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Health Orders and Proclamations

Emergency Orders Currently in Effect

Jackson County Health Order (Issued August 6, 2021)
Effective August 9, 2021
Requiring a mask or face covering in an indoor place of public accommodation.
Report Supporting the Health Order

Governor's Executive Order 21-07 (Issued & Effective March 26, 2021)
Extension of State of Emergency to August 31, 2021
FAQs & Guidance

Past Proclamations issued by Mayor Baird 

June 22, 2021

proclamation superseding the March 31, 2021 order and terminating the City's state of emergency.

March 31, 2021

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

January 28, 2021

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

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, 2020.

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 21, 2020

proclamation establishing rules for public hearings conducted by videoconference during the Emergency Declaration.

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.