Mayor Michael Victorino announced a “stay at home and work from home” amendment to the Public Health Emergency Rules in an effort to fight the spread of COVID-19.
The amendment is effective at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2020.
The new order will be in effect until April 30.
“The health and safety of our community has always been my top priority and I believe we need to take bold actions if we are to stop the spread of this virus,” Mayor Victorino said. “I am ordering all our residents to stay at home and our visitors to stay in their rooms as much as possible. Critical services and operations will continue, and everyone will still be able to get groceries and essential supplies.
“However, we need to work together and continue to take care of each other with compassion and care.”
Overview of the new amendment:
Order to Stay/Work from home:
Government and Private Services or Businesses May Remain OPEN:
Public and Private Facilities and Businesses Required to CLOSE
“Decisive action is needed to stem the spread of COVID-19 and protect our healthcare resources, our hospital beds, respirators and the health and safety of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals,” Mayor Victorino said. “I humbly ask all of us to do our part to flatten the curve and come together as a community.”
For more information, visit the County of Maui’s website at mauicounty.gov.