Jackson County's "Safer at Home" Recovery Plan which provides guidelines for reopening is now in effect. Stay up to date on the guidelines and local information at cityofLS.net/coronavirus.

Health Orders and Proclamations

Emergency Orders Currently in Effect

Jackson County Health Department (Amended and Re-Issued on February 26, 2021)
Effective February 26, 2021
Amends dining restrictions on bars and restaurants. Bars and restaurants will now be allowed to resume normal operating hours. Gatherings under 50 people are no longer required to submit a Gathering Protocol.
Safer At Home Recovery Plan | Recovery Plan FAQs

City Emergency Order No. 2021-1 (Issued & Effective January 28, 2021)
Extends the City's state of emergency to March 31, 2021

Governor's Executive Order 20-19 (Issued & Effective November 19, 2020)
Extension of State of Emergency to March 31, 2021
Show Me Strong - Missouri's Recovery Plan | FAQs & Guidance

Past Proclamations issued by Mayor Baird 

September 25, 2020

proclamation extending the City's state of emergency to January 31, 2021.

July 31, 2020

A proclamation extending the City's state of emergency to September 30.

June 29, 2020

proclamation extending the City's state of emergency to July 31.

May 29, 2020

A proclamation extending the City's state of emergency to June 30.

May 8, 2020

proclamation extending the City's state of emergency - set to expire on May 15 - through May 31.

April 16, 2020

proclamation extending the City’s state of emergency - set to expire on April 16 - through May 15.
proclamation to allow for the curbside sale of alcohol at certain businesses through May 15. 

March 17, 2020

proclamation declaring a state of emergency in response to COVID-19. This 30-day declaration will help expedite emergency response efforts, allow the City to quickly procure needed resources and alter policies and processes in order to protect public health and safety.