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To members in the Fresno City Area:
Here are answers to questions you may have about the Fresno City Shelter In Place order. 

People will be allowed to leave their homes for these purposes:
·  To engage in outdoor activity provided they comply with social distancing requirements of at least six feet between people outside of the same family
·  To perform any of the activities deemed essential
·  To engage in activities or tasks essential to their health and safety or their family members' health and safety
·  To obtain necessary services or supplies like groceries or household necessities
·  To care for a family member or pet in another household
·  To obtain health care services
City leaders emphasized that there's no problem with water services. Nobody will lose water, even for non-payment. The same is true for power. PG&E has pledged not to disconnect anyone's power. 

City leaders emphasized that there's no problem with water services. Nobody will lose water, even for non-payment. The same is true for power. PG&E has pledged not to disconnect anyone's power.

They're relying on voluntary compliance for now, but say businesses could lose licenses for breaking what is now a city ordinance.
Police involvement is under consideration, but they're hoping it's unnecessary.
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

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