COVID Info By State

The CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FEMA and The White House have a dedicated site providing up-to-date information on COVID-19. The CDC has a solo dedicated site as well here. Each U.S. State has its own information including executive orders, resources and data.

U.S. State COVID-19 Sites and Status:

Last updated: April 13, 2020 at 4:40pm

Alabama STATEWIDE

Gov. Kay Ivey issued a shelter-in-place order for residents of Alabama effective April 4 through April 30.

Alabama to Waive Employer Charges for COVID-19 Related Claims State Urging Employers to File Claims on Employees’ Behalf

Alaska  STATEWIDE

On March 27th, Gov. Mike Dunleavy and the State of Alaska are issuing the following mandate to go into effect March 28, 2020 at 8:00 am and will be reevaluated by April 11, 2020.

Alaska now has a COVID Economic Stabilization Plan. 

Alaska Critical Workforce Infrastructure

Arizona STATEWIDE

Gov. Douglas Ducey’s Executive Order to Stay Home, Stay Healthy and Stay Connected released March 23, 2020 and will remain in effect through April 30. 

Arkansas STATEWIDE ADVISORY

Gov. Asa Hutchinson sign a Proclamation that citizens of the state of Arkansas have been advised to take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including the advisement to minimize person-to-person contact, avoid large gatherings, and to stay home if they feel ill.

California STATEWIDE

On March 19th, California became the first state to implement a statewide stay at home order. Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a mandatory stay at home restriction and permits only essential businesses to stay open. These services include grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, food banks, convenience stores, delivery restaurants, banks, and local government offices like law enforcement agencies. 

California COVID-19 Resources for Employers and Workers

Colorado  STATEWIDE

Gov. Jared Polis signed an Executive Order ordering Coloradans to stay at home effective March 25, 2020. Previously, cities like Denver and nearby Boulder both announced stay at home orders effective March 24th and remain in effect through April 26.

Colorado Public Health Order on closures.

Connecticut STATEWIDE

Monday, May 24th, a statewide ‘Stay Safe, Stay Home’ order was implemented under Gov. Ned Lamont’s orders. This order states that all non-essential and not-for-profit businesses should close, this list of essentials includes health care, law enforcement, food service, and similar critical services. This order will remain in effect through May 20.

Connecticut Business Exemptions for Coronavirus – Executive Order 7H

Connecticut Businesses Approved to Receive Disaster Assistance Due to COVID-19

Delaware STATEWIDE

Gov. John Carney issued a statewide stay at home order effective March 24th, until May 15 or until health threat eliminated. The order advises all non-essential businesses to close and that families try to stay home unless departure is necessary.

Delaware’s list of essential and non-essential businesses.

Delaware’s tips for managing your finances including tips and links for small businesses.

Florida STATEWIDE

Gov. Ron DeSantis is signing an Executive Order to stay-at-home effective April 2 and will remain in effect for 30 days.

Georgia  STATEWIDE

Georgia’s Gov. Brian Kemp has signed an extended stay-at-home order to be in effect April 8 through April 30.

Hawaii STATEWIDE

Gov. David Ige implemented stay at home orders statewide effective March 25 through April 30.

Idaho STATEWIDE

An Order to Self-isolate for individuals living in Idaho was signed into order on March 25, 2020, by the Director of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and remains in effect until April 15.

Idaho Statewide Stay-Home Order Essential Services

Illinois STATEWIDE

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has extended the stay at home order through April 30. 

Illinois Catalog of State Financial Assistance

Indiana STATEWIDE

Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed a NEW Executive Order effective April 7 at 11:59pm for the state of Indiana. This order states that businesses not included as selling the necessities of life may remain open only for online or call-in ordering with delivery or curbside pickup. These retail businesses shall comply with social distancing and sanitation of applicable areas and other mitigation measures to protect its employees and the public.

Iowa VARIED LOCATIONS

Currently no statewide stay at home orders in Iowa at this time. Mayor Frank Crownie asked all residents in Des Moines, Iowa to shelter in place voluntarily on March 21.

Kansas STATEWIDE

Gov. Laura Kelly issued Executive Order to institute a temporary, statewide stay-home order for the state of Kansas effective March 30 through April 19.

Kentucky STATEWIDE

Gov. Beshear announced an executive order closing all non-life-sustaining businesses to in-person traffic by Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 8 p.m. as well as a Healthy at Home order. Businesses that can stay open still need to practice safe social distancing.

Louisiana STATEWIDE

Gov. John Edwards issued a statewide state at home order after announcing that Louisiana has the fastest growth rate of coronavirus cases in the US. This order takes effect Monday, March 23, and has been extended through April 30. 

Maine STATEWIDE

Gov. Janet Mills announced a stay at home order in effect April 30

Maryland STATEWIDE

Gov. Larry Hogan announced a statewide stay-at-home order which goes into effect March 30 at 8 p.m until emergency concludes. 

Massachusetts  STATEWIDE

Gov. Charlie Baker signed an Executive Order that took effect on March 24 and has been extended until May 4.

Michigan STATEWIDE

Gov. Gretchen Witmer has ordered a statewide stay at home order, with exceptions to critical workers. This order goes into effect March 24 and has been extended through May 3. 

Minnesota STATEWIDE

Gov. Tim Walz has extended the stay at home order through May 13 for all residents in Minnesota. 

Mississippi STATEWIDE

Gov. Tate Reeve issued a statewide executive order for residents to stay at home effective April 3 through April 20.   

Missouri  STATEWIDE

Gov. Mike Parson issued a statewide stay at home order effective April 6 for the state of Missouri through April 24. 

Montana STATEWIDE

Gov. Steve Bullock issued an updated Executive Order on April 7. The order is in effect through April 24.

Nebraska STATE WIDE DHM

Currently, all 93 Nebraska counties are under a Directive Health Measures (DHM). 

Nevada STATEWIDE

Gov. Steve Sisolak issued a stay at home directive effective April 1 through April 30. 

New Hampshire STATEWIDE

New Hampshire’s Gov. Chris Sununu issued a stay-at-home order effective March 27 through May 4.

New Hampshire’s list of essential businesses. 

New Jersey  STATEWIDE

By March 21, New Jersey had already declared a statewide stay at home order. Gov. Phil Murphy, stated no gatherings were permitted and only essential businesses would remain open, which included pharmacies and medical marijuana dispensaries, grocery stores, gas stations, pet stores, laundromats, banks, liquor stores and mail and delivery stores. This order is in place until revoked or modified.

New Mexico STATEWIDE

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Grishman announced the institution of a statewide stay at home instruction effective March 24. All New Mexicans are instructed to stay at home with exceptions to outings essential to healthcare, safety, and welfare.

New York  STATEWIDE

Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an Executive Order effective through April 29. 

North Carolina STATEWIDE

Gov. Roy Cooper has issued an updated Executive Order No 131 that went into effect April 9 adding Retail Establishment Requirements effective for 30 days (April 29) unless modified or rescinded.   

North Dakota NO ORDERS

Currently no statewide stay at home orders in North Dakota at this time. 

Ohio  STATEWIDE

Gov. Mike DeWine was one of the first states to issue a statewide stay at home order. This order is in effect March 23 and has an extended expiration date of May 1.

Oklahoma VARIED LOCATIONS

Currently no statewide stay at home orders in Oklahoma at this time. Edmond, Norman, Oklahoma City, Stillwater and Tulsa have stay at home orders. 

Oregon STATEWIDE

After seeing no change in park and beach populations, Gov. Kate Brown issued a statewide stay at home policy for the residents of Oregon. This order prohibits all nonessential and social gatherings and is effective March 23 until suspended. 

Pennsylvania STATEWIDE

Gov. Tom Wolf signed an Executive Stay-at-home Order and Sec. of Health, Rachel Levine signed a stay-at-home order on April 1 going into effect at 8pm for a statewide stay-at-home through April 30.

Rhode Island STATEWIDE

Gov. Gina Raimondo on March 28 issued a general stay-at-home order, scheduled to last until April 13 but has since been extended through May 8.

South Carolina STATEWIDE

Gov. Henry McMasters signed an Executive Stay at Home Order April 7 to remain in effect until the emergency has concluded. 

South Dakota STATEWIDE

Gov. Noem Issued Executive Order Regarding COVID-19 Guidelines

Tennessee STATEWIDE

Gov. Bill Lee issued a safer at home order for the state of Tennessee and has extended it through April 30. 

Texas STATEWIDE

Gov. Greg Abbot has issued a stay at home order for the state of Texas effective April 2 through April 30.

Utah STATEWIDE

Gov. Gary Herbert issued a Stay Home, Stay Home order updated on April 10 to remain in effect through May 1.

Vermont STATEWIDE

Gov. Phil Scott signed a statewide order to stay home/stay safe on March 24 which has been extended through May 15.

Virginia STATEWIDE

Gov. Ralph Northam issued a stay at home order effective March 30 and will remain in effect through June 30. 

Washington STATEWIDE

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statewide stay at home order in place through May 4.

Washington Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers.  

West Virginia STATEWIDE

West Virginia was the last state to receive a confirmed case of the coronavirus but it didn’t take long for Gov. Jim Justice to accompany many of the other states in issuing a statewide stay at home order to keep residents safe. This order is effective March 24 until terminated.

West Virginia guidance on the essential critical infrastructure workforce.   

Wisconsin STATEWIDE

Gov. Tony Evers issued a statewide stay at home order effective March 25 through April 24 or until a superseding order is issued.

Wisconsin Essential Businesses

Wyoming VARIED LOCATIONS STATEWIDE CLOSURE OF NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES

Gov. Mark Gordon has signed an executive order to close non-essential businesses and forbidding gatherings of 10 or more. effective March 27. Currently no statewide stay at home orders in Wyoming at this time. However, Jackson has issued a stay at home