Governor Whitmer Extends Stay Home, Stay Safe Order, Directs Michiganders to Wear Homemade Masks in Enclosed Public Spaces
Governor’s Executive Order Lifts Restrictions on Activities like Lawn Care, Golfing, Boating
LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order 2020-59, extending her “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order through May 15. The new order will require people to wear homemade face coverings when they enter enclosed public spaces. It will also lift some restrictions on outdoor activities and allow some workers who perform previously suspended activities to go back to work.
To view video of the governor’s press conference, click here.
To view the PowerPoint presentation the governor used, click the link below:
See below for photos from the governor’s press conference:
You can read and download Executive Order 2020-59 on the Executive Orders page. Other Executive Orders are available as well as information on those that have been rescinded and new ones that have taken their place. Some have frequently asked questions to help you understand what they are for.