'Stay at Home' order to go into effect at midnight

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order that lifted some restrictions on her stay-at-home order.

She announced Thursday she is allowing for statewide gatherings of 10 or less before the Memorial Day weekend. This goes into effect immediately.

Whitmer said those that are gathering should still practice social distancing. 

Retail businesses statewide are allowed to open as well beginning May 26. You must have an appointment before entering and stores must limit to 10 customers at any one time.

Auto showrooms can open as well starting May 26. These visits must be by appointment.

Businesses that open must adhere to strict safety measures to protect employees, customers, clients and patients, Whitmer said.

Whitmer also lifted the requirements that healthcare providers delay some nonessential medical, dental and veterinary procedures statewide beginning May 29. 

Whitmer also said she is considering extending the safer-at-home order, however, she did not say when it would be announced. The current order is in effect now through Thursday, May 28.

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