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GOVERNOR WHITMER EMERGENCY ORDER (ASSEMBLAGES) 3/17/20 - (3/18/2020)

 

Governor Whitmer join other governors from across the country in closing places of public accommodation in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19).  She signed Executive Order 2020-9 instructed that the following places be closed by 3:00 PM on Monday, March 16threstaurants, cafes, coffee houses, bars, taverns, brewpubs, distilleries, clubs, movie theaters, indoor and outdoor performance venues, gymnasiums, fitness centers, recreation centers, indoor sports facilities, indoor exercise facilities, exercise studios, spas, and casinos.  

 The order clarifies the restrictions and provides  not restrict a place of business from offering food and beverage using delivery service, window service, walk-up service, drive-through service, or drive-up service. Places of public accommodation are encouraged to do so and use precautions to mitigate potential transmission of COVID-19, including social distancing. Restaurants may allow five people inside at a time to pick up orders, so long as they stay six feet apart from each other.

 

“This disease is a challenge unlike any we’ve experienced in our lifetimes,” said Governor Whitmer. “Fighting it will cause significant but temporary changes to our daily lives. By practicing social distancing and taking aggressive action now, the state is working to mitigate the spread of coronavirus so we reduce the risk that our health care system becomes overwhelmed. This is about saving lives. Michiganders are tough and we are going to get through this, but it will require everyone doing their part. That means making smart choices and not putting yourself or others at risk by going out in public unless it is absolutely necessary.”  

 

EO-202011-Emerg-order-assemblages-final-signed.pdf


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