Where can I learn more about Governor Larry Hogan's guidance/Executive Orders for Maryland residents and businesses?
Latest Guidance from Governor Hogan:
On Tuesday, August 31, Governor Larry Hogan announced that, based on the state’s improving health metrics, Maryland will begin to move into Stage Three of the ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery,’ with additional safe and gradual reopenings. As with Stages One and Two, Stage Three will be implemented in multiple phases with a flexible, community-based approach that empowers individual jurisdictions to make decisions regarding the timing of reopenings.
STAGE THREE BEGINS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 AT 5:00 PM:
As part of the state’s initial entry into Stage Three, Governor Hogan announced the following additional safe and gradual reopenings:
- INDOOR THEATERS. Indoor theaters where live performances occur or motion pictures are shown may open to the general public at 50% capacity, or 100 people per auditorium—whichever is less—with appropriate health and safety protocols in place.
- OUTDOOR VENUES. Outdoor venues where live performances occur or motion pictures are shown outdoors may open to the general public at 50% capacity, or 250 people—whichever is less—with appropriate health and safety protocols in place.
- RETAIL AND RELIGIOUS FACILITIES. Capacity for retail establishments and religious facilities may increase from 50 to 75 percent.
Click here to read Governor Hogan's full press release.
Previous Executive Orders/Guidance:
August 27, 2020: Hogan Announces Every County School System Now Fully Authorized to Begin Safely Reopening
July 29, 2020: Hogan Announces Expanded Statewide Mask Order
June 30, 2020: Hogan Announces $190 Million in COVID-19 Relief for Small Businesses, Higher Education, and Nonprofit Organizations
June 10, 2020: Hogan Announces Next Stage Two Reopenings, Including Indoor Dining and Outdoor Amusements
June 3, 2020: Hogan Announces Beginning of Stage Two of Maryland’s COVID-19 Recovery, Safe and Gradual Reopening of Workplaces and Businesses
May 27, 2020: Hogan Announces Resumption of Outdoor Dining, Additional Activities to Complete Stage One of Recovery
May 13, 2020: Stage One: Hogan Announces Gradual Reopenings With Flexible, Community-Based Approach, 'Safer At Home' Advisory
April 24, 2020: Hogan Introduces Safe, Gradual, and Effective ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery’
March 30, 2020: Hogan Issues Stay at Home Order
March 23, 2020: Hogan Announces Closure of All Non-Essential Businesses, $175 Million Relief Package for Workers and Small Businesses Affected By COVID-19
March 16, 2020: Hogan Orders Closure of Bars and Restaurants
March 5, 2020: Hogan Declares State of Emergency