Organizations Reopening in Phases One and Two (see here)

  • Phase One Guidance for Higher Education & Critical Infrastructure Workforce Training (see here)

  • Phase Two Guidance for Higher Education & Critical Infrastructure Workforce Training (see here)

  • Extension of 23 Proclamations Relating to COVID-19 (see here)

  • Proclamation Regarding the Transition From “Stay Home – Stay Healthy” to “Safe Start – Stay Healthy,” County-By-County Phased Reopening (see here)

  • Agricultural Safety Plan Interpretive Guidance (see here)

  • Memo on Reopening Washington Talking Book and Braille Library (see here)

  • Phase 1 Guidance for Reopening Washington Talking Book and Braille Library (see here)

  • Memo on Resuming Certain Library Services (see here)

  • Phase 2 Guidance for Curbside Library Services (see here)

  • Memo on Phase 2 Reopenings of Drive-in Theaters (see here)

  • Phase 2 Guidance for Drive-in Theaters (see here)

  • Proclamation 20-19.2 Regarding Evictions and Relating Housing Practices (see here)

  • Memo on Domestic Services Industry Reopening (see here)

  • Phase 2 Domestic Services Industry Reopening Guidelines (see here)

  • Proclamation 20-46.1 Extension of Proclamation Protecting High-Risk Workers’ Rights (see here)

  • Memo on Reopening Card Rooms and Other Related Businesses (see here)

  • Phase 2 Reopening Guidance for Card Rooms and Other Related Businesses (see here)

  • Proclamation 20-09.2 Phased Reopening of K-12 Schools (see here)

  • Updated Guidance for Religious and Faith-based Communities in Phases 1-3 of Reopening (see here)

  • Memo on Weddings and Funerals in Phases 1-3 (see here)

  • Memo to Local Government Officials Explaining Safe Start Reopening Guide (see here)

  • Proclamation 20-12.1 Regarding the Reopening of Institutions of Higher Education in Fall 2020 (see here)

  • Higher Education Reopening Guide (see here)

  • Secretary of Health Order Requiring Face Masks to be Worn in Public Statewide (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Pause on County Progressions to Phase 4 of Safe Start Plan (see here)

  • Proclamation 20-61 Extending Certain Executive Orders (see here)

  • Extension of 23 Proclamations Relating to COVID-19 (see here)

  • Statewide Order for Businesses to Require Face Coverings for Employees and Customers (see here)

  • Proclamation 25.5 Extending Safe Start Requirements (see here)

  • Proclamation 20-25.6 Extending Safe Start Plan through August 6 (see here)

  • Clarified Phases Two and Three Guidance for Restaurants and Taverns (see here)

  • Extension of Certain Proclamations Relating to COVID-19 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Limiting Gatherings to 10 People and Prohibiting Live Entertainment (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Rollbacks on Activities to Combat COVID-19 (see here)

  • Secretary of Health Order Requiring Face Coverings Statewide (see here)

  • Phase 2 and Phase 3 Restaurant, Tavern, Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries COVID-19 Requirements (see here)

  • Proclamation 20-19.3 Extending Eviction Moratorium until October 15 (see here)

  • Proclamation 20-25.7 Regarding Phased Reopening (see here)

  • Updated Reopening Guidance Memo (see here)

  • Phase 2 Agricultural Events COVID-19 Requirements (see here)

  • Memo on Agricultural Events (see here)

  • FAQ Clarification for Indoor Fitness Facilities (see here)

  • Updated Guidance for All Phases for Religious Organizations (see here)

  • Guidance for Museums in Phases 2 and 3 (see here)

  • Guidance for Bowling Facilities in Phases 2 and 3 (see here)

  • Requirements for Agritourism Businesses in Phase 2 (see here)

  • Memo on Agritourism Guidance (see here)

  • Proclamation 20-57.1 Concerning the Health of Agricultural Workers (see here)

  • Proclamation 20-70 Regarding Transportation and Remote Learning for K-12 Student Education (see here)

  • Indefinite Safer at Home order

  • Executive Order 32-20 Safer at Home, no longer mandating stay at home (see here)

  • Executive Order 33-20 Removing Three Counties from List of “Hotspots” (see here)

  • Governor has discussed some components of reopening, but no full plan released yet; parts of strategy include reopening daycares and restaurants (see here)

  • “West Virginia Strong – The Comeback” reopening plan (see here)

    • Week One phase of reopening begins on April 30

    • Each phase of the reopening process for Weeks 2-6 will begin on Monday of each subsequent week

    • Guidelines for Phase Two businesses reopening available

  • Guidelines for reopening certain businesses (see here)

    • Small businesses with 10 or fewer employees

    • Restaurants with takeaway service or outdoor dining options

    • Religious entities and funeral homes

    • Professional service businesses such as hair salons, nail salons, barbershops, and pet grooming are also permitted to reopen in the “Week 2” phase

    • Week 2 of multi-phased reopening plan begins on May 4 (see here)

    • Includes reopening of small business with 10 or fewer employees, restaurants with takeaway service or outdoor dining options, religious entities, and funeral homes.

    • Reopening Guidance for Wellness Centers Operated by or with West Virginia Licensed Health Care Providers (see here)

    • Reopening Guidance for Drive-in Theaters (see here)

    • Week 3 of reopening plan is scheduled to commence on May 11 (see here)

    • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding the Reopening of the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System on May 21 (see here)

    • Week 4 of reopening plan is scheduled to commence on May 21 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Tanning Businesses to be Included in Phase 4 Reopening (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Fitness Centers, Gyms, and Recreation Centers to Reopen in Next Phase on May 18 (see more)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Whitewater Rafting (see more) and Zip-lining (see more) Businesses to Reopen in Next Phase on May 21 (see more)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Rock-climbing and Fishing Businesses to Reopen on May 15 (see more)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding the Reopening of Gymnastics, Dance, Cheerleading, and Martial Arts Centers on May 18 (see here)

  • Executive Order 37-20 Formalizing May 18 Reopenings (see here)

  • Guidance for Low-Contact Sports Training Facilities, Dance Studios, and Similar Facilities Reopening (see here)

  • Guidance for Fitness Centers, Gymnasiums, and Recreation Centers (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding the Reopenings of:

    • Indoor Shopping Malls on May 21

    • Indoor and Outdoor Bars at 50% Capacity, Museums and Visitor Centers, and Zoos on May 26

    • Casinos on June 5

    • Spas and Massage Businesses on May 30 (see here)

  • Guidance for Indoor Shopping Malls (see here)

  • Executive Order 39-20 Implementing Week Four of Reopening Plan (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Permitted Reopenings (see here)

    • Swimming pools (May 30)

    • Bowling alleys (May 30)

    • Pool halls (May 30)

    • Roller rinks (May 30)

    • Movie theaters (June 5)

    • Casinos (June 5)

  • Executive Order 40-20 Formalizing May 26 Reopenings (see here)

    • State Park cabins and lodges – in-state residents only

    • Indoor bars at 50% capacity and outdoor bars (guidance)

    • Museums and visitor centers (guidance)

    • Zoos (guidance)

  • Guidance documents available for businesses permitted to reopen in Weeks 5 and 6

  • Executive Order Permitting Public Gatherings to Increase from 25 to 100 People and Allowing Casinos and Movie Theater (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Permitting Campgrounds to Reopen to Out-of-State Visitors (see here)

  • Executive Order 44-20 Regarding Reopenings on June 10 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Reopenings for June 10 (see here):

    • Low-contact outdoor youth sports practices

    • WVSSAC-sanctioned athletics and band summer training programs

    • Little league sports practices

    • All remaining adult sports facilities including indoor tennis courts, racquetball courts, outdoor basketball courts, and similar venues

      • Safety Guidance for Low-Contact Sports (see here)

      • West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission Guidelines for Summer 2020 (see here)

  • Nursing Home Reopening Plan, beginning on June 17 (see here)

  • In-Person Graduation Guidance, permitted beginning on June 22 (see here)

  • Updated Guidance Allowing Outdoor, Open-Air Concerts Beginning on July 1 (see here)

  • Executive Order 45-20 Allowing Certain Activities to Resume in Week 9 of Reopening (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding Week 9 of Reopening Plan

  • Executive Order 50-20 Implementing a Statewide Indoor Face Covering Requirement (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement that Schools will Reopen September 8 (see here)

  • Executive Order 51-20 Reducing the Statewide Social Gathering Limit from 100 to 25 Individuals (see here)

    • Also closes all fairs, festivals, and similar events, and prohibits both indoor and outdoor concerts statewide.

  • Executive Order 52-20 Closing All Bars in Monongalia County for 10 days (see here)

  • Executive Order 55-20 Extending Bar Closure in Monongalia County by 10 Days (see here)

  • Executive Order 56-20 Allowing Colleges and Universities to Reopen (see here)

  • Executive Order 60-20 Extending Bar Closures in Monongalia County until August 20 (see here)

  • Executive Order 61-20 Temporarily Prohibiting All Visitation in Nursing Home Facilities (see here)

  • Executive Order 64-20 Allowing Visitation at Nursing Homes (see here)

  • Governor discussed plan to reopen on April 23, will be implemented in phases (see here)

    • Public Health Order Opening Certain Businesses (see here)

    • Public Health Order Allowing Restricted Openings of Personal Services Businesses (see here)

    • New Public Health Orders Allow Gyms, Barber Shops, Hair Salons, and Other Personal Care Services to Reopen Under Specific Operating Conditions (see here)

  • Modified Public Health Order Allowing Restaurants to Offer Indoor and Outdoor Dining Service under Specific Conditions (see here)

  • Modified Public Health Orders Expanding the Public Gathering Limit and Permitting Larger Gatherings for Religious Service (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Allowing Restaurants to Resume Dine-In Services (see here)

  • Fifth Modification to Public Health Order 2 Prohibiting Gatherings of Greater than 25 People with Some Exemptions (see here)

    • Religious and faith-based organizations are exempted

    • Outdoor events may not exceed 250 people

    • In effect from June 1 to June 15

  • Fifth Modification to Public Health Order 3 Regarding Nail Salons, Hair Salons, Barber Shops, Massage Therapy Services, Tattoo, Body Art, and Piercing Shops, and Cosmetology, Electrology, and Esthetic Services (see here)

    • Allows for limited reopenings of these businesses and services

    • Mandates face coverings and appointment-only services

    • In effect from June 1 to June 15

  • Fifth Modification to Public Health Order Regarding Bars, Restaurants, Theaters, Gymnasiums, Child Care Facilities, K-12 Schools, Colleges, Universities, and Trade Schools (see here)

  • Allows dine-in services to resume with social distancing measures and cleaning protocols

  • Gyms may reopen with social distancing measures and cleaning protocols

  • Spas and saunas to remain closed

  • Movie theaters, performance theaters, opera houses, concert halls, and music halls may reopen with social distancing measures and cleaning protocols

  • Child care providers may reopen with no more than 25 children in one room

  • Educational facilities may reopen with limits

  • In effect from June 1 to June 15

  • Sixth Modification to Public Health Order 1, Allowing Childcare Facilities to Resume Normal Operations and Expanding the Permitted Size of Group Fitness Classes to 50 Participants (see here)

  • Sixth Modification of Public Health Order 3, No Longer Requiring Personal Care Services to Operate by Appointment Only (see here)

  • Guidance on Outdoor Visitation at Long-Term Care Facilities (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Extending Current Public Health Orders through July 15 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Regarding the Extension of current public health orders through July 31 (see here)

  • Gubernatorial Announcement Extending Current Public Health Order through August 15 (see here)

  • Statewide Public Health Order Continuation and Update on Gatherings (see here)

  • Statewide Public Health Order Continuation and Update on Personal Services (see here)

  • Several states are coordinating closely with others within geographic vicinity on pandemic response and economic recovery efforts, including:

    — to www.natlawreview.com

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