Stay at Home Order Expiration Dates
Updated: May 11, 9:30 AM
Throughout the country, States have been implementing “Shelter in Place” or “Stay at Home” Orders as a response to the current COVID-19 Pandemic. The expiration dates for these orders vary State-to-State and in some instances are to be determined.
Though the US and other affected countries have made extraordinary efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, its progression remains unpredictable. Therefore, the expiration dates of State-wide Stay at Home Orders are subject to change at any time.
Michigan extends its Stay in Place order date to May 28
Stay in Place Order expiration date changes
Alabama— May 15
- Arkansas—May 4
- Hawaii—May 18
- Kansas—May 4
- Kentucky—May 11
- Louisiana—May 11
- Maine—May 31
- Michigan—May 15
- Mississippi—May 11
- New Hampshire—May 31
- Rhode Island—May 8
- South Carolina—May 12
- Wyoming—No stay at home order
States issuing orders to re-open businesses or lift Stay-at-Home Orders:
- Kentucky has adopted a phased reopening plan called Healthy at Work to begin after their Stay at Home Order expires
- Michigan has issued an Executive Order 2020-59 (COVID-19) containing new, mandatory requirements for employers who continue to operate in-person or who are now permitted to “resume” in-person operations.
- Alaska issued back to work guidance for Alaska beginning April 24.
- Colorado’s “back to work” plan details about the state’s looser restrictions, which will be in effect for the next 30 days
- Georgia has issued an order lifting some Stay at Home requirements to allow basic operations to return to operation.
- Idaho issued a phased reopening plan that would see a partial reopening of business beginning in the first half of May.
- Missouri outlined a phased reopening of some businesses beginning May 4.
- Montana issued a health order outlining a back-to-work phase that will begin lifting some restrictions for non-essential businesses on April 27.
- Oklahoma issued guidance for a “Phase I” reopening of the states non-essential businesses.
- South Carolina issued an order allowing a series of “non-essential” retail establishments to begin reopening.
- Tennessee is planning to lift the stay at home order for much of the state beginning April 27, and not extend the order in its current form past April 30 except for Shelby, Madison, Davidson, Hamilton, Knox and Sullivan counties.
- Texas is beginning the process of reopening the state’s businesses. Beginning Friday, April 24, non-essential retail services may reopen by utilizing a “retail-to-go” model. TX will begin reopening some in-person business operations beginning May 1. Workers must wear face masks, maintain social distancing, be medically screened before entering into the business, and be trained on proper cleaning.
States & areas issuing orders for workers to wear masks and keep social distancing while in the workplace and out of the home.
- Connecticut issued an Executive Order No. 7BB requires employees to wear masks and keep a safe social distance of 6 feet in the workplace.
- New York issued an Executive Order directing essential businesses to provide face coverings to their employees when in direct contact with customers or members of the public, at the expense of the employer.
- The City of San Francisco issued a similar Order for employees as well as individuals outside of their houses.
*UFN= Until Further Notice
|State||Order Enacted||Expiration Date|
|New Hampshire||3.27.20||May 31|
|New Mexico||3.23.20||May 15|
|New York||3.20.20||May 15|
|North Carolina||3.30.20||May 8|
|Rhode Island||3.15.20||May 8|
|South Carolina||3.23.20||May 12|
|South Dakota||4.3.20||May 2|
|Wyoming||--||No stay at home order|
Heather Nortz is the Sustainability Programs Coordinator for PRINTING United Alliance. Her primary responsibilities consist of running both the Sustainable Business Recognition and Safety Recognition Award Programs. She also contributes to industry specific research on matters of sustainability trends and environmental safety and health regulations. She regularly publishes articles and blog posts on these topics and consistently updates the PRINTING United Alliance website with advocacy related content. Nortz recently graduated from George Mason University with her Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and a concentration in Human and Ecosystems Response to Climate Change.