KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Saturday, Mayor Lyda Krewson and County Executive Dr. Sam Page announced in a news release that St. Louis County and the City of St. Louis will adopt new restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
In order to prevent further spread of #COVID19 in the #STL region, @DrSamPage and I will be enacting mandatory stay at home orders, effective on Monday.— Mayor Lyda Krewson (@LydaKrewson) March 21, 2020
The measures will still allow residents to receive basic services & meet basic needs.
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Effective Monday, restrictions will require people to stay at home when possible, but people will be allowed to go out for basic needs and essentials.
Residents will still be able to go to the grocery store, pharmacy, and take walks in the park.
More details will be available this afternoon.