On Monday, March 23, Governor Eric Holcomb has released the Executive Order for Hoosiers to stay home as the state and country continue to try and fight the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. Below are some quick details about the Executive Order:
When does the order take effect?
The Stay-At-Home Order takes effect Tuesday, March 24 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The order ends on Monday, April 6, at 11:59 p.m. ET, but could be extended if the outbreak warrants it.
Where does the order apply?
The Stay-At-Home Order applies to the entire state of Indiana. Unless you work for an essential business or are doing an essential activity, you must stay home.
What is the guidance for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities?
State-operated developmental centers, intermediate care facilities for individuals with developmental disabilities and community integrated living arrangements will continue to provide care. All in-home direct care staff are considered essential staff and should continue to support individuals in the home setting.
This order is mandatory. For the safety of all Hoosiers, people must stay home and prevent the spread of COVID-19. For more information visit the Indiana Stay-At-Home Order FAQ webpage.