Governor Lamont Executive Order

  • Effective March 23, 2020 at 8:00pm through April 22, 2020
  • Non-essential businesses shall reduce their in-person workforces by 100%
  • Not later than 3/23 at 8:00, Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) shall issue binding guidance about which businesses are essential
  • Included will be the16 businesses deemed critical infrastructure by the Dept. of Homeland Security available at
  • Gas stations and convenience stores are included as essential
  • Any other business may be deemed essential after requesting an opinion from DECD.