From: Subs <subs-bounces@kfcf.org> On Behalf Of Rychard Withers
Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:24 PM
To: subs@kfcf.org
Subject: [KFCF Friends] Fresno: Shelter in Place issued
The City of Fresno just issued a shelter in place effective at midnight tonight. Everyone stay safe and KFCF will work to keep you updated…
The City of Fresno  Wednesday issued a “shelter in place” order for residents to limit the spread of corona virus.
The order allows residents to leave their homes for essential services, such as grocery shopping, doctor’s appointments, picking up medications or going to work. When people do leave their homes, the order instructs them to practice social distancing, keeping at least 6 feet away from others. The order urges the elderly and people with illnesses to stay home as much as possible. 
The order goes into effect at midnight tonight (Thursday 12:00 AM)  and will last until March 31, but it may be extended.

Some of the businesses deemed essential include:

·  Health care operations and essential infrastructure
·  Grocery stores, certified farmers’ markets, farm and produce stands, food banks, convenience stores, and other establishments selling canned food, dry goods, produce, fresh meat and poultry, etc.
·  Food cultivation, including farming, livestock, and fishing
·  Businesses providing food, shelter, and social services
·  Newspapers, television, radio, and other media services
·  Gas stations, auto supply, and auto repair
·  Banks and related financial institutions
·  Hardware stores
·  Plumbers, electricians, exterminators, and other providers of safety and sanitation for homes and businesses
·  Mailing and shipping services, including P.O. boxes
·  Educations institutions, provided they account for social distancing of at least six feet to the greatest extent possible
·  Laundromats, dry cleaners, and laundry service providers
·  Restaurants and other facilities preparing and serving food, but only for takeout and delivery
·  Businesses supplying products to people who work from home
·  Businesses supplying other essential businesses with support or supplies necessary to operate
·  Businesses that ship or deliver groceries, food, goods or services directly to homes
·  Airlines, taxis, and other private transportation providers for essential activities
·  Home-based care for seniors, adults, or children
·  Residential facilities and shelters for seniors, adults, and children
·  Professional services — like legal or accounting — when necessary to assist in compliance with legally mandated activities
·  Childcare facilities providing services for essential function employees, but they must do it in stable groups of 10 or fewer, children can’t change from one group to another, if there’s more than one group in a facility, they can’t mix, and the same providers must stay with the same children
Thanks and now let’s make some great radio,
Rych