Governor Parson signs order extending mobilization of National Guard
JEFFERSON CITY - Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 20-16 on Wednesday, extending the mobilization of the Missouri National Guard through Dec. 30, 2020. This will allow the National Guard to continue assisting in the state's COVID-19 response efforts.
“The National Guard has played a major role in supporting state and community response efforts, including COVID-19 testing support, supply and equipment transportation and meal distribution just to name a few,” Governor Parson said. “This Executive Order will allow the Guard to continue assisting the people of Missouri as we move forward.”
On March 27, Governor Parson signed Executive Order 20-06 mobilizing the National Guard to support the COVID-19 response. This was later extended through Sept. 15 by Executive Order 20-12.
Mobilizing the National Guard through Dec. 30 is consistent with the COVID-19 state of emergency declaration and will allow continued flexibility in deploying resources around the state. To view Executive Order 20-16, click here.