Maine's stay-at-home order is now in effect which means certain businesses will be closed during the mandate. Here's a list of what potentially  is and isn't open during this 'Stay Healthy At Home' order.

Essential Businesses that CAN be open during Maine's shelter-in-place order:

RETAIL

  • Grocery Stores
  • Household Goods
  • Convenience Stores and Gas Stations
  • Hardware Stores and Home Repair
  • Automobile Repair
  • Bicycle Repair
  • Pharmacy and Other Medical Supply Stores
  • Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
  • Post Offices and Shipping Outlets
  • Office Supplies
  • Electronics and Communications
  • Banks and Credit Unions
  • Laundromats and Dry Cleaning
  • Animal Feed and Pet Supply Stores
  • Truck Delivery and Distribution of Goods
  • Hotel and Commercial Lodging
  • Boat Builders
  • Real Estate Agencies
  • Gun Shops
  • Garden Stores and Green Houses
  • Restaurants and Bars – Curbside Pickup, Takeout, and Delivery Only
  • Fishing Supply and Bait Shops

OTHER

  • Food Processing and Agriculture
  • Fishing and Aquaculture
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Construction and Maintenance of Essential Infrastructure
  • Trash Collection and Transfer Stations
  • Forest Products • Psychiatric and Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Group Homes and Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Biomedical
  • Life Science
  • Behavioral Health, Health Care, Dental Care, and Long-Term Services and Supports Providers and Organizations
  • Child Care Providers
  • Veterinary Clinics and Animal Welfare
  • Public Transportation
  • Legal, Business, Professional, Environmental Permitting and Insurance Services
  • All Utilities Such as Electricity, Water, Wastewater and Telecommunications

 

Nonessential businesses that will be closed during Maine's shelter-in-place order:

  • Shopping Malls
  • Fitness and Exercise Gyms
  • Spas
  • Barber Shops
  • Hair Salons
  • Tattoo and Piercing Parlors
  • Parlors
  • Massage Facilities
  • Nail Technicians
  • Cosmetologists and Estheticians
  • Electrolysis Services
  • Laser Hair Removal Services, and Similar Personal Care and Treatment Facilities and Services
  • Dog Grooming
  • Auto Dealerships
  • Golf Courses
  • Disc Golf Courses
  • Ride Share

For more information about the mandate, check out this information from Maine.gov discussing Governor Mills' mandate and what it entails.

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