Frequent Questions to Richmond's Stay At Home Order Effective March 25, 2020 12:01 AM
The City of Richmond has issued a Stay at Home Order effective March 24, 2020 at 11:59 PM:
This action orders the following:
- All individuals currently living within the City of Richmond to remain at their place of residence unless engaging in essential business.
- All businesses, except essential businesses should cease all activities at facilities located within the City of Richmond
- All public or private gatherings of any number of people occurring outside a single house or living unit are prohibited
- Restaurants may only provide take-out, delivery, or drive-through services as allowed by law.
- Religious and worship services may only be provided by video and teleconferencing while limiting in-person staff to ten people or less
- All elective medical, surgical, and dental procedures are prohibited anywhere in the City of Richmond.
Frequently Asked Question
- Can I still go to the grocery store?
Shopping for groceries would be considered an essential activity and should be done during store hours.
- My business delivers to restaurants in the Richmond/ Rosenberg area, can I work? Businesses that supply other essential businesses with support or supplies needed to operate, including employment agencies are allowed to operate.
- If we are we going under lockdown at midnight and I have to go to work in the morning, what should I do? If you are not performing an essential activity or reporting to a business that has been identified as essential in the “Stay at Home Order”, then we are asking that you remain at home so that we limit the number of possible exposures.