Gov. David Ige is urging residents to behave responsibly during the upcoming three-day weekend. State employees and business leaders received email messages from the governor asking that they do their individual and collective part to stop the spread of COVID-19 as the state experiences a continued surge in cases.
The Gov. also released an urgent video message on social media which can also be viewed below:
The governor continues to urge residents to get vaccinated, but also encourages additional steps to take amid the current COVID surge and during the holiday weekend:
- Avoid closed spaces with poor ventilation
- Avoid crowded places with many people nearby and
- Avoid close-contact settings, such as close-range conversations