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Governor Murphy announces mandatory closure of personal care businesses in New Jersey

Christian Fernsby ▼ | March 20, 2020
As part of the State’s effort to combat coronavirus and reduce the rate of community spread, Governor Phil Murphy and State Director of Emergency Management Colonel Patrick Callahan yesterday announced an Administrative Order mandating the indefinite closure of all personal care businesses which cannot comply with social distancing guidelines.
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“The fact remains that social distancing is paramount to our broader strategy to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the most vulnerable members of our community,” said Governor Murphy.

Topics: New Jersey

“While we understand the challenge these restrictions pose to New Jersey’s small businesses, we are actively working with the federal government to ensure that financial relief is made available to our business owners and workforce as quickly as possible.”