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On Sunday, March 22, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a Stay at Home order, which puts some limits on business operating in Louisiana as the Governor seeks to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the state and flatten the curve. For the purposes of this Stay at Home order, Proclamation Number 33 JBE 2020, businesses consistent with guidance from the Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) may remain open and individuals may leave their residence to perform any work necessary to provision, operate, and maintain these businesses.
The following business categories are consistent with the CISA guidance:
Essential Infrastructure. This includes, but is not limited:
Organizations that provide charitable and social services. Businesses and religious and secular nonprofit organizations, including food banks, when providing food, shelter, and social services, and other necessities of life for economically disadvantaged or otherwise needy individuals, individuals who need assistance as a result of this emergency, and people with disabilities.
Hardware and supply stores. Hardware stores and businesses that sell electrical, plumbing, and heating material.
Critical trades. Building and Construction Tradesmen and Tradeswomen, and other trades including but not limited to:
Supplies for Essential Businesses and Operations. Businesses that sell, manufacture, or supply other Essential Businesses and Operations with the support or materials necessary to operate, including:
Residential facilities and shelters. Residential facilities and shelters for adults, seniors, children, and/or people with developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, substance use disorders, and/or mental illness, and domestic abuse shelters.
Manufacture, distribution, and supply chain for critical products and industries. Manufacturing companies, distributors, and supply chain companies producing and supplying essential products and services in and for industries such as:
Hotels and motels. Hotels and motels, to the extent used for lodging and delivery or carry-out food services.
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