FAQs Regarding Governor Tate Reeves’ Executive Order 1507


FAQs Regarding Governor Tate Reeves’ Executive Order 1507 Effective Monday July 13, 2020 at 8am for Jackson County

ALL BUSINESSES INCLUDING RESTAURANTS AND BARS IN JACKSON COUNTY must follow CDC guidelines minimizing the spread of COVID-19. These measures include:

-Maintaining at least 6 feet of social distancing
-Sending sick employees home, actively encouraging sick employees to stay at home
-Screening all employees at the beginning of their shift
-Employees are required to report any COVID-19 symptoms to their supervisor
-Employees must follow appropriate measures for PPE including a face covering over the mouth and nose while on duty and on breaks
-Hand sanitizer available for all employees

ALL RETAIL BUSINESSES IN JACKSON COUNTY must follow CDC guidelines minimizing the spread of COVID-19. These measures include:

-CUSTOMERS MUST WEAR A FACE COVERING AT ALL TIMES WHILE IN A RETAIL STORE
-Employees shall be provided a face covering that covers the mouth and nose. While on duty employees are required to wear the face covering.
-Face coverings need to be cleaned at least once a day
-Hand sanitizer shall be available for employees and the public at the entrance/exit of the business
-Maintaining at least 6 feet of social distancing including cashier lines
-Carts/Baskets shall be sanitized after each use. All high touch areas shall be sanitizer once every 2 hours.

ALL GATHERINGS IN JACKSON COUNTY must adhere to the following guidelines:

-Individuals shall maintain a social distance of 6 feet
-Social gatherings/activities shall be limited to 10 people indoors and 20 people outside
-Face coverings must be worn at all times inside and outside (when unable to maintain 6 feet social distancing)

View Executive Order 1507 in its entirety here: https://www.sos.ms.gov/Education-Publications/Pages/Executive-Orders.aspx

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1800, Ocean Springs, MS 39566-1800
Delivery Address: 1018 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564