Governor Parsons has put into place a statewide social distancing order on to begin taking place at 12:01 am on March 23 until April 6.
This order states
1. To avoid social gatherings of 10 or more (spontaneous or planned)
2. To avoid eating at dine-in restaurants, bars and food courts, however carry-out and drive-thru are allowed
3. In accordance with the guidelines from the CDC, people shall not visit nursing homes, long term care facilities, retirement homes and assisted living facilities unless to provide critical assistance
4. Schools shall remain closed
If you must go out to places like gas stations, grocery stores, parks and banks, be sure to maintain a distance of 6 feet between yourself and others.
Always practice good hand washing for 20 seconds with warm soap and water, cover your cough, avoid touching your face and stay home when you do not feel well.
For more information on this order, attached is the press release from Governor Parsons.
Macon County Prosecuting Attorney’s Press Release regarding enforcement of this executive order: March 23, 2020 – Prosecuting Attorney Press Release