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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Governor Issues Empowering A Healthy Georgia Executive Order

On May 28, Governor Brian Kemp extended the Public Health State of Emergency through July 12, 2020. On June 11, 2020, he issued a new executive order, providing additional guidance on empowering a healthy Georgia. Unless noted otherwise in specific sections, the order is in effect from June 16 until June 30, 2020. 

Residents and visitors should continue to practice social distancing and refrain from gathering, as defined in the order. All residents and visitors are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings as practicable while outside of their residence, except when eating, drinking, or exercising outdoors. Everyone should also practice sanitation in accordance with CDC guidelines. Those who meet the criteria for higher risk of severe illness as defined by the CDC are required to continue to shelter in place through June 30, 2020. 

The executive order provides restrictions and requirements for businesses such as restaurants, bars, gyms, movie theaters, food establishments, and more. Businesses looking for additional guidance may view Governor Kemp’s Statewide Executive Order: Guidelines for Businesses.

Click here to view the June 11 Executive Order in its entirety

Link to Georgia Department of Economic Development

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