FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Nancy Morgan waited for Governor Eric Holcomb's address Monday afternoon.
But like plenty of other Hoosiers, she needed to grocery shop while she could.
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Morgan says, "He's probably going to say you have to stay home, except to get groceries or go to the pharmacy."
Morgan was correct.
On Monday at noon, Governor Holcomb issued a statewide "Stay-At-Home" Order for Hoosiers, which means Indiana residents are to remain in their homes except when they are at work (for essential business) or for permitted activities, such as taking care of others, obtaining necessary supplies and for health and safety.
The order takes effect Tuesday, March 24 at 11:59 p.m. ET. and ends on Monday, April 6, at 11:59 p.m. ET, but could be extended if necessary.
The Stay-At-Home Order applies to the entire state of Indiana.
Unless you work for an essential business or are doing an essential activity, you must stay home.
Click here to see the executive order.
Click here for more information on essential businesses.