Governor Kemp extends shelter-in-place order

Governor Kemp extends shelter-in-place order

On Thursday, April 2, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp issued a shelter-in-place order for the State of Georgia. The order goes into effect Friday, April 3, 2020 at 6 p.m. and will expire Monday, April 13, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. On Wednesday, April 8, Governor Kemp extended the shelter-in-place order through Thursday, April 30.

The Governor’s Executive Order incorporates the Department of Homeland Security guidance regarding “essential critical infrastructure workers.” It appears that our members can conduct in-person operations while taking measures to mitigate the exposure and spread of COVID-19. Also, the state order appears “to supersede all local ordinances to the extent that they conflict and state that no local ordinance can be more restrictive or less restrictive.”

View the executive order HERE.

View the guidance and FAQs for the executive order HERE.

For more resources from the Gwinnett Chamber, click HERE.

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