Mills Administration Updates COVID-19 Prevention Checklists

Posted April 08, 2021

April 5, 2021 - The Mills Administration today posted updates to the following COVID-19 Prevention Checklists: Large Gatherings / Ticketed Events ; Organized Racing Events; Town Meetings ; and Transportation. The update also establish a Private Events COVID-19 Checklist.

The updates maintain critical public health and safety guidelines, consolidates and streamlines language in previous checklists, and reflects the latest science to help mitigate the spread of the virus. The updates are part of the Moving Maine Forward Plan, a multi-month plan that aims to provide clarity and predictability for Maine people and businesses in advance of the summer months.

  • Large Gatherings/Ticketed Events: This checklist provides updated guidance for large events, such as outdoor entertainment or ticketed festivals.
  • Private Events: This new checklist provides guidance for those in the wedding and catering industry to safely hold events.
  • Organized Racing Events: This checklist provides updated guidance for organized races.
  • Town Meetings: This checklist provides updated guidance for town meetings.
  • Transportation: This checklist provides updated guidance for self-service food stations, car dealerships, and ferry service.

These updates are effective immediately.

The Department of Economic and Community Development, in partnership with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, will continue to review and update Maine’s COVID-19 Prevention Checklists to reflect progress in vaccinations, to reflect the latest science, and to further align the guidelines with Maine’s strategy to combat COVID-19.

Although vaccinations have begun, COVID-19 remains a serious public health threat and Maine people should continue to heed all health and safety protocols, including wearing masks, practicing physical distancing, and avoiding large gatherings.