Governor's Executive Order 2020-12, Stay Home
Governor Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-21 - Stay Home. Stay Safe. Save Lives.
On Monday, March 23, 2020, Governer Whitmer issued an executive order instructing Michigan residents to stay in their home or place of residence as much as feasible:
To suppress the spread of COVID-19, to prevent the state’s health care system from being overwhelmed, to allow time for the production of critical test kits, ventilators, and personal protective equipment, and to avoid needless deaths, it is reasonable and necessary to direct residents to remain at home or in their place of residence to the maximum extent feasible.
This order takes effect on March 24, 2020 at 12:01 am, and continues through April 13, 2020 at 11:59 pm.
This order does not apply to residents employeed in businesses and services identified as essential. These designations are outlined in the Executive Order as well as the Homeland Security Memorandum and will be updated as clarifications to this order are made.