As of March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Pre-Arrival Checklist Implemented

As of March 20, 2020, Snap’s IT Department implemented a COVID-19 Pre-Arrival Checklist to screen our network of nationwide technicians on all jobs during this national emergency we are all facing. To streamline our ability of gathering this information, the checklist has been incorporated into our mobile app and allows Snap to proactively recognize exposure risks and protect your customers.

The screening questions within the COVID-19 Pre-Arrival Checklist are based on current preventative measures provided by the CDC. We are able to report off of the checklist data on all of your jobs if needed, and will continue to adapt as further information becomes available from the CDC.

Signature Policy Revised

In light of recent social distancing measures put in place throughout the US and Canada, if your customer does not want to complete the signature portion of our service ticket, our technicians will note “Waived – COVID-19” in the job completion details on the service ticket. The safety of our technicians and your customers are our highest concern and we are committed to doing our part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the communities we all serve.

We are happy to answer any questions you might have. Please know that we will continue to assess the situation and implement solutions that instill an additional level of confidence within the services that Snap provides to our partners.


As of June 29th, 2020

COVID-19: Travel and Work Restrictions by Region

The following is a list of regions that have implemented transportation, movement, and/or work restriction directives as well as mandates for face coverings and plans to reopen. We continue to update this list of states as regions execute new or adapt current orders.

  • Alabama: A statewide “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 4/4/20 and expired on 4/30/20.
    • Reopen Plan: A new “Safer at Home” order went into effect on 4/30/20 and will continue through 5/15/20 which contains guidelines to reopen portions of the economy. Phase One of the “Reopen Alabama Responsibility” plan was released on 4/17/20. An amended “Safer at Home” order went into effect 5/11/20 and will extend through 5/22/20 which includes an expanded list of items to reopen.
  • Alaska: A “Social Distancing” mandate went into effect on 3/28/20, was extended, and expired on 4/21/20.
  • Arizona: A “Stay Home, Stay Safe, Stay Healthy” order went into effect on 3/30/20 and will continue through 4/30/20. The order directs all residents to limit their time away from their place of residence but allows businesses classified as Essential Functions to remain open and maintain operations. The order was amended and extended with new modified restrictions through 5/15/20, at which time the order expired.
  • California: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/19/20 which directs all individuals living in the state to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure sectors.
    • Face Coverings: Guidance was released on 6/18/20 which mandates that face coverings be worn in public places statewide, with certain exceptions.
    • Reopen Plan: On 4/13/20 CA, OR, and WA announced an agreement on a shared vision for reopening their economies. CO and NV joined this Western States Pact on 4/27/20. On 4/28/20 a four-state “Resilience Roadmap” was announced to gradually reopen some lower-risk businesses and public spaces in CA. On 5/8/20 the state will begin to move into Stage Two, with guidelines released 5/7/20.
  • Colorado: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/26/20 and will continue through 4/11/20. The order was extended through and expired on 4/26/20.
    • Face Coverings: An Executive Order went into effect on 4/17/20 and will continue through 5/17/20 which requires workers in critical businesses and critical government functions to wear non-medical face coverings. The order was extended through 6/16/20. An order allowing businesses to refuse service to unmasked customers was released on 6/4/20.
    • Reopen Plan: A “Safer at Home” order was issued on 4/26/20 as part of a phased approach to reopening the economy that encourages but no longer requires residents to stay at home and allows non-critical businesses to open with restrictions. Guidance was issued on 4/22/20 with further details and timeline for implementation. On 4/27/20 it was announced that CO and NV would join WA, Or, and CA in the Western States Pact — a working group of Western state governors with a shared vision for modifying stay at home orders. The “Safer at Home” Order was amended on 5/27/20 to allow additional businesses to open under abundant precautions. The “Safer at Home” Order and its modifications were extended. the state moved into the next phase of reopening on 6/16/20 with the “Protect our Neighbors” phase and new guidance on gatherings.
  • Connecticut: A “Stay Safe, Stay Home” order went into effect on 3/23/20 and will continue through 4/22/20. The order directs all non-essential businesses to implement any telecommuting or work from home procedures that they can safely employ. The order was extended through 5/20/20.
    • Face Coverings: An order went into effect on 4/20/20 which requires residents to wear a mask or face covering any time they are out in public and cannot maintain a social distance of at least six feet from other people. This includes retail stores and essential workplaces, and in situations where a person is in a taxi, ride-share or public mass transit service or enclosed transit stop.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home Order is still in effect, CT, DE, MA, NJ, NY, PA, and RI have agreed to a multi-state council to get people back to work and restore the economy. Council appointees were announced on 4/19/20. A four-state process to begin to reopen the state began with Phase One on 5/20/20. Phase Two began on 6/17/20.
  • Delaware: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/24/20 and will continue through 5/15/20. The order directs individuals to shelter-in-place at their residence and orders all non-essential businesses to close. The order and its modifications were extended through 5/31/20.
    • Face Coverings: An order went into effect on 4/25/20 which requires residents to wear a face covering when in public. All businesses are also required to provide employees with a face covering to wear while working in areas open to the general public and areas in which coming within 6 feet of other staff are likely. The Order and its other modifications was extended through 5/31/20.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home Order is still in effect, CT, DE, MA, NJ, NY, PA, and RI have agreed to a multi-state council to get people back to work and restore the economy. Council appointees were announced on 4/19/20. A three-phased “Restarting DE’s Economy” plan was announced. On 5/5/20 interim steps were announced that will allow small businesses to expand services with social distancing in place that will go into effect on 5/8/20. A statement on the Economic Reopening was released on 5/8/20. On 5/16/20 reopening guidance was released for Phase One, which will begin on 6/1/20. An update was released on 5/23/20 with modified restrictions and information. Phase Two will begin on 6/15/20.
  • Florida: A statewide “Safer at Home” order went into effect on 4/3/20 and expired on 5/4/20. The order directs residents to limit their movements and personal interactions outside of their home to only those necessary to obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities as established in Miami’s previous Shelter in Place order.
  • Georgia: A statewide Executive Order to Ensure a Safe and Healthy Georgia went into effect on 4/3/20. The order was extended through and expired on 4/30/20.
  • Hawaii: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/25/20 and will continue through 4/30/20. The order directs all residents to stay at home unless performing an essential activity or to perform work in an essential business. The order was extended and transitioned to a new phase on 5/7/20.
    • Face Coverings: An order went into effect on 4/17/20 which encourages all people to wear a cloth face covering as described and recommended by the CDC. The order also directs all employees of essential businesses or operations who have any contact with customers or goods to be purchased to wear the cloth face covering recommended by the CDC while at their place of employment.
    • Reopen Plan: As part of the “Beyond Recovery” Reopening Hawaii” plan, the “Stay at Home” order transitioned to a “Safer at Home” order on 5/7/20 with new modified restrictions. On 5/19/20 that order transitioned to the “Act With Care” order which includes the reopening of medium-risk businesses.
  • Idaho: An “Order to Self-Isolate” went into effect on 3/25/20 and will continue through 4/15/20. The order was amended and extended through and expired on 4/30/20.
  • Illinois: A “Stay at Home” order which directs all business and operations in the state, except essential business and operations, to cease all activities within the state went into effect on 3/22/20 and will continue until 4/7/20. The order was extended through 4/30/20 and again through 5/30/20 with modified restrictions. The order expired on 5/30/20. 
  • Indiana: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/25/20 and will continue through 4/7/20. The order directs residents to only go out for essential errands, work, or business. The order was extended through 4/20/20 and again through 5/1/20, when it expired. 
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home Order is still in effect, Midwest Governors announced their plan on 4/16/20 to coordinate on reopening of economies in IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, OH, & WI. A new five-stage “Back on Track” order went into effect 5/1/20 which is a road map to recovery that allows most counties to start reopening 5/4/20 with the goal of lifting all restrictions by 7/4/20. A “Roadmap to Reopen Indiana” order went into effect on 5/1/20 with requirements for reopening businesses and entities. Stage 3 went into effect for much of the state on 5/22/20. Stage 4 went into effect on 6/11/20.
  • Kansas: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/30/20 and will continue through 4/19/20. The order directs residents to stay at home unless performing essential activities and allows businesses identified as essential functions in the Kansas Essential Function Framework (KEFF) to remain open. The order was extended through and expired on 5/3/20.
  • Kentucky: A statewide “Healthy at Home” order went into effect on 3/26/20. The order directs all residents to stay home and all businesses that are not life-sustaining to cease operations.
    • Face Coverings: An order was released on 5/11/20 which mandates masks for certain employees.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home Order is still in effect, Midwest Governors announced their plan on 4/16/20 to coordinate on reopening of economies in IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, OH, & WI. Additionally a “Healthy at Work” phased approach to reopening Kentucky’s economy was announced on 4/21/20. Guidelines with 10 Rules to Reopen Business was shared on 4/28/20. Phase One will begin on 5/11/20. Phase Two was announced on 5/8/20 and will begin on 5/22/20. Phase Three is schedule to begin on 7/1/20. A “Healthy at Work” timeline was released on 5/19/20 with dates for businesses reopenings.
  • Louisiana: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/23/20 and will continue through 4/13/20. The order limits the operations of all non-essential businesses by reducing operations to continue with minimum contact with members of the public and essential employees, while requiring proper social distancing. The order was extended through 4/30/20 and expired on 5/15/20. 
    • Face Coverings: The Executive Order also includes a mandate that went into effect in 4/30/20 which requires all employees of a business who have contact with the public to wear a mask or face covering.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home Order is still in effect, “Resilient Louisiana” was announced on 4/16/20, a state commission charged with examining Louisiana’s economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic and making recommendations for more resilient business-related activities and commerce in the coming months. The state will move to Phase One on 5/15/20, at which time the Stay at Home order will be lifted and additional businesses will be permitted to open under strict occupancy, protection and social distancing guidelines. Guidelines for businesses and workplaces to safety reopen during Phase Three were released on 5/24/20. Phase Two will begin on 6/5/20.
  • Maine: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 4/2/20 and expired on 4/30/20.
    • Face Coverings: The new “Stay Safer at Home” order includes a mandate that requires cloth face coverings in public settings where other physical distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
    • Reopen Plan: A new “Stay Safer at Home” order went into effect on 5/1/20 and will continue through 5/31/20 which establishes four stages to reopening the state, the first of which begins on 5/1/20. The “Restarting Maine’s Economy” plan was released on 5/19/20. An Order was issued on 5/29/20 which allows for the gradual easing of restrictions as the state continues to reopen.
  • Maryland: As an amendment to a previous order, a new “Stay at Home” directive went into effect on 3/30/20. The order directs all residents to stay at home except to perform certain Essential Activities and directs all Non-Essential Businesses to close. The Stay at Home order was amended on 5/6/20 and amended again on 5/13/20 with new modifications and expired on 5/15/20.
    • Face Coverings: An order went into effect on 4/18/20 which requires residents to wear face coverings when they go into public spaces.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home Order is still in effect, the “Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery” was released on 4/24/20 outlining a phased recovery plan. The amended Stay at Home order released on 5/13/20 allows for the reopening of certain businesses and facilities, subject to local regulation. The state moved into Stage One of recovery on 5/15/20 with a flexible, community-based approach that empowers individual jurisdictions to make decisions regarding the timing of reopening. Stage Two began 6/5/20. An order allowing certain businesses and facilities to reopen, subject to local regulation, was released on 6/10/20.
  • Massachusetts: An “Essential Services and Revised Gatherings” order went into effect on 3/23/20 and will continue through 4/7/20. The order directs non-essential businesses and organizations to close their physical workspaces and facilities to customers, workers, and the public. The order was extended through 5/4/20 and again through and expired on 5/18/20.
    • Face Coverings: An order went into effect on 5/1/20 which requires the use of masks or face coverings in public stations when appropriate social distancing measures are not possible.
    • Reopen Plan: The Phased “Reopening Massachusetts” plan was released on 5/18/20. Phase One began on 5/18/20, making businesses eligible to reopen, subject to their ability to comply with all mandatory safety standards. Phase Two began 6/8/20.
  • Michigan: A “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order went into effect on 3/24/20 and will continue through 4/13/20. The order directs all non-critical businesses to temporarily close and all residents to stay home or six feet away from others. The order was extended through 4/30/20 and again through 5/15/20 and again with modifications through 5/28/20. The order was rescinded on 6/1/20.
    • Face Coverings: As part of the new Stay at Home Order extension, people are also required to wear homemade, non-medical grade face coverings when they enter enclosed public spaces. Employers are also required to provide at least cloth face coverings to their employees.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home Order is still in effect, Midwest Governors announced their plan on 4/16/20 to coordinate on reopening of economies in IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, OH, & WI. The “MI Safe Start: A Plan to Re-Engage Michigan’s Economy” was released on 5/7/20 along with details of the Six Phases outlined within. An order with new allowances was released on 5/21/20. The state moved to Phase Four of the “MI Safe Start” plan on 6/1/20.
  • Minnesota: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/27/20 and will continue through 4/10/20. The order directs all residents to stay at home or in their place of residence except to engage in the Activities and Critical Sector work set forth. The order was amended and extended again with modified restrictions and expired on 5/18/20.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home Order is still in effect, Midwest Governors announced their plan on 4/16/20 to coordinate on reopening of economies in IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, OH, & WI. A new Executive Order will go into effect on 5/18/20 through 5/31/20 which details guidelines on “Safely Reopening Minnesota’s Economy and Ensuring Safe Non-Work Activities.” Additional businesses were permitted to reopen as of 6/1/20 with guidance for businesses and workers to safely return to work. An Executive Order with new reopening guidelines will go into effect on 6/9/20.
    • Minneapolis & St. Paul: An Order was issued in Minneapolis mandating any individual over the age of two, and medically capable of wearing a face covering, to cover their nose and month with a mask or other cloth coverings when indoor at places of public accommodation beginning 5/26/20. St. Paul also issued an Order requiring a face covering at all city-controlled properties when social distancing of at least six feet apart is not maintained. Additionally, businesses licensed by the City of St. Paul must require that all individuals wear face coverings beginning 6/1/20.
  • Mississippi: A statewide “Shelter in Place” order went into effect on 4/3/20 and will continue through 4/20/20. The order directs all individuals currently living in the state to stay at home or in their place of residence with exceptions. Essential Businesses or Operations identified in Executive Order 1463 may remain open and shall operate at such level necessary to provide essential services and functions. The order was amended and extended through and expired on 4/27/20. The order was extended again through 6/1/20.  The “Safe Return” order was extended through 6/29/20.
    • Reopen Plan: The Commission for Economic Recovery was announced that as leaders of the business community were tasked to chart a course for economic recovery and re-opening Mississippi’s economy. A new “Safer at Home” order went into effect on 4/28/20 and will continue through 5/11/20 which eases restrictions on businesses, still requires medically vulnerable people to remain home but allows more movement by others. While the order is still in effect, a new order was also released on 5/5/20 which loosens some restrictions.
  • Missouri: A statewide “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 4/6/20 and will continue through 4/24/20. The order directs residents to avoid leaving their homes or places of residence with exceptions and any entity that does not employ individuals to perform essential worker functions as set forth by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to adhere to the limitations on social distancing. The order was extended through and expired on 5/3/20.
  • Montana: A “Stay at Home” directive went into effect on 3/28/20 and will continue through 4/10/20. The order requires residents to stay home and temporarily closes all non-essential businesses and operations. The order was extended through and expired on 4/26/20.
  • Nevada: An emergency directive went into effect on 3/20/20 and will continue through 4/30/20. The directive orders all residents to stay home and all non-essential businesses to close. The order was amended and extended with new modified restrictions and expired on 5/15/20.
  • New Hampshire: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/27/20 and will continue through 5/4/20. The order directs all residents to stay home and all non-essential businesses (as outlined in Exhibit A) to close. On 4/24/20, the State of Emergency was extended by 21 days and expired on 5/4/20.
    • Face Coverings: Any business allowed to reopen under the new “Stay at Home 2.0” order is eligible for free masks from the state for their employees and customers.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home Order is still in effect, the Governor’s Economic Re-Opening Task Force was announced on 4/21/20. They will examine how to start to re-open some sectors of the economy in phases at the appropriate time, guided by public health. A new “Stay at Home 2.0” order went into effect on 5/1/20 and will continue through 5/23/20 with modified restrictions that relax some aspects of the previous order and re-open parts of the economy. A timeline with Universal Guidelines was also released. “Stay at Home 2.0” was extended through 6/15/20. Additional reopening guidelines were released on 6/5/20. The “Stay at Home 2.0” order will expire on 6/15/20. An Executive Order was issued on 6/15/20 regarding public health guidance for business operations and advising that residents are safe at home. Phase Two reopening took place on 6/8/20, 6/15/20, and 6/22/20.
  • New Jersey: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/21/20 which directs all residents to stay at home and all non-essential businesses to close.  The Public Health Emergency Order was extended through 5/7/20 and again through 6/6/20. The “Stay at Home” order was lifted on 6/9/20.

    • Face Coverings: An order went into effect on 4/11/20 which requires all individuals to wear face coverings when walking into restaurants or bars to pick up takeout orders or when utilizing public transportation.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home Order is still in effect, CT, DE, MA, NJ, NY, PA, and RI have agreed to a multi-state council to get people back to work and restore the economy. Council appointees were announced on 4/19/20. “The Road Back: Restoring Economic Health Through Public Health” was announced on 4/27/20 which outlines six principles and key metrics that will guide the process for lifting restrictions. A multi-stage approach to execute a responsible and strategic restart was unveiled on 5/18/20. Phase Two of the “Restart and Recover” plan will begin on 6/15/20.
  • New Mexico: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/24/20 and will continue through 4/10/20. The order directs all residents to stay at home and all non-essential businesses to close. The order was extended through 4/30/20 and extended again through at least 5/15/20 and then extended again through at least 5/31/20.
    • Face Coverings: The Public Health Emergency Order was amended to reflect that effective 5/6/20 all businesses over 50,000 sq ft are required to have all employees wear a mask. Effective 5/11/20 employees of all essential businesses that are open will have to wear a mask. Effective 5/16/20 masks will be required of everyone in public places, with exceptions for eating, drinking, exercising, and medical requirements.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Public Health Emergency Order is still in effect, it was modified effective 5/18/20 with loosened restrictions including allowing most retailers to operate at 25 percent of their maximum occupancy as determined by fire code. More eased restrictions were announced on 5/26/20. New businesses eligible for reopening were announced on 6/1/20.
  • New York: A “New York State on PAUSE” order went into effect on 3/22/20 and will continue through 4/15/20. The order mandates 100% closure of non-essential businesses statewide. The order was extended through 5/15/20 and again through 6/13/20.
    • Face Coverings: Another order went into effect on 4/15/20 which requires any employees of essential businesses or entities who are present in the workplace to be provided and wear face coverings when in direct contact with customers or members of the public. Additionally, a separate order went into effect on 4/17/20 which requires all individuals to cover their nose and mouth with a mask or cloth face-covering when in a public place and unable to maintain, or when not maintaining, social distance. An Executive Order was issued on 5/28/20 which authorizes businesses to deny entry to individuals not wearing masks or face coverings.
    • Reopen Plan: While the “State on Pause” order is still in effect, CT, DE, MA, NJ, NY, PA, and RI have agreed to a multi-state council to get people back to work and restore the economy. Council appointees were announced on 4/19/20. In NY, reopen decisions will be made on a region-by-region basis. On 4/26/20 a phased plan to reopen was announced. On 5/11/20, plans were announced to reopen statewide certain low-risk and recreational activities as of 5/15/20. A sixth region hit the benchmark to begin reopening 5/20/20, joining the other previously reopened regions. The “New York Forward” plan was released on 5/20/20 which outlines reopening on a regional basis as each region meets the criteria necessary to protect public health as businesses reopen. All regions of the state except New York city have moved into Phase Three. central New York, Mohawk Valley, North Country, Southern Tier, and the Finger Lakes regions entered Phase Four on 6/26/20.
  • North Carolina: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/30/20 and will continue through 4/29/20. The order directs all individuals to stay at home except for Essential Activities or to participate in or access COVID-19 Essential Businesses and Operations. The order was extended through 5/8/20.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home Order is still in effect, a path forward was outlined on 4/15/20. A Phase One Executive Order will go into effect on 5/8/10 which eases restrictions on travel, business operations, and mass gatherings. Phase Two will go into effect on 5/22/20.
  • Ohio: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/23/20 and will continue through 4/6/20. The order directs all persons to stay at home unless engaged in essential work or activity. The order was extended through and expired on 5/1/20.
  • Oklahoma: An Executive Order went into effect on 4/1/20, will continue through 4/30/20, and applies to all 77 Oklahoma counties. The order requires adults over the age of 65 and vulnerable individuals with serious underlying medical conditions to stay home and closes all businesses not identified as being within a critical infrastructure sector. The order was extended through 5/30/20.
    • Reopen  Plan: While Safer at Home guidelines are still in effect for those mentioned above, a phased “Open Up and Recover Safety” Plan was announced on 4/22/20 and Phase One began to go into effect on 4/24/20. Phase Two is set to go into effect on 5/15/20. Phase Three began on 6/1/20.
  • Oregon: A “Stay Home, Save Lives” order went into effect on 3/23/20 which directs all residents to stay at home to the maximum extent possible and which adds to the list of businesses that will be temporarily closed.
  • Pennsylvania: The order for all but “life sustaining” businesses to shut down went into effect on 3/19/20 and will continue through 4/30/20. The order was extended through 5/8/20. The order was extended through 6/4/20 for those counties still designated in the red phase per the Process to Reopen Pennsylvania plan. The order expired on 6/4/20.
    • Face Coverings: An order went into effect on 4/19/20 which requires businesses that are authorized to maintain in-person operations to provide masks for employees to wear during their time at the business, and make it a mandatory requirement to wear masks while on the work site.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home order is still in effect, CT, DE, MA, NJ, NY, PA, and RI have agreed to a multi-state council to get people back to work and restore the economy. Council appointees were announced on 4/19/20. Additionally a phased Plan for Pennsylvania was also announced and the Process to Reopen Pennsylvania were also announced. On 5/8/20 the Stay at Home order was lifted for those counties designated in the yellow phase. Businesses in those counties previously deemed non-life-sustaining are permitted to reopen if the follow the guidance. The Stay at Home order expired on 6/4/20, bringing all counties in the state into the yellow or green phase as of 6/26/20.
  • Rhode Island: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/28/20 and will continue through 4/13/20.  The order requires certain retail in-person operations to close. The order references the Department of Business Regulation which further clarifies that the state has not deemed any business essential or non-essential at this time. The order was extended through and expired on 5/8/20.
    • Face Coverings: An order went into effect on 4/18/20 which requires cloth face coverings for any employee working at a customer/client-facing business, non-profit organization, office-based businesses, and any other such business category as determined by the DBR that is still in operation.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home order is still in effect, CT, DE, MA, NJ, NY, PA, and RI have agreed to a multi-state council to get people back to work and restore the economy. Council appointees were announced on 4/19/20. A “Reopening RI: Charting the Course” phased plan was announced on 4/27/20. The Stay at Home order was lifted on 5/8/20, leaving certain restrictions in place and limiting re-openings with stringent health regulations. Phase Two of the reopening plan went into effect on 5/30/20 and 6/1/20.
  • South Carolina: A statewide Executive Order went into effect on 4/6/20 and will continue through 4/12/20. The order directs residents to stay at home with exceptions and calls for the closure of Non-Essential Businesses. The order was extended and expired on 5/4/20. 
    • Reopen Plan: While the Executive Order is still in effect, “accelerateSC,” a coordinated economic revitalization plan, was announced on 4/20/20 which reopens some retail stores and provides other exceptions. The previous “home or work” order, which encourages people to limit their movement, is now voluntary. Restaurants were permitted to reopen with limited dine-in services beginning 5/11/20.
  • Tennessee: A “Safer at Home” order went into effect on 3/31/20, was extended, and expired on 4/30/20.
    • Reopen Plan: The Economic Recovery Group to Reboot Tennessee Economy was announced on 4/16/20. As part of the “Tennessee Pledge,” a new Executive Order went into effect on 4/30/20 and will continue through 5/29/20 which keeps close-contact businesses closed but allows residents to return to work safely while encouraging continued adherence to health guidelines. Another order amending that Executive Order went into effect on 5/5/20 which allows the reopening of close contact personal services pursuant of new safety guidelines. And another order amending that Executive Order went into effect 5/7/20 which allows the reopening of small group, non-contact entertainment and recreational venues pursuant to new safety guidelines. An Executive Order went into effect on 5/22/20 which expands the number of people who may return to work safely while urging continued adherence to health and social distancing guidelines.
  • Texas: A statewide Executive Order went into effect on 4/2/20 and expired on 4/30/20.
    • Face Coverings: On 6/17/20, the Governor allowed Bexar County to impose fines on businesses not mandating face masks, paving the way for more counties and cities to do the same.
    • Reopen Plan: The Strike Force to Open Texas was announced on 4/17/20. The Governor’s Report to Open Texas was announced on 4/27/20. Restaurants, retailers, and other businesses were permitted to reopen on 5/1/20 with limited capacity restrictions. Phase Two to Open Texas was released on 5/18/20. Additional services and activities that can open up under Phase Two were announced on 5/26/20. Phase Three was announced on 6/3/20.
    • Dallas: An order went into effect on 4/17/20 which requires people to wear some form of covering over their nose and mouth when patronizing an Essential Business or using public transportation. The order also directs, to the greatest extent possible, that all non-medical employees who work at an Essential Businesses to wear face coverings while performing their work.
  • Utah: A statewide “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order went into effect on 3/27/20 and will continue through 4/13/20. The order encourages residents to stay home and work from home as much as possible. The order was extended through 5/1/20.
    • Face Coverings: Residents are encouraged to wear face coverings in public. Under “A Mask for Every Utahn” initiative, the state will provide one mask to each resident who needs one.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Stay at Home Order is still in effect, “Utah Leads Together,” a task force plan that outlines the path to recovery and identifies tools to gauge success in reopening the economy, was announced. A color-coded health guidance system was developed to guide health behaviors for individuals and businesses. An Executive Order moving much of the state to a Yellow Health Risk phase was released on 5/18/20. An Executive Order with updated guidelines for low-risk phase of reopening was released on 5/27/20. A county-by-county- map was released which indicates which phase specific areas are currently in.
  • Vermont: A “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order went into effect on 3/24/20 and will continue through 4/15/20. The order directs residents to stay at home, leaving only for essential reasons and provides exemptions for businesses and entities providing services or functions deemed critical. The order was extended through 5/15/20, at which time the “Be Smart, Stay Safe” order went into effect.
  • Virginia: A Statewide Order went into effect on 3/24/20 and will continue through 6/10/20. The directive orders the closure of certain non-essential businesses and urges residents to avoid non-essential travel outside the home. Certain essential businesses, organizations, and facilities may remain open.
    • Face Coverings: An order will go into effect on 5/29/20 which requires people ages 10 and older to wear face coverings when in public buildings and indoor businesses and when riding public transportation. It also requires all employees of essential retail businesses to wear a face covering whenever working in customer-facing areas.
    • Reopen Plan: While the Statewide Order is still in effect, a phased “Forward Virginia Blueprint” plan was announced on 5/5/20. An Executive Order was released on 5/12/20 which delays Phase One for Northern Virginia localities. An amended Executive Order was released on 5/26/20 with new Phase One guidance that eases certain temporary restrictions. The entire state is under Phase One as of 5/29/20. Phase Two began on 6/5/20; Richmond and Northern Virginia joined Phase Two on 6/12/20.
  • Washington: A “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order went into effect on 3/24/20 and will continue through 4/6/20. The order directs people to stay at home except to conduct or participate in essential activities and/or for employment in essential business services. The order was extended through 5/4/20 and again through 5/31/20.
  • Washington, D.C.: An order mandating the closure of non-essential businesses went into effect on 3/25/20 and will continue through 4/24/20. The order was extended through 5/15/20 and extended again through 6/8/20. The Stay at Home order was lifted on 5/29/20.
    • Face Coverings: An order went into effect on 4/17/20 and will continue through 5/15/20. The order requires people to wear a mask or face covering in certain situations—including employees, customers, and visitors of hotels, grocery stores, and other retail food sellers and taxis, ride-sharing companies, or private transportation providers. The order was extended through 7/24/20.
    • Reopen Plan: Phase One of the Reopening Plan began on 5/29/20. Phase Two began 6/22/20.
  • West Virginia: A “Stay at Home” order went into effect on 3/24/20 and expired on 5/4/20.
    • Reopen Plan: The “West Virginia Strong – The Comeback” plan was unveiled on 4/27/20 which detailed a six-week reopening process. a new “Safer at Home” order will go into effect on 5/4/20 which encourages but doesn’t mandate residents to stay at home and allows certain businesses to resume operations. An Order was issued that will formally allow businesses, currently scheduled to reopen in the 5/30/20 phase of the reopening plan, to resume operations on that date of they so choose. An Executive Order was issued that officially allows 6/8/20 reopenings.
  • Wisconsin: A “Safer at Home” order went into effect on 3/25/20 and will continue through 4/24/20. The order prohibits all non-essential business and prohibits all non-essential travel. The order was extended through 5/26/20. On 5/13/20, Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down the  “Safer at Home” order, effective immediately, rendering it unenforceable.