Shelter in Place Ordinance

Only Leave Home To


  • Visit a doctor, dentist or healthcare provider for essential medical care for their family or household members, including obtaining medical supplies, medication or visiting healthcare professionals
  • Go to a grocery, pet or home improvement store to purchase essentials for the well-being of the family and home
  • Engage in outdoor activities like walking, biking, running and hiking if the social distancing requirement of six feet is maintained
  • Go to work at an essential business
  • Care for family members or pets at another household
  • Pick up food from restaurants


Prohibited Activities


  • All public and private gatherings
    • This ordinance does not prohibit the gathering of members of a household or living unit.
  • In-person social, religious or ceremonial gatherings
  • In-person eating or drinking at bars, restaurants or food courts
  • Visiting gyms or massage parlors
  • Visiting nursing homes, retirement or long-term care facilities
  • Children playing on playground equipment or any other public recreational structures


Essential Business


Healthcare

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Dentists
  • Pharmacies
  • Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies
  • Other healthcare facilities
  • Healthcare suppliers
  • Mental health providers
  • Substance abuse service providers
  • Blood banks
  • Medical research
  • Laboratory services
  • Ancillary healthcare services
  • Home or residential-based care for seniors, adults or children
  • Veterinary clinics


Government

  • All services provided by local government needed to continue to provide for the health, safety and welfare of the public if the six feet social distancing requirement can be maintained.


Infrastructure

  • Public works construction
  • Residential and Commercial construction
  • Airport operations
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Gas
  • Electrical
  • Oil refining
  • Roads and highways
  • Public transportation
  • Solid waste collection and removal
  • Internet and telecommunications systems
  • Banks


Restaurants, Retailers and Food Suppliers

  • Takeout service
  • Curbside service
  • Drive-thru service
  • Delivery
  • Businesses that ship groceries, food, goods or services directly to residents
  • Schools or other entities who provide pick-up and take-away food service
  • Grocery stores
  • Warehouse stores
  • Hardware stores
  • Gas stations
  • Convenience stores
  • Laundromats
  • Businesses that supply products needed to work from home
  • Bicycle repair stores
  • Auto and auto supply


News Media

  • Newspaper
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Other media services


Essential Service Providers

  • Non-profits providing food, shelter and social services
  • Childcare facilities providing services that enable employees exempt to work