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Governor Ron DeSantis announces he will issue Stay-at-Home order

Posted on Apr 01, 2020

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Governor Ron DeSantis announced in a briefing on Wednesday he plans to sign a Stay-at-Home order that excludes essential services.

The order will go in effect at 12:01 a.m. April 3, and will last for until April 30.

The order says businesses are encouraged to provide carry-out and delivery for orders placed online or by the phone.

Essential activities were listed in the order include attending religious services, participating in recreational activity such as walking, biking, hiking, fishing, hunting, running, and swimming, and taking care of or assisting pets and loved ones.

All essential activities must be done consistent with social distancing guidelines.

The order says other essential activities may be added with the approval of the State Coordinating Officer.

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