On March 17th, Governor Sisolak addressed a crowd of reporters and others to give what was basically a Coronavirus “State of the State” address. It gave some really alarming statistics on the spread of coronavirus. After that, the governor did what we all knew was coming. He “shut the state down”. For the next 30 days at least. What is essential vs non-essential businesses anyway? Read further to find out.
“I have spoken with the chief medical officers of all of Nevada’s hospitals to get their assessment of our current situation and most responsible next steps. They have advised that the most effective course of action is to direct all Nevadans to stay home and for all non-essential businesses to close to the public for 30 days,” Governor Sisolak said.
What’s determines “Essential” and “Non-Essential” is different for individuals. So the state has put a list together of different types of businesses, to help us understand what will be closed public foot traffic for the next 30 days.
Here is a link to the press release of the actions that Governor Sisolak and our state’s health entities are doing to mitigate the spread of this virus.
Health care facilities/operations
Law enforcement agencies
Supermarkets and grocery stores
Convenience stores and discount stores
Garbage collection companies
Post Office/ FedEx/ UPS
|Non-Essential Business |
Gyms and Rec Centers
Bars and clubs
Hair Salons and Spas