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Governor Murphy Announces Statewide Stay at Home Order, Closure of All Non-Essential Retail Business

Updated:  3/21/2020

Source:  NJ COVID-19 Information Hub (see original link below)

Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 107 further directs the closure of all non-essential retail businesses to the public, with the exceptions of:

  • Grocery stores, farmer's markets and farms that sell directly to customers, and other food stores, including retailers that offer a varied assortment of foods comparable to what exists at a grocery store;

  • Pharmacies and medical marijuana dispensaries;

  • Medical supply stores;

  • Gas stations;

  • Convenience stores;

  • Ancillary stores within healthcare facilities;

  • Hardware and home improvement stores;

  • Banks and other financial institutions;

  • Laundromats and dry-cleaning services;

  • Stores that principally sell supplies for children under five years;

  • Pet stores;

  • Liquor stores;

  • Car dealerships, but only for auto maintenance and repair, and auto mechanics;

  • Printing and office supply shops;

  • Mail and delivery stores.

Nothing in the Order shall limit:

  1. the provision of health care or medical services;

  2. access to essential services for low-income residents, such as food banks;

  3. the operations of the media;

  4. law enforcement agencies, or

  5. the operations of the federal government.

Compliance with this order is not voluntary.



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