At midnight tonight, all non-essential businesses and operations in Maine are ordered to close their physical locations that are public facing. Today Governor Janet Mills issued an Executive Order mandating that shopping malls, gyms. hair salons, etc. that allow customer, vendor or other in-person contact shutter for 14 days.
The order does not include businesses that are essential, such as restaurants. TAKEOUT and Delivery is Still Allowed!
The order also closes non-essential business sites that require more than 10 workers to convene in a space where physical distancing is not possible. These businesses may continue activities that do not involve in-person contact and convenings, and should facilitate the maximum number of employees working remotely.
Non-essential businesses and operations subject to the order include, but are not limited to, shopping malls, fitness and exercise gyms, spas, barber shops, hair salons, tattoo and piercing parlors, massage facilities, nail technicians, cosmetologists and estheticians, electrolysis services, laser hair removal services, and similar personal care and treatment facilities and services. Restaurant TAKEOUT and Delivery is Still Allowed!
Order is in place for 14 days until April 8.