Governor Brian Kemp issued his executive order for a statewide shelter in place initiative to begin Friday, April 3rd at 6:00 p.m. for at least a 10 day period.

You can read details of the order and the full text in this link.

A number of people still have questions about which businesses must close, how businesses may continue to operate, and where people can go. The Governor’s office provided the following packet for individuals to help answer additional questions on Thursday’s order.

  • Page 4 details ‘critical infrastructure’
  • There are several pages of industry-specific guidelines for businesses as laid out by the federal government
  • Page 20 details what happens if you’re NOT a critical infrastructure business
  • Page 22 offers additional ‘frequent questions’

The document is 22 pages and may take a moment to load.

Statewide Shelter In Place Handout
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Jessica Szilagyi
Jessica Szilagyi is a Statewide Contributor for She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as issues in law enforcement. She has a background in Political Science with a focus in local government and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. Jessica is a "Like It Or Not" contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta and has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and "Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers."


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