Governors Take Swift and Decisive Actions Responding to Spread of Coronavirus

As the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to grow, governors in the Northeast states are taking swift and decisive action coordinating their response teams with federal, state and local public health officials to ensure the states are prepared and taking necessary precautions.

Stay at Home Emergency Orders Issued for COVID-19
State IssuedExpires 
Maine 3/18/205/31/20 
New Hampshire3/27/206/21/20 
New York 3/20/205/28/20 
Rhode Island3/28/205/8/20 
Notes: Click on each state to read the Governor’s latest orders. 
All original orders have been extended.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization are monitoring the spread of the coronavirus and have the latest information on their websites.

COVID-19 cases continue to spread rapidly. Northeast states are providing their own local updates. Most states have issued domestic travel restrictions and stay at home orders. Links to each of the state public health sites along with latest news stories are provided below.




New Hampshire

 New York

 Rhode Island


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