WHAT IS SHELTER-IN-PLACE?
LAST UPDATE: April 1, 2020 @ 3:30pmCST - next update will follow the Governor's 3:30pm press conference.
(BASED OFF OF THE PREVIOUS SHELTER-IN-PLACE ORDER ISSUED BY THE GOVERNOR FOR LAUDERDALE COUNTY. OUR OFFICE WILL REVISE THIS PAGE UPON RECEIVING NEW INFORMATION SHOULD THESE GUIDELINES CHANGE.)
What you CAN do under a shelter-in-place order.
You may leave your home:
to perform acts necessary for your health and safety or the health and safety of family members (including pets) or other persons who are unable to or cannot leave their home:
to obtain food and necessary supplies or services for yourself, your family, or others who cannot leave their home
to engage in individual outdoor activity
to perform work supporting an Essential Business
What you CANNOT DO under a shelter-in-place order:
Fitness and exercise gyms, dance studios, clubs, tattoo parlors, spas, salons, barber shops, and other similar personal care and grooming facilities must close.
You must stay home and may only leave for essential activities. (However, you may leave homes that are unsafe, for example, due to domestic violence or sanitation issues.)
• Individuals involved in Essential Travel must observe social distancing and COVID avoidance guidelines as specified by the CDC.
• Individuals using space outside their homes shall avoid gatherings of more than 10 people and shall maintain a six-foot separation from other persons when outside.
• Non-essential businesses shall cease except for minimum operations necessary to maintain the condition of facilities, inventory and equipment, to perform payroll and benefits functions, and to facilitate employees’ remote work.
• Essential Businesses as identified in Executive Order 1463 (as supplemented) are permitted to remain open to perform essential functions
• Restaurants may remain open only for delivery, drive-through and curbside service.
• All public and private, social and non-essential gatherings in excess of 10 people shall be cancelled or rescheduled.
• All places of amusement and recreation, indoor and outdoor, including but not limited to amusement parks and rides, museums, playgrounds, children’s party and play facilities, parks (not including walking trails), movie theaters, bowling alleys and social clubs, shall be closed to the public.
The order does not prevent a municipality from entering more restrictive measures.