Government Directives

Government Directives 2020-04-04T20:49:18+00:00

Federal Government

General guidelines in place for America through April 30th:

  • No groups of more than 10.
  • Do not visit nursing, retirement, or long-term care facilities.
  • Practice Good hygiene.

Helpful links with further links to federal government resources:

  • Most comprehensive list of resources and information from the federal goverment
  • Official federal government response website
  • Official information from the centers for Disease Control and Prevention Here.

State Government (Indiana)

General guidelines:

  • Stay at home order through April 6th (Extended on April 3rd to April 20th, 11:59pm). All citizens must stay at home unless doing an essential activity. This is an order, not a recommendation. FAQ
    • But taking a walk outside, with proper physical distancing, is ok, and even good! See the FAQ page
    • Outdoor activities are good for the body and soul, and are encouraged.
    • Just be sure to keep 6ft from those around you.
  • in-person K-12 education closed through the end of the school year. Year will be finished with e-learning: text of order.
  • State parks open without gate fee. (Inns, restrooms, nature centers closed.)

Helpful Links:

Local Government (St. Joseph County)

General Guidelines:

  • Generally same as State.
  • County parks open without gate fee. (Restrooms and facilities closed.)