On July 3, Governor Laura Kelly‘s Executive Order will require masks to be worn in indoor public spaces and at any outdoor gathering in which social distancing cannot be maintained. Learn more about masks — including how to make one — in the COVID-19 Online Resource Center.

Phase III

General Provisions

Mass gatherings of more than 45 individuals are not recommended. Mass gatherings are defined as instances in which individuals are in one location and are unable to maintain 6 feet of distance between individuals (not including individuals who reside together) with only infrequent or incidental moments of closer proximity.
Local governments retain authority to impose equal or more stringent restrictions during this phase, except as to essential functions in KEFF. Any federal restrictions imposed and still in effect must be followed.GENERAL PROVISIONS GUIDANCE FOR INDIVIDUALS

Masks: Individuals may choose to wear cloth masks in public settings as appropriate. Outdoor Activities: When in public (e.g., parks, outdoor recreation areas, shopping areas), individuals (not including individuals who reside together) should maintain 6 feet of distance from others with only infrequent or incidental moments of closer proximity.

Social Gatherings: Avoid socializing in person with groups of more than 45 individuals in both indoor and outdoor settings, especially in circumstances that do not allow for a physical distance of 6 feet or more between individuals or groups with only infrequent or incidental moments of closer proximity (e.g. , receptions, trade shows).

High-Risk Individuals*: High-risk individuals may resume public interactions but should practice physical distancing and minimize exposure to large social settings when precautionary measures may be difficult.

Travel: Engage in nonessential travel but follow KDHE travel and quarantine guidelines for travel to high-risk areas.

*High-risk individuals include those with underlying medical conditions, including, chronic lung disease, asthma, heart conditions, severe obesity, chronic kidney disease, liver disease, or otherwise immunocompromised.

If you have questions about your business, please email phorders@ldchealth.org for guidance from Lawrence Douglas-County Public Health.

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Mortgage Information:
For those whose income has been negatively affected by COVID, and have mortgages to pay through Truity Credit Union, options are available to assist you during this time, as described below. For those who have mortgages through other lenders, similar federal loan protection is available by contacting your lender.

The first step to take, for the bank to assess the situation and offer appropriate assistance, is to contact Truity either by phone at 1-800-897-6991 to speak with a mortgage specialist, or to visit Truity’s website at https://www.truitycu.org/ to fill out the online form to describe individual or family circumstances.

Questions can be asked over the phone or emailed to: CommercialLendingDepartment@TruityCU.org.