Governor Mills has issued a "Stay Healthy at Home" mandate. The directive requires people living in Maine to stay at home at all times unless for an essential job or an essential personal reason, such as obtaining food, medicine, health care, or other necessary purposes.
Governor Mills’ “Stay Healthy at Home” Executive Order requires that Maine people remain at home unless to leave for an essential job or an essential activity.
Essential jobs are defined under Governor Mills’ March 24 Executive Order outlining essential businesses and operations.
Essential personal activities include the following with relation to an individual, their family, household members, pets, or livestock:
- Obtaining necessary supplies for household consumption or use, such as groceries, and supplies and equipment needed to work from home, laundry, and products needed to maintain safety, sanitation, and essential maintenance of the home or residence.
- Obtaining medication or medical supplies and seeking medical or behavioral health or emergency services.
- Providing care, including transportation, of oneself, a family member, friend, pet or livestock in another household or location for essential health and safety activities and to obtain necessary supplies and services.
- Traveling to and from an educational institution for purposes of receiving meals or instructional materials for distance learning.
- Engaging in outdoor exercise activities, such as walking, hiking, running, or biking, but, only in compliance with the social gathering restriction in Executive Order 14 and all applicable social distancing guidance published by the U.S. and Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Travel required by a law enforcement officer or court order; and
- Traveling to and from a federal, State, or local government building for a necessary purpose.
MUNICIPAL MANDATES AND ORDERS
STATUS OF TOWN FUNCTIONS AND FACILITIES
Click on the town name for more detailed information at their individual COVID-19 resource page
|COUNTY||Facilities closed to the public - drop boxes for Deeds and Probate|
|BALDWIN||Town office closed to public|
|BRIDGTON||Town Facilities closed to public, except for transfer station|
|BRUNSWICK||Shelter in Place order - all municipal building closed to public|
|CAPE ELIZABETH||State of Emergency Order - Town offices, parks and public facilities closed|
|CASCO||Town facilities closed, except for Transfer Station|
|CHEBEAGUE ISLAND||Town office closed to the public|
|CUMBERLAND||Town hall services suspended|
|FALMOUTH||Most public facilities closed to public|
|FREEPORT||Public buildings closed|
|FRYE ISLAND||Island opening delayed until May 15|
|GORHAM||Municipal and recreations facilities closed to public|
|GRAY||Town buildings closed to public|
|HARPSWELL||Town office closed to public - Emergency order halting short term rentals, quarantine on out of state|
|HARRISON||Offices closed to public|
|LONG ISLAND||Town Hall closed to public; follow link for event cancellations|
|NAPLES||Municipal buildings closed to public;halt on short term rentals, transient lodging, avoid seasonal homes|
|NEW GLOUCESTER||Town facilities closed to public|
|NORTH YARMOUTH||Municipal Facilities closed to public|
|PORTLAND||Stay at home order in place. Check website for status of trails, building and other facilities.|
|POWNAL||Offices closed to the public|
|RAYMOND||Town Buildings closed to the public|
|SCARBOROUGH||All public buildings closed|
|SEBAGO||Municipal buildings closed|
|SOUTH PORTLAND||Town facilities closed, stay at home order in place - check site for more details about services|
|STANDISH||Town buildings closed to public|
|WESTBROOK||municipal facilities closed to public|
|WINDHAM||Town buildings closed to public|
|YARMOUTH||Town facilities closed to public|