Gov. Lee said all residents should stay inside their homes and limit all movement outside beyond what is absolutely necessary to take care of essential needs.
By WVLT News | Posted: Mon 6:26 PM, Mar 30, 2020 | Updated: Tue 6:45 PM, Apr 07, 2020
(WVLT) -- Governor Bill Lee ordered all nonessential businesses in the state to close Monday afternoon. Gov. Lee said all residents should stay inside their homes and limit all movement outside beyond what is absolutely necessary to take care of essential needs. Here are what the state considers essential and non-essential businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Essential Businesses include: Health Care and Public Health Operations Human Services Operations Essential Infrastructure Operations Essential Government Functions Food and Medicine Stores Food and Beverage Production and Agriculture Organizations that Provide Charitable and Social Services Religious and Ceremonial Functions Media Gas Stations and Businesses Needed for Transportation Financial Institutions and Insurance Entities Hardware and Supply Stores Critical Trades Mail, Post, Shipping, Logistics, Delivery, and Pick-up Services Educational Institutions Laundry Services Restaurants for Off-Premises Consumption Supplies to Work from Home Supplies for Essential Businesses and Operations Transportation Home-based Care and Services Residential Facilities and Shelters Professional Services Manufacturing, Distribution and Supply Chain for Critical Products and Industries Hotels and Motels Funeral Services Copyright 2020 WVLT. All rights reserved.