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Stay Home Order Lifted

June 1, 2020

Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced that the Stay Home, Stay Safe order that Michigan has been under since March 23rd is lifted, effective immediately. However, there are still restrictions in place and guidelines to follow.

Under this order, retailers will be allowed to resume operations on June 4. Restaurants and bars may reopen fully on June 8. Swimming pools and day camps for kids will also be permitted to reopen on the same day. Those businesses and activities will be subject to safety guidance to mitigate the risk of infection. Other businesses and activities that necessarily involve close contact and shared surfaces, including gyms, hair salons, indoor theaters, tattoo parlors, casinos, and similar establishments, will remain closed for the time being.

Michiganders must continue to wear face coverings when in enclosed public spaces and should continue to take all reasonable precautions to protect themselves, their co-workers, their loved ones, and their communities. Indoor social gatherings and events of more than 10 people are prohibited. Outdoor social gatherings and events are permitted so long as people maintain six feet of distance from one another and the assemblage consists of no more than 100 people.

Any work that is capable of being performed remotely (i.e., without the worker leaving his or her home or place of residence) must be performed remotely.

Read the full order here.

For SBAM’s COVID-19 Response & Preparedness Template, click here.

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