13 March 2020 – Proclamation haults any gatherings of more than 250 people until April 13th

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools; Gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: Louisiana
Lead People/Agency: Governor John Bel Edwards

Overview: Governor Edwards signed a proclamation that immediately haults any gatherings of more than 250 people until Monday, April 13, and closes all K-12 public schools statewide effective Monday, March 16 until April 13, as Louisiana seeks to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the State.
Full details here: https://gov.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/newsroom/detail/2403

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Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Evidence/Justification: The limits on gatherings of 250 people or more statewide is based on federal CDC guidance given the community spread which we are currently experiencing.