Published: Tue, March 24, 2020
Electronics | By Kelly Massey

Evers to Issue "Safer at Home" Order on Tuesday

Evers to Issue

In fact, business leaders have suggested that it is imperative to slow the growth of the disease and that the state cease all non-essential business statewide.

According to a JSOnline report from Monday morning, Evers made the decision to call the order a "stay at home" order opposed to a "shelter in place" order to dissuade citizens from thinking that martial law was being imposed. "We've taken important steps, but folks, time is of the essence".

Evers said almost 13,000 restaurants across the state have been ordered to close except for delivery and pickup services.

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The order from Evers, which he is calling "safer at home", follows his orders to close the state's K-12 schools and various businesses, including bars, restaurants and hair salons.

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The governor's order will require almost all workers in the state to work remotely or lose their jobs by closing all workplaces that aren't deemed essential". He did not provide details on what the order might mean for construction companies, manufacturing, or hotels.

"Safer at Home" must allow essential health workers and health-supporting industries - including all those supporting and providing care and critical supply chain in hospitals, clinics, health centers, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, blood banks and many others - to continue helping our hospitalized patients and the frail elderly. As of Sunday no cases had been reported in Door or Kewaunee County. "I know we're all are looking forward to the day when our communities are healthy again, and when we can visit our favorite supper club on a Friday night with family and friends". "Please #StayHome and help us save lives". Shrinking your circle of interactions will help prevent the spread of COVID-19. They should also not schedule play dates or sleep overs, or dinner parties, etc.

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