Last Updated: Sep. 10 2020

The following tracker provides the status of state and territory COVID-19 emergency orders. The purpose of this tracker is to share information about the current status of state COVID-19 emergency orders and information related to types of orders issued, methods of renewal, and overall duration. The chart includes links to initial emergency orders as well as the most recent/current order in place.

Please note this list may not be exhaustive, information may be out of date, and not every type of order may be represented. Please see state-specific statutes for more information on emergency orders and applicable renewal requirements. NGA staff will continue to track state emergency orders in response to COVID-19 and update this document biweekly. Additional NGA trackers include public health criteria in reopening plans, state actions regarding business reopenings, and state education reopening policies.

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State/TerritoryType of OrderInitial Emergency OrderStatus of Order# of RenewalsMost Recent Emergency OrderEnd Date
AlabamaState of Emergency13-Mar-20Active327-Aug-208-Nov-20
AlaskaPublic Health Emergency9-Mar-20Active118-May-202015-Nov-20
American SamoaPublic Health Emergency18-Mar-20Active81-Sep-2030-Sep-20
ArizonaPublic Health Emergency11-Mar-20ActiveOngoing
CaliforniaState of Emergency4-Mar-20ActiveOngoing
ColoradoDisaster Emergency10-Mar-20Active82-Sep-202-Oct-20
ConnecticutPublic Health Emergency10-Mar-20Active11-Sep-20209-Feb-21
DelawareState of Emergency12-Mar-20Active63-Sep-202-Oct-20
District of ColumbiaPublic Health Emergency11-Mar-20Active522-Jul-209-Oct-20
FloridaPublic Health Emergency1-Mar-20Active34-Sep-203-Nov-20
GeorgiaPublic Health Emergency14-Mar-20Active610-Sep-2010-Oct-20
GuamState of Public Health Emergency14-Mar-20Active630-Aug-2030-Sep-20
HawaiiState of Emergency4-Mar-20Active820-Aug-2030-Sep-20
IdahoState of Emergency13-Mar-20Active64-Sep-203-Oct-20
IndianaPublic Health Emergency6-Mar-20Active62-Sep-202-Oct-20
IowaDisaster Emergency17-Mar-20Active621-Aug-2020-Sep-20
KansasState of Disaster Emergency12-Mar-20Active29-Jun-2015-Sep-20
KentuckyState of Emergency6-Mar-20Active115-May-20Ongoing
LouisianaPublic Health Emergency11-Mar-20Active728-Aug-2011-Sep-20
MaineState of Civil Emergency15-Mar-20Active62-Sep-202-Oct-20
MarylandState of Emergency5-Mar-20Active88-Sep-208-Oct-20
MassachusettsState of Emergency10-Mar-20ActiveOngoing
MichiganState of Emergency10-Mar-20Active63-Sep-201-Oct-20
MinnesotaPeacetime Emergency13-Mar-20Active512-Aug-2011-Sep-20
MississippiState of Emergency14-Mar-20ActiveOngoing
MissouriState of Emergency13-Mar-20Active211-Jun-2030-Dec-20
MontanaState of Emergency12-Mar-20ActiveOngoing
NebraskaState of Emergency13-Mar-20ActiveOngoing
NevadaState of Emergency12-Mar-20ActiveOngoing
New HampshireState of Emergency13-Mar-20Active828-Aug-2018-Sep-20
New JerseyPublic Health Emergency9-Mar-20Active627-Aug-2026-Sep-20
New MexicoPublic Health Emergency11-Mar-20Active729-Aug-2018-Sep-20
New YorkDisaster Emergency7-Mar-20Active14-Sep-20204-Oct-20
North CarolinaState of Emergency10-Mar-20ActiveOngoing
North DakotaState of Emergency13-Mar-20ActiveOngoing
Northern Mariana IslandsState of Public Health Emergency17-Mar-20Active714-Aug-2013-Sep-20
OhioState of Emergency9-Mar-20ActiveOngoing
OklahomaState of Emergency15-Mar-20Active628-Aug-2027-Sep-20
OregonState of Emergency8-Mar-20Active41-Sep-203-Nov-20
PennsylvaniaDisaster Emergency6-Mar-20Active231-Aug-2029-Nov-20
Puerto RicoState of Emergency12-Mar-20ActiveOngoing
Rhode IslandDisaster Emergency9-Mar-20Active63-Sep-203-Oct-20
South CarolinaState of Emergency13-Mar-20Active129-Sep-2024-Sep-20
South DakotaState of Emergency13-Mar-20Active326-May-2030-Dec-20
TennesseeState of Emergency12-Mar-20Active329-Aug-2030-Sep-20
TexasState of Disaster13-Mar-20Active67-Sep-207-Oct-20
U.S. Virgin IslandsState of Emergency13-Mar-20Active44-Aug-209-Oct-20
UtahState of Emergency6-Mar-20Active420-Aug-2019-Sep-20
VermontState of Emergency13-Mar-20Active514-Aug-2015-Sep-20
VirginiaState of Emergency12-Mar-20Active126-May-20Ongoing
WashingtonState of Emergency29-Feb-20ActiveOngoing
West VirginiaState of Preparedness16-Mar-20ActiveOngoing
WisconsinPublic Health Emergency12-Mar-20Active230-Jul-20initial order 5/11/2020;
current order 9/28/2020
WyomingState of Emergency13-Mar-20ActiveOngoing

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