On April 16, 2020, Governor Parson announced he would be extending the statewide Stay at Home order until May 3, 2020.
Dr Randall Williams, the Director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has issued a state wide Stay at Home order for the State of Missouri. This order will go into effect on Monday April 6, 2020 at 12:00 am until Friday April 24, 2020 at 11:59 pm.
The order states –
- Residents should not leave their home or place of residence except for essential functions like accessing food, gas, prescriptions, health care and other necessities.
- If you should have to leave, you must practice social distancing, keeping at least 6 feet between yourself and others
- Essential workers should continue to work but shall adhere to social distancing at their place of work
- Retailers should limit the number allowed in their facility
- Residents of Missouri should avoid social gatherings, planned or spontaneous, of 10 or more people
- Schools shall close and remain closed
- Residents should avoid eating at dine in residents, but drive thru and carry out are acceptable
- People shall not visit nursing homes, long term care facilities, retirements home except to provide critical care
- All state office buildings are closed to the public
The order allows residents of Missouri to carry out essential functions and receive essential services.
Read the full order – Stay at Home Missouri Order