State issues immediate closure order
March 18, 2020
A notice from Governor Mark Gordon is immediately closing businesses and public spaces throughout the state, according to Michael Pearlman, communications director for the governor's office.
The closure will remain in effect until April 3. According to a press release, the closure includes “schools, theaters, bars, nightclubs, coffee shops, employee cafeterias, self-serve buffets, salad bars, unpackaged self-serve food services, gyms, conference rooms and museums.” Restaurants can remain open, but only provide service through curbside pickup orders or from drive through windows.