Gov. Baker Extends MA Stay-At-Home Advisory & Non-Essential Business Closure Until May 4th

March 31, 2020

The Massachusetts Governor is taking stronger action to combat the spread of coronavirus.

The state's stay-at-home advisory and non-essential business closure that went into effect on March 27th is now being extended until May 4th. The initial expiration date was April 7th. 

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"The next couple of weeks are going to be critical in this battle -- everyone needs to play their part" Baker stated in the press conference on Tuesday. 

"The state is filled with remarkable people and remarkable communities. Time and again we have watched them rise together to fight, to battle and to win. We are about to enter what will be perhaps the most difficult period associated with this particular virus and there's no doubt in my mind, the Lt. Governor's mind or anybody else's around here that you will all perform above and beyond" he added.

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President Trump recently announced that his administration will be extending all social distancing guidelines through April 30th. It is predicted that there will be a surge in cases sometime in the next two weeks, which seems to be the reason to take necessary action now to combat the spread of COVID-19 as much as possible. 

Gas Stations, liquor stores, and restaurants offering takeout, among others, will remain open. Click here to view our Take Out Shout Out of places offering takeout/delivery in MA.

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