With Memorial Day approaching, Governor Laura Kelly reminds Kansans to enjoy the holiday weekend with safety in mind.
COVID-19-related guidance and requirements related to gatherings are outlined in the Governor’s reopening plan and reflect her decision to move Kansas into a modified version of Phase 2 of the plan, starting Friday. The plan and additional safety guidance can be found at covid.ks.gov.
“The Memorial Day weekend is one of the first holidays of the year when people want to get outside and enjoy the weather, and spend time with their families and friends,” Kelly said. “But no one should use this as an excuse to ignore health and safety guidelines.”
The following is allowed on Memorial Day, according to “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas”:
Here’s what you can’t do on Memorial Day according to the “Ad Astra” plan:
Additional health tips include:
For those having parties or gatherings this weekend:
For more information on health and safety guidance, or to see Governor Kelly’s reopening plan, visit the Kansas COVID-19 Response and Recovery website.