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Governor Update – Essential Services | March 23, 2020

Posted on November 4, 2020


March 23, 2020 | 12:00 PM

Today, March 23rd, Governor Charlie Baker issued an emergency order requiring all businesses and organizations that do not provide “COVID-19 Essential Services” to close their physical workplaces and facilities to workers, customers and the public as of Tuesday, March 24th at noon until Tuesday, April 7th at noon. These businesses are encouraged to continue operations remotely.

Read a list of essential services.

Due to the evolving spread of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, Governor Baker has directed the Department of Public Health to issue a stay at home advisory. This means all residents are advised to stay home during this time in order to curb the spread of this virus. Residents may conduct essential grocery shopping and pick up medication.

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