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

September 18, 2020

Land Line Staff

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Last update: September 18, 2020, at 2:23 p.m.  CDT

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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U.S. federal

 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
Alberta
Arizona
Arkansas
British Columbia
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
  • 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: 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)
  • Reg: Nebraska registrations that were extended by Executive Order 20-05 – including driver’s licenses, commercial driver’s license, vehicle registrations – will be required to be obtained and paid by August 31. Full list available here. (July 2, 2020).
  • Reg: IRP extension of deadline until May 31 (March 19, 2020)
  • Parking: From the Nebraska DOT: “We want to help support those who are transporting vital goods and services across the nation to those
    who need it most. NDOT has been working with its trucking partners and rest area contractors to ensure facilities will be opened to all who need them during this pandemic. As a result of these efforts, beginning today, all rest area facilities will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Contractors on-site will clean and sanitize the buildings during normal daytime hours. Travelers are reminded to wash hands, avoid unnecessary touching of surfaces and to maintain social distancing whenever possible.”
  • Food: Most restaurants limited to 10 people; takeout and delivery strongly encouraged. An executive order has forced restaurants in seven counties to close their dining rooms immediately. (March 25, 2020)
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
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia
Ohio
Oklahoma
  • Reopening: Phase 3 of the state’s reopening plan begins June 1. Details here. (May 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: 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.
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 (September 9, 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: Transportation waivers in September 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. (September 9, 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.
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming