State Orders Closing Nonessential Businesses and Requiring Residents to Stay at Home
As the nation continues to grapple with COVID-19, governors in more than 30 states have taken efforts to promote social distancing and stem the pandemic by taking the following actions:
- Closing nonessential businesses;
- Requiring residents stay at home unless participating in essential activities; or
The state orders restricting daily life vary in scope, yet all either follow or are aligned with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) guidance in determining which businesses and activities are deemed essential. CISA’s guidance classifies financial services, including credit union services, as critical. As such, all states in issuing business closure and stay at home orders have created exceptions for credit unions to remain open and for people to perform activities at credit unions.
NASCUS has created a comprehensive matrix of the various state orders. The matrix will be continually updated and can be found