KS Gov. Laura Kelly extends COVID-19 response measures

Laura Kelly

Gov. Laura Kelly; D-KS

TOPEKA, Kan. – Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced Thursday she is extending several executive orders made in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Many were set to end on March 31 when the Kansas state of disaster emergency expired.

The list of executive orders extended include the state’s face covering protocol, temporary moratorium on evictions and foreclosures, relief from certain unemployment insurance and the sale of to-go cocktails.

“Since the pandemic began, my administration has been laser-focused on supporting and protecting our communities and our economy,” Governor Kelly said. “Extending these orders will ensure that our efforts will not have been wasted, and that Kansans and businesses don’t lose the resources they need to get back to normal.”

The Governor today issued the following orders, which will generally remain in effect until rescinded or until the statewide state of disaster emergency expires, whichever is earlier: