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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates in Your State

Please see below for the most up to date information from the governor’s office and various state agencies regarding COVID-19 orders that impact small businesses.

  • Continues the Public Health Disaster Emergency until June 25. The order lifts capacity limits on all businesses in the state effective June 12. Restaurants and bars; fitness centers; salons and barbershops; medical spas; theaters and performance venues; race tracks; enclosed malls; museums; zoos; bingo halls; pool halls; amusement parks; campgrounds; and other retail establishments must take reasonable measures to implement social distancing. Mass gatherings of more than 10 people may now take place if the organizer implements social distancing measures. The order continues to allow nonessential or elective surgeries and procedures pursuant to requirements.
  • Suspends code related to food establishment licensure; child health protection interviews; elevator standards; and more.
  • Extends tax-deferred savings deadlines and suspends code related to debt collection.
  • Provides professional licensure relief for certain professions.
  • Suspends alcohol license expirations.

Regulatory actions are being compiled. Please check back shortly.

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