Emergency Declarations

50 states, 7 territories, and the District of Columbia have taken some type of formal executive action in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Through one form or another, these jurisdictions have declared, proclaimed, or ordered a state of emergency, public health emergency, or other preparedness and response activity for the outbreak. Below is a list of jurisdictions and links to the state or district's declaration, proclamation, etc. ASTHO is continuing to monitor the issuance of emergency declarations in response to COVID-19 and will update the map and list as new ones are announced.

  1. Alabama (state of emergency)
  2. Alaska (public health disaster emergency)
  3. Arizona (emergency declaration, price gouging, insurance waivers, and nursing home visits)
  4. Arkansas (emergency declaration)
  5. American Samoa (continuation of public health emergency)
  6. California (emergency proclamation and executive order)
  7. Colorado (state of emergency)
  8. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (state of significant emergency)
  9. Connecticut (public health and civil preparedness emergencies and executive order)
  10. Delaware (state of emergency, mass gatherings, nursing homes, price gouging)
  11. District of Columbia (public emergency and public health emergency)
  12. Federated States of Micronesia (state of emergency, travel restrictions decree, and travel restrictions amendment)
  13. Florida (response protocol, public health emergency, and state of emergency)
  14. Georgia (state of emergency)
  15. Guam (state of emergency)
  16. Hawai’i (emergency proclamation)
  17. Idaho (state of emergency)
  18. Illinois (disaster proclamation)
  19. Indiana (public health emergency declaration)
  20. Iowa (disaster emergency proclamation)
  21. Kansas (emergency declaration)
  22. Kentucky (state of emergency, price gouging, and insurance waivers)
  23. Louisiana (public health emergency)
  24. Maine (civil emergency)
  25. Maryland (state of emergency and existence of a catastrophic health emergency)
  26. Massachusetts (state of emergency)
  27. Michigan (state of emergency)
  28. Minnesota (peacetime emergency)
  29. Mississippi (emergency response steering committee and state of emergency)
  30. Missouri (state of emergency)
  31. Montana (state of emergency)
  32. Nebraska (state of emergency and executive order)
  33. Nevada (state of emergency)
  34. New Hampshire (state of emergency)
  35. New Jersey (state of emergency and public health emergency)
  36. New Mexico (public health emergency)
  37. New York (declaration of disaster emergency)
  38. North Dakota (state of emergency)
  39. North Carolina (state of emergency)
  40. Ohio (state of emergency)
  41. Oklahoma (state of emergency)
  42. Oregon (emergency declaration)
  43. Pennsylvania (disaster emergency proclamation)
  44. Puerto Rico (state of emergency)
  45. Republic of the Marshall Islands (state of health emergency)
  46. Rhode Island (declaration of disaster emergency)
  47. South Carolina (state of emergency)
  48. South Dakota (state of emergency)
  49. Tennessee (state of emergency)
  50. Texas (state of disaster)
  51. Utah (state of emergency)
  52. Vermont (state of emergency)
  53. Virgin Islands (state of emergency)
  54. Virginia (state of emergency)
  55. Washington (state of emergency, nursing home visits, and large gatherings)
  56. West Virginia (state of preparedness)
  57. Wisconsin (public health emergency)
  58. Wyoming (state of emergency)

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Region 1 (ME, CT, RI, VT, NH, MA)

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for State of New Hampshire (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Maine (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Rhode Island ( English ) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Connecticut ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Massachusetts ( English ) ( Spanish )
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Region 2 (NY, NJ, PR, USVI)

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for U.S. Virgin Islands (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Commonwealth of Puerto Rico ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for New Jersey ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for New York ( English ) ( Spanish )
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Region 3 (MD, DC, PA, VA, DE, WV)

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Delaware (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for State of West Virginia (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Virginia (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Pennsylvania Disaster Declaration (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for District of Columbia ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Maryland ( English ) ( Spanish )
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Region 4 (SC, FL, NC, KY, GA, AL, TN, MS)

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Mississippi (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Tennessee (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Alabama ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Georgia ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Kentucky ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for North Carolina ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Florida ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for South Carolina ( English ) ( Spanish )
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Region 5 (IL, MI, OH, MN, WI, IN)

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Indiana (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Wisconsin Major Disaster Declaration (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Ohio Disaster Declaration (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Michigan ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Illinois ( English ) ( Spanish )
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Region 6 (LA, TX, AR, OK, NM)

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Oklahoma (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for New Mexico (English)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for State of Arkansas (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approve Major Disaster Declaration for Texas ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Louisiana ( English ) ( Spanish )
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Region 7 (IA, KS, MO, NE)

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Nebraska Major Disaster Declaration (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Kansas ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Missouri ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Iowa ( English ) ( Spanish )
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Region 8 (CO, UT, WY, MT, ND, SD)

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for South Dakota (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Utah (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major North Dakota Disaster Declaration (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Montana Disaster Declaration (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Colorado ( English ) ( Spanish )
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Region 9 (CA, NV, AZ, Pacific Islands)

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Utah (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Arizona (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Northern Mariana Islands (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Hawaii (English) (Spanish)
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Guam ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California ( English ) ( Spanish )
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Region 10 (OR, WA, ID, AK)

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Oregon ( English ) ( Spanish )
  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Washington ( English ) ( Spanish )

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04/05/2020 - 19:49

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