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UPDATE: Full List of Essential Businesses That Can Stay Open in Maryland

On Monday, March 23, 2020, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan gave an update on the response to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Larry Hogan announced an executive order closing all nonessential businesses. His order does not restrict residents from leaving their homes. Essential businesses providing medical care, as well as food and groceries will be permitted to remain open. Re: Order of the Governor of the State of Maryland, Number 20-03-23-01, dated March 23, 2020, Amending and Restating the Order of March 19, 2020, Prohibiting Large Gatherings and Events and Closing Senior Centers, and Additionally Closing All Non-Essential Businesses and Other Establishments At this time, the Office of Legal Counsel recommends that the Administration interpret the above referenced Order as follows: 1. Not a Shelter-in-Place Order. The Order is not a shelter-in-place order. However, all Marylanders are urged to remain home, and employers are urged to promote work-from-home arrangements to the greatest extent possible. 2. Businesses, Organizations, and Facilities That May Remain Open. The following is a nonexhaustive list of businesses, organizations, and facilities that are included in the federal critical infrastructure sectors. The Order does not require these businesses, organizations, and facilities to close. a. The Chemical Sector includes, but is […]

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