COVID-19: The latest info brought to you by OOIDA and Land Line

January 15, 2021

Land Line Staff

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Last update: January 15, 2021, at 12:16 p.m.  CST

OOIDA and Land Line Media are compiling the latest updates from federal and state governments on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. This page will be updated regularly as new reports or information becomes available. Bookmark or refresh this page for the latest updates. Click on the links below to be taken directly to the official documents. Information from Land Line is identified as such. For Land Line Media’s complete coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, click here.

Dates beside other links indicate the day on which the proclamation or order was issued. If you don’t see a date beside the link, it’s because the page being linked to is being updated regularly. Additional information you’ll find here is related to the mandatory statewide shutdowns, restaurant closures, and of course, parking.

Frequent visitors to this page, we have streamlined all of the information related to states and provinces in one chart so you see all the info in one place quickly. Detailed information follows below the chart, again, listed by state. For a detailed timeline of the COVID-19 outbreak, click here.

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 Centers for Disease Control

Homeland Security

Internal Revenue Service

Department of Labor

U.S. Customs & Border Protection

U.S. Small Business Administration

Looking for COVID-19 testing?

  • Website: https://www.ucaoa.org/Resources/Find-an-Urgent-Care
  • Search: ZIP Code and Distance (wider the search, the better)
  • Results: Will show in Map and list (use the list, as the map is only going to give you a name and website.)
  • In List, click company name. On most, you will get address, hours of service, phone number, and website (if available).
  • Check website for general COVID info first. It will usually tell you:
    • If they are not testing
    • How to schedule an appointment
  • Some websites will have:
    • Prescreen instructions
    • Where to go instead of their facility (assuming they don’t test)
  • The site is slow doing the search, but will quickly pull contact and website info, once you’ve made a selection.

Canada federal


Cross-border trucking


COVID-19 state & provincial notices

 
State/Province COVID-19 notices and orders – full details below chart
Alabama
Alaska
  • Emergency: Gov. Mike Dunleavy will issue another 30 day COVID-19 Public Health Disaster Emergency Declaration for the State of Alaska. The declaration goes into effect on 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, December 16, and expires at 12:01 a.m. on January 15, 2021. (December 10, 2020)
  • Reopening: Moving Alaska Forward Plan Phase 3/4 begins May 22. All businesses can reopen following social distancing guidelines including wearing face coverings in public. (May 22, 2020)
  • Masks: While no statewide mask order is in effect, certain counties, cities and towns have adopted local ordinances mandating the use of facial coverings in public. For details on local ordinances, check with the state or local health department. On July 22, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy ordered masks to be worn in all State of Alaska facilities. Details here. 
  • Travel Restrictions: Beginning October 16, Alaska has issued new orders for resident and non-resident travels. All individuals entering Alaska from another state or country must submit a Travel Declaration and Self-Isolation plan through the state’s online portal. Details here.  Instructions for critical infrastructure workers here. (October 16, 2020)
  • Reg: The Nov. 16 Outbreak Health Orders include an appendix of regulations that are suspended due to COVID-19. Suspended regulations include a number of permitting and commercial vehicle registration regs. Details. (November 20, 2020)
  • Reg: View all the latest COVID-19 restrictions in Alaska here.
  • Testing: Find COVID-19 testing in Alaska here.
Alberta
Arizona
Arkansas
British Columbia
  • Reopening: British Columbia remains in Phase 3 of its four-phase reopening. For a complete list of COVID-19 orders, notices and guidance in effect for the province, click here. (October 30, 2020)
  • Reg: Updated exemption for truckers to the policy that all drivers who have been outside Canada in the 14 days prior to entering British Columbia, regardless of their point of entry to Canada, must complete, file, and have approved a self-isolation plan before entering British Columbia, each time they enter the province. This includes land crossings at borders, and also drivers who entered Canada elsewhere in the 14 days prior to entering British Columbia. (April 11)
California
  • Shutdown:On December 21, 2020, a Supplement to the Limited Stay Home Order was signed. The supplement extended the Limited Stay Home Order until such time as the Regional Stay Home Order has terminated in all Regions in the State of California. (December 21, 2020)
  • Masks: Updated guidance requires masks or face coverings to be worn at all times when outside of the home, with some exceptions. (November 16, 2020)
  • Reg: Executive order directs the California Department of Transportation to create a process for issuing temporary encroachment permits enabling commercial activities in the state highway right-of-way, allowing businesses located along state highways to expand their outdoor dining options onto sidewalks and parking areas, where safety permits. (October 28, 2020)
  • Reg: HOS and Motor Carrier Property Permits waived (March 17, 2020)
  • Reg: Expiring commercial licenses from March 2020 to February 2021 extended through February 28, 2021. (December 30, 2020)
  • Reg: California DMV expands online services to allow for CDL renewals online (Aug. 4, 2020)
  • Reg: DMV extends expiring driver licenses for drivers under age 70 through 2021. Additionally, commercial drivers may submit medical certificate updates for their license through the DMV’s Virtual Field Office, virtual.dmv.ca.gov. (May 22, 2020)
  • Parking: Rest areas open. View a list of all rest areas that have food trucks here.
  • Food: Food trucks allowed in rest areas. On June 15, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order extending the time frame by 60 days. (June 15, 2020)
  • Food: Effective July 13, all counties must close indoor operations for dine-in restaurants, wineries and tasting rooms. Additionally, bars, brewpubs, breweries, and pubs must close all operations both indoor and outdoor statewide, unless they are offering sit-down, outdoor dine-in meals. Alcohol can only be sold in the same transaction as a meal. (July 13, 2020)
  • Travel Advisory: The governors of California, Oregon and Washington have issued a travel advisory encouraging residents to stay close to home and avoid non-essential travel. Details. (November 13, 2020)
  • Testing: Free, confidential COVID-19 testing is available to every Californian that needs it. Appointments are required. Details here.
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
  • Reopening: Phase Two adjustments went into effect November 25. Those adjustments include decreased capacity at restaurants and limits on the number of attendees at indoor and outdoor gatherings.
  • Masks: Updated order extends requirements for wearing face coverings and masks by individuals living in, working in and visiting the District Children older than age 2 are now required to wear masks. Masks are required to be worn in all businesses and public establishments as well as on public transportation. Includes updated enforcement mechanisms.
  • Reg: All D.C. DMV documents with an expiration date on or after March 1 will remain valid until 45 days after the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency concludes. Eligible documents include driver licenses, identification cards, vehicle
    registrations, inspections, ticket payments and ticket adjudication responses. (July 16, 2020)
  • Food: Effective Monday, December 14, the maximum indoor capacity at restaurants is reduced to 25 percent. (November 23, 2020)
  • Travel: Per Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Nov. 23 update, Hawaii is the only state not considered high risk. Virginia and Maryland remain exempt. Anyone coming into Washington, DC from a high-risk state (within the prior 14 days) who was traveling for non-essential activities will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days from their arrival in the District. Travel to and from Maryland and Virginia is exempt from the Order. (November 23, 2020)
  • Testing: Individuals are encouraged to get tested through their own health care provider so that when the test results come back the patient is already connected to the health care they need. If an individual needs a COVID-19 test and they do not have a provider, there are a number of options to obtain a test and a provider. If an individual needs a test and their provider is unable to give them a test, that individual should come to one of the District’s walk-up or drive-thru sites.
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
  • Reopening: Act With Care phase in effect, limiting capacity at most businesses. Masks and social distancing required. Gov. David Ige’s latest supplementary emergency proclamation extends the COVID-19 emergency period through December 31. It leaves in place the 14-day mandatory quarantine requirement for out-of-state travelers. However, beginning October 15, a pre-travel testing option will allow travelers an alternative to the mandatory 14-day quarantine. (November 16, 2020)
  • Travel: The mandatory 14-day quarantine for all out-of-state travelers remains in effect. All incoming travelers are required to create a profile and fill out an online health questionnaire on Safe Travels. The state of Hawai‘i will only accept Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) from a certified Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) lab test results from trusted testing and travel partners. A 14-day mandatory quarantine will be required for trans-Pacific travelers arriving without a confirmed negative COVID-19 test taken within the 72 hours before departure of the final leg of their trip to Hawai‘i. Travelers will not be able to obtain a Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) upon arrival at any Hawaiʻi airport. Beginning November 6, travelers from Japan may bypass the State of Hawai‘i’s mandatory 14-day quarantine with a pre-travel test. (November 2, 2020)
  • Masks: An updated statewide mandate issued Nov. 16, requires those ages 5 and up to wear masks in all indoor public settings, in private vehicles when members of other households are present, and outdoors when 6 feet distance from non-household members can’t be maintained. There are limited exceptions, such as when eating and drinking, or for those with medical conditions. Violation is a misdemeanor with penalties of up to a year in jail and a $5,000 fine. (November 16, 2020)
  • Parking: Rest areas open.
  • Food: Crowds limited to 10; takeout and delivery only for at least next 30 days.
Idaho
  • Reopening: Gov. Brad Little introduced modified Stage 2 restrictions including limiting the number of people who can gather indoors or outdoors to 10, with exceptions for certain activities. (December 30, 2020)
  • Masks: While no statewide mask order is in effect, certain counties, cities and towns have adopted local ordinances mandating the use of facial coverings in public. For details on local ordinances, check with the state or local health department.
  • Reg: Idaho DMV issues notice of emergency extensions, including driving credentials and vehicle registrations. All credentials/registrations which expired between March 1 and May 31 are valid until June 30. Details here.
  • Food: Gatherings of more than 10 people prohibited, with certain exceptions. Patrons at restaurants, bars and night clubs must remain seated. (December 30, 2020)
  • Testing: The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is partnering with Get Tested COVID-19 to maintain an active, accurate database for designated COVID-19 testing centers in Idaho. Idahoans can visit get-tested-covid19.org and type in their ZIP code. The site will show a list and map of testing centers within 40 miles of the ZIP code entered.
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
  • Re-opening: Gov. Laura Kelly announced a new plan to combat the spike in COVID-19 cases. The plan includes a public health campaign, community engagement conversations and an executive order establishing a statewide face-covering protocol. (November 18, 2020)
  • Masks: Effective Wednesday, Nov. 25, any Kansas county that does not already have its own face-covering protocol in place will be under the statewide protocol. Under the order, Kansans shall wear face coverings when inside public spaces, or in situations where physical distancing of 6 feet cannot be maintained. Guidance regarding specific locations or situations in which face coverings should be worn is outlined within the order. Kansans under age 5, those with medical conditions, and others outlined in the order are exempt from face covering protocol. Details. (November 18, 2020)
  • Outbreak: The Kansas Turnpike Authority is warning motorists who entered the food court or restrooms between July 2 and July 4 they may have been exposed to COVID-19. Affected individuals should contact their primary care provider if they develop any of the following symptoms within 14 days from the date of their visit. (July 7, 2020)
  • Reg: Updated order extending deadlines for motor vehicle and drivers license registrations and renewals through until potentially January 26, 2021. (September 10, 2020)
  • Reg: Executive Order No. 20-65, extending conditional and temporary relief from certain motor carrier rules and regulations during state of disaster emergency. 9/17/20. Expires Dec. 31, 2020 (September 14, 2020)
  • Reg: Executive order removing online license renewal restrictions. Drivers under age 65 may now renew their drivers licenses online between now and July 31 or the expiration of the statewide disaster order, which comes first. (June 17, 2020.)
  • Parking: Rest areas open.
  • Food: Mass gatherings limited to 45; restaurants must provide 6 feet between tables, no salad bars or buffets.
  • Testing: The state of Kansas maintains an online database of testing centers here.
Kentucky
Louisiana
  • Reopening: Gov. Edwards extended his modified Phase Two order, including Louisiana’s statewide mask mandate, to January 13, 2021, as hospitalizations have exceeded the level reached during the second surge in July. (December 22, 2020)
  • Masks: Order requires face coverings for everyone ages 8 and older except for the following: Anyone who has a medical condition that prevents the wearing of a face covering; Anyone who is consuming a drink or food; Anyone who is trying to communicate with a person who is hearing impaired; Anyone who is giving a speech for broadcast or to an audience; Anyone temporarily removing his or her face covering for identification purposes; Anyone who is a resident of a parish without a high COVID-19 incidence that has opted out of the masking mandate. Masks are strongly recommended for children ages 2 to 7. (July 11, 2020)
  • Reg: Order increasing the total gross weight of any vehicle or cobination of vehicles hauling relief loads to 88,000 lbs. Expires May 31. (March 18, 2020)
  • Reg: License plate expirations after March 9 extended to May 10. (March 13, 2020)
  • Reg: Late fees waived. (March 13, 2020)
  • Reg: IRP registrations expiring March 31 extended to May 31. (March 13, 2020)
  • Parking: Rest areas open.
  • Food: Crowds limited to 25% capacity or 75 people inside; 25% capacity or 150 people or outside. All restaurants are limited to 50% of their indoor capacity. Restaurants should move as much dining outdoors as they can. Social distancing is required. (December 22, 2020)
  • Gatherings: All Louisianans are encouraged to avoid gatherings of individuals not part of their households. (December 22, 2020)
  • Health: Keeping Calm through COVID Hotline available 24/7. Counselors can direct callers to mental health and substance abuse counseling services. The telephone number is 1-866-310-7977.
  • Testing: The state of Louisiana maintains an online portal to help residents locate COVID-19 testing in their communities. Details here.
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
  • Reopening: Gov. Baker issued a revised Stay-At-Home advisory instructing residents to avoid leaving their homes between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Along with the Stay-At-Home order, the state issued orders closing certain businesses, including restaurants, liquor stores, movie theaters and indoor and outdoor event venues at 9:30 p.m. The latest orders also include updated mask requirements and restrictions on the size of indoor and outdoor gatherings. Read the full orders here. (November 2, 2020).
  • Masks: Updated orders require masks to be worn in all public spaces, even when social distancing is possible. (November 2, 2020)
  • Travel Advisory: Beginning Aug. 1, Massachusetts is adopting a 14-day quarantine for all residents and visitors entering the state, with limited exemptions. An exemption applies for commercial truckers who are working when they enter the state. Full details here (July 24, 2020)
  • Reg: The Registry of Motor Vehicles has created a dedicated website for commercial vehicles driver during the COVID-19 emergency. The website includes the latest extensions for expiring commercial driver’s licenses and learner’s permits as well as deadlines to renew expiring medical certificates. Medical certificates that expired between March 1 and June 1, 2020, have been extended until October 31, 2020.
  • Parking: All rest areas are open. However, the Mass Turnpike rest area will not have seating in food areas, and bathrooms at the Route 495 rest areas will not be available.
  • Gatherings: The latest order reduces the gathering size limit for gatherings at private residences: indoor gatherings at private residences are limited to 10 people and outdoor gatherings at private residences are limited to 25 people. The limit on gatherings held in public spaces and at event venues (e.g. wedding venues) is 25 people indoors and 50 people outdoors. The order also requires that all gatherings (regardless of size or location) must end and disperse by 9:30 p.m. (December 8, 2020)
  • Testing: Find COVID-19 testing and resources in Massachusetts here.
Michigan
  • Reopening:The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued a new emergency order that enacts a three-week pause targeting indoor social gatherings and other group activities. The order limits indoor residential gatherings to two households at any one time. Bars and restaurants will be open for outdoor dining, carry-out and delivery only. Gyms will remain open for individual exercise with strict safety measures in place. Casinos, movie theaters and group exercise classes will be closed. Professional and college sports meeting extraordinary standards for risk mitigation may continue without spectators, however all other organized sports must stop. Colleges and high schools may proceed with remote learning, but must end in-person classes. Details. (November 15, 2020)
  • Masks: The Department of Health and Human Services has issued updated guidance for masks and face coverings in public spaces. Details here. (October 29, 2020)
  • Reg: Expiring credentials, including CDL and chauffeur’s licenses, extended March 31, 2021. (January 7, 2021)
  • Reg: Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, Michigan is extending the enforcement waiver of IRP
    requirements through the end of September if credentials expired after March 1. (July 7, 2020)
  • Parking: Information lobbies at all Michigan Welcome Centers will be closed until further notice. At locations where it is possible, restrooms will remain open to the public. (March 16, 2020)
  • Gatherings:  Indoor gatherings are prohibited at non-residential venues and prohibited at residential venues, except where no more than 10 persons from no more than 2 households are gathered. Such gatherings should be held consistent with guidance issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for such gatherings. Outdoor gatherings are permitted only as follows: at residential venues, 25 or fewer persons are gathered, comprised of no more than 3 households. At non-residential venues: 25 or fewer persons are gathered at a venue without fixed seating, and attendance is limited to 20 persons per 1,000 square feet, including within any distinct area within the event space; 25 or fewer persons are gathered at a venue with fixed seating, and attendance is limited to 20% of seating capacity of the venue. All persons participating in gatherings are required to wear a mask. (November 15, 2020)
  • Health: Michigan has created a COVID-19 Hotline at 888-535-6136, answered seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Questions are answered by email at COVID19@Michigan.gov during the same hours.
  • Testing: Michigan has set up an online resource for COVID-19 testing locations. More info here.
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
  • Emergency: Gov. Mike Parson signed an executive order extending the state’s emergency declaration and certain orders suspending or waiving regulations pertaining to a variety of areas – including motor carriers – until March 31, 2021. (November 19, 2020)
  • Reopening:new page highlighting Missouri’s COVID-19 response efforts can be found on Governor Parson’s website. Topics include education, public safety, child care and families, vulnerable populations, mental health, business and economy, and the four Show Me Strong Recovery pillars – testing, PPE, health care system capacity, and data. (October 29, 2020)
  • Masks: While no statewide mask order is in effect, certain counties, cities and towns have adopted local ordinances mandating the use of facial coverings in public. For details on local ordinances, check with the state or local health department.
  • Reg: IRP, IFTA, trip and fuel permit requirements suspended. (March 17, 2020)
  • Reg: Weight allowances increased. (March 17, 2020)
  • Parking: Rest areas open.
  • Parking: State Highway Patrol announce truckers will be allowed to park, even overnight at scale houses during COVID-19 emergency. From MSHP Twitter. (April 7, 2020)
  • Health: The Missouri Novel Coronavirus Information Hotline is 877-435-8411. The state offers an online chat to answer COVID-19 questions. (March 23, 2020)
  • Testing: Missouri Department of Health And Senior Services offers a list and map of all COVID-19 testing facilities statewide. Check it out here.
Montana
Nebraska
  • Reopening:  All Nebraska counties are under Directed Health Measures from November 11 through November 30. Those measures include social distancing rules in a number of indoor establishments, including churches, capacity limits on indoor gatherings and mask requirements for staff and patrons of certain businesses. (November 11, 2020)
  • Masks: Masks are required for staff and patrons at salons, barbershops, massage therapy, bowling alleys, pool halls, body art establishments, and any other indoor businesses where staff and patrons are within six feet of each other for 15 consecutive minutes or more. Certain counties, cities and towns have adopted local ordinances mandating the use of facial coverings in public. For details on local ordinances, check with the state or local health department. (November 11, 2020)
  • Reg: Order providing relief to qualified commercial motor vehicles from FMCSRs 390-399 as well as weight and length exemptions when in direct response to COVID-19. Originally set to expire on May 31, it has been extended for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency. (April 29, 2020)
  • Testing: The TestNebraska website has links to a health assessment as well as online appointments for drive-thru testing.
Nevada
New Foundland
  • Reopening: Phased-in approach to offering motor vehicles services began June 10. More information, including online services, available here. (June 17, 2020)
New Hampshire
  • Reopening: Stay At Home 2.0 universal guidelines for reopening were allowed to expire on June 15.
  • Reg: State of Emergency declaration renewed for 21 days. (January 1, 2021)
  • Masks: Beginning Nov. 20, all persons over the age of 5 within the state of New Hampshire shall wear mask or cloth face coverings over their noses and mouths any time they are in public spaces, indoors or outdoors, where they are unable to or do not consistently maintain a physical distance of at least six feet from persons outside their own households. Read the order. (November 19, 2020)
  • Parking: Rest areas open.
  • Testing: Get COVID-19 testing here.
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
  • Reopening: Gov. Roy Cooper is extending until January 29 a modified stay at home order which requires nighttime closure for certain businesses and activities for all North Carolinians during overnight hours. Certain businesses and facilities are ordered to close to the public between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. This includes restaurants (with exceptions for take-out and delivery), bars, entertainment venues, certain retail establishments and other businesses and facilities specified in the order. All individuals in North Carolina must stay at home or the place they will remain for the night between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., unless an exception applies. The sale and service of alcoholic beverages is prohibited for on-site consumption between the hours of 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. Events or convenings outside of the home must end by 10 p.m. and guests must leave the establishment and travel home or to the place where they will stay for the night. The FAQ page has additional details. (January 6, 2021)
  • Masks: Executive Order  180 adds mask requirement to several additional settings including any public indoor space even when maintaining 6 feet of distance; gyms even when exercising; all schools public and private; and all public or private transportation when travelling with people outside of the household. The order also requires large retail businesses with more than 15,000 square feet to have an employee stationed near entrances ensuring mask wearing and implementing occupancy limits for patrons who enter. (November 23, 2020)
  • Reg: HOS waived on emergency relief loads. (March 10, 2020)
  • Reg: Certain size, weight restrictions waived. (March 10, 2020)
  • Gatherings: The capacity limitations on certain businesses, indoor and outdoor gathering limits and other public health measures implemented by previous executive orders are extended through Jan. 8, 2021. (December 8, 2020)
  • Parking: Rest areas open.
  • Tolls: The North Carolina Turnpike Authority will resume billing procedures for late payments for NC Quick Pass invoices. Collection will begin on Monday, Oct. 26. (October 22, 2020)
  • Testing: North Carolina has an online resource for no-cost community testing events. Details here.
North Dakota
  • Border: U.S. Customs and Border Patrol announces reduced hours at North Dakota ports of entry. Click for a complete list. (April 6, 2020)
  • Masks: State Health Officer order requiring face coverings to be worn in indoor businesses and indoor public settings as well as outdoor public settings where physical distancing isn’t possible, has been extended to 12:01 a.m. Jan. 18, 2021. The amended order still includes exceptions for children under age 5, individuals with a medical or mental health condition or disability that makes it unreasonable to wear a mask, and religious services. (December 9, 2020)
  • Reg: NDDOT begins Smart Restart with phased reopening on May 11. Essential services resume by appointment.
  • Reg: Order removing all weight restrictions on state highways and suspending all NDDOT in-person administrative hearings (March 24, 2020)
  • Reg: Extends expired driver’s licenses that expired after March 1, based on the following renewal schedule: Expired March, April or May 2020 are valid thru September 30. Expired in June 2020 are valid thru October 31. Licenses expired in July, August, or September 2020 are valid thru November 30. Licenses expired in November or December 2020 are valid thru December 31. Covers credentials including CDLs (August 10, 2020)
  • Reg: In accordance with Executive Order 2020-07, North Dakota IRP enrolled vehicles are recognized as valid while the Executive Order is in effect. (October 6, 2020)
  • Food: All bars, restaurants and food service establishments are limited to 50 percent of their licensed seated capacity, not to exceed 150 patrons, and are closed to in-person service between the hours of 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. Take-out, curbside and delivery will still be allowed during those hours. Effective Nov. 16 (November 14, 2020)
  • Testing: Find out where to get a COVID-19 test in North Dakota here.
Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia
Ohio
  • Masks: All individuals in Ohio, age 10 or older, must wear facial coverings in public at all times when: At an indoor location that is not a residence; Outdoors, but unable to maintain six-foot social distance from people who are not household members; Waiting for, riding, driving, or operating public transportation, such as a taxi, a car service, or a private car used for ride-sharing. Additional info here. (July 22, 2020)
  • Reg: Special permits for oversize loads of food, non-alcoholic beverages, medical supplies, cleaning products and other household goods. Must carry permit and OS form (both linked). (March 20, 2020)
  • Reg: HOS waived on emergency relief loads. (March 13, 2020)
  • Reg: Ohio is extending existing IRP Apportioned Registrations with expiration dates on or after March 9, 2020 through April 1, 2021, until July 1, 2021. (December 2, 2020)
  • Food: State DOT to allow food trucks at rest areas. Temporary Rest Area Food Truck Permit Info here. (April 10, 2020)
  • Testing: Find COVID-19 testing sites throughout Ohio here.
Oklahoma
  • Reopening: On Nov. 16, Gov. Kevin Stitt announced the Seventh Amended Executive Order 2020-20, which increases safety measures for restaurants, bars and state employees in Oklahoma to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  (November 16, 2020)
  • Masks: While no statewide mask order is in effect, starting Tuesday, Nov. 17, all 33,000 state employees under the executive branch will be required to wear a mask in common areas or when they’re around other people. All visitors to state agency buildings will also be required to wear a mask. The Oklahoma House of Representatives and the Oklahoma Senate also announced masks will be required for employees and visitors at the State Capitol. Certain counties, cities and towns have adopted local ordinances mandating the use of facial coverings in public. For details on local ordinances, check with the state or local health department.
  • Reg: HOS, size and weight fees waived for emergency relief loads. (March 18, 2020)
  • Reg: Oklahoma is extending its waiver of registration requirements for vehicles involved in emergency support efforts; it now expires June 29. (May 30, 2020)
  • Parking: Rest areas open.
  • Food: Starting Thursday, Nov. 19, all restaurants will be required to space tables at least six feet apart, unless tables, booths and bar areas are separated by sanitized dividers. All bars and restaurants will be required to close by 11 p.m. No in-person service of food or alcohol will be allowed after 11 p.m. except for restaurant drive-thru windows or curbside pickup. (November 16, 2020)
  • Testing: Find COVID-19 diagnostic testing sites in Oklahoma here.
Ontario
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Prince Edward Island
Québec
Rhode Island
Saskatchewan
South Carolina
  • Reopening: State of emergency order extended again. The order includes waivers for transportation. The order remains in effect for 15 days (December 23, 2020).
  • Masks: Gov. Henry McMaster issued an executive order requiring face coverings be worn in state government offices, buildings and facilities. The order also urges counties and municipalities to “enact or implement appropriate and narrowly tailored emergency ordinances, orders or other measures requiring individuals to wear a face covering.” Details.  You can also view local masking ordinances here. (October 2, 2020)
  • Reg: Transportation waivers in November emergency orders include waivers for transporting essential goods, including food, water, medicine, medical supplies and equipment, fuels, livestock, poultry, feed for livestock, crops and agricultural products (including timber and wood chips). Also provides relief from state size weight laws for 120 days on non-interstate highways for certain vehicles. (November 8, 2020)
  • Parking:SCDOT rest areas remain open, and our crews are more frequently cleaning high-touch surfaces, such as door handles and restroom surfaces.”
  • Food: Restaurants could begin offering dine-in at 50 percent capacity, effective May 11.
  • Testing: Find a COVID-19 testing site in South Carolina here.
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

 

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