Monday, March 23, 2020

Ohio Stay-At-Home Order Exempts Religious Gatherings

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine yesterday announced a statewide stay-at-home order designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus. The Order (full text) requires all persons to stay at home unless engaged in "essential" work, activity or travel. Among the list of essential operations that may continue is:
Religious facilities, entities and groups and religious gatherings, including weddings and funerals.
The Order takes effect at 11:59 pm today.  Business Insider reports on the governor's action.