Governor Burgum Press Conference

Pursuant to Executive Order of Governor Doug Burgum, as of 12:00 PM (noon) on Friday March 20, 2020:

1.            All restaurants, bars, breweries, cafes and similar on-site dining establishments in North Dakota are closed to on-sale/on-site patrons; take-out, delivery, drive-through or off-sale services may continue;

2.            Recreational facilities, health clubs, athletic facilities and theaters, including movie theater and music or entertainment venues are directed to close and cease operations.

A violation of Executive Order 2020-06 is an Infraction subject to a fine of up to one thousand dollars for each violation.

Essential businesses such as grocery stores, convenience stores, and gas stations are not affected by the order except to the extent that they provide on-site dining.

All businesses and organizations are highly encouraged to be proactive in adopting policies and procedures that promote social distancing and clean, sanitary spaces.

The City also encourages residents to avoid non-essential travel, avoid groups of 10 or more people, and practice social distancing, pursuant to guidelines published by the Centers for Disease Control and the President of the United States.  We can all help to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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