20 March 2020 – Closure of all non-essential businesses, no dine-ins at restaurants

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses
Level of Jurisdiction: NV
Lead People/Agency: Governor Steve Sisolak

Overview: COVID-19 Declaration of Emergency Directive 003 closes Non-Essential Businesses including, but not limited to, recreation centers, clubhouses, nightclubs, movie theaters, massage parlors, adult entertainment establishments, brothels, live entertainment venues, fitness establishments, and aesthetic services, effective March 20, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. Restaurants and food establishments must cease on-site dining effective March 20th at 11:59pm, but may continue service through take-out, drive-through, curbside pickup, or delivery. Essential Licensed Business such as healthcare providers or veterinary services, are encouraged to continue operation. Cannabis dispensaries must only deliver during the duration of this directive. The labor force may continue to operate under strict 6-feet of separation social distancing practices.
Full details here: http://gov.nv.gov/News/Emergency_Orders/2020/2020-03-20_-_COVID-19_Declaration_of_Emergency_Directive_003_(Attachments)/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic
Evidence/Justification: “Recreational social gatherings unnecessarily extend periods of interpersonal contact and promulgates spread of COVID-19”