Governor Phil Murphy

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Clarifications on Recreational and Entertainment Activity at Essential Retail Businesses and Schools


Governor Phil Murphy and Superintendent of the State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan today announced an Administrative Order clarifying that recreational and entertainment activities prohibited under Executive Order No. 107 (2020) are also prohibited from taking place within the brick-and-mortar premises of essential retail businesses that are permitted to remain open.

Under the order, recreational and entertainment activities are also prohibited within the facilities of public, private, and parochial preschool programs, or elementary and secondary schools, including charter and renaissance schools that remain closed to students.

The Order will take effect immediately.

A copy of the Administrative Order can be found here.