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Translink is compiling the latest updates from federal and state governments on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak for truckers. This page will be updated regularly as new reports or information becomes available. Bookmark or refresh this page for the latest updates. Click on the links below to be taken directly to the official documents.

Dates beside other links indicate the day on which the proclamation or order was issued. If you don’t see a date beside the link, it’s because the page being linked to is being updated regularly. Additional information you’ll find here is related to the mandatory statewide shutdowns, restaurant closures, and of course, parking.

Frequent visitors to this page, we have streamlined all of the information related to states and provinces in one chart so you see all the info in one place quickly. Detailed information follows below the chart, again, listed by state. For a detailed timeline of the COVID-19 outbreak, click here.

 

U.S. federal

 

Centers for Disease Control

 

Homeland Security

 

Internal Revenue Service

 

Department of Labor

 

U.S. Customs & Border Protection

  • Travel Alert: The temporary restriction on non-essential travel at US land border ports of entry has been extended an additional 30 days. Essential travel and trade will continue unimpeded. Examples of essential travel here. (April 20, 2020)

 

U.S. Small Business Administration

 

Looking for COVID-19 testing?

  • Website: https://www.ucaoa.org/Resources/Find-an-Urgent-Care
  • Search: ZIP Code and Distance (wider the search, the better)
  • Results: Will show in Map and list (use the list, as the map is only going to give you a name and website.)
  • In List, click company name. On most, you will get address, hours of service, phone number, and website (if available).
  • Check website for general COVID info first. It will usually tell you:
    • If they are not testing
    • How to schedule an appointment
  • Some websites will have:
    • Prescreen instructions
    • Where to go instead of their facility (assuming they don’t test)
  • The site is slow doing the search, but will quickly pull contact and website info, once you’ve made a selection.

 

Canada federal

 

Cross-border trucking

Border restrictions won’t hinder commerce, White House says (March 20, 2020)

COVID-19 state & provincial notices

State/Province

COVID-19 notices and orders – full details below chart

Alabama

State taxes: Deadline to file extended to July 15. (March 23, 2020)

Alaska

Food: Takeout and delivery only from restaurants until rescinded. (April 1, 2020)

Arkansas

British Columbia

Colorado

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Hawaii

Idaho

Indiana

  • Shutdown: Eric Holcomb announced on Friday, May 1, that he will not extend the stay-at-home order that expires at midnight that night. He also announced a five-phase reopening plan. (May 1, 2020)
  • Reg: Waiver of certain motor carrier requirements including IRP and IFTA requirements for relief loads. Details here.
  • Reg:HOS waived for transportation of essential items and relief loads. (March 13, 2020)
  • Parking:Rest areas open.
  • Food:Crowds limited to 50; takeout and delivery only from restaurants through March 31
  • Food:INDOT launches temporary permit program to allow food trucks at rest areas. More info here. (April 7, 2020)
  • State taxes: Deadline to file extended to July 15. (March 19, 2020)

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

  • Shutdown:Governor announces Reopening Advisory Board; non-essential business closures extended through May 18 (April 28, 2020)
  • Parking:All rest areas are open. However, the Mass Turnpike rest area will not have seating in food areas, and bathrooms at the Route 495 rest areas will not be available.
  • Food:Crowds limited to 25; takeout and delivery only from restaurants through May 6.
  • State taxes: Deadline to file extended to July 15. (March 27, 2020)

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Nebraska

New Hampshire

  • Shutdown: Chris Sununu extends shutdown order until May 15. (April 24, 2020)
  • Parking:Rest areas open.
  • Food: Crowds limited to 50; takeout and delivery only from restaurants

New Jersey

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Rhode Island

South Carolina

Utah

Vermont

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

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