Reopening the Economy: Summary of White House Guidelines

With a substantial portion of the national economy shut down, pressure is building to find an approach to reopen the economy while protecting the health and safety of the population. The White House’s recent guidance, found HERE, offers a flexible framework to do that but emphasizes that its approach should be modified as needed to fit local conditions. Once states meet preliminary “gating criteria,” the guidance proceeds in three phases. Ultimately, each state will need to decide if the gating criteria have been met and whether and how it will implement the federal guidelines.

Read the full advisory HERE and check back soon for state-specific guidance.