COVID 19 Update – Emergency Order #17

Governor Sununu has ordered all non-essential businesses with a public component to be closed until May 4. Some exceptions are made for Essential Businesses.

The below list of sectors deemed essential and the supporting criteria will be reviewed throughout the length of the COVID-19 pandemic. This document is a living document. This information when reviewed and changed, will be re-disseminated and available on

Food and Agriculture

  • Commercial and residential landscaping services, including golf courses.
  • Nurseries, greenhouses, garden centers, and agriculture supply stores.
  • Workers who support the manufacture and distribution of forest products, including, but not limited to timber, paper, and other wood products.
  • Employees engaged in the manufacture and maintenance of equipment and other. infrastructure necessary to agricultural production and distribution.