LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo – The County Commission of Lafayette, at the request of local and county officials, has imposed a temporary stay-at home order for all county residents.

The order also clarifies any individual in Lafayette County failing to abide by the order, will be guilty of a class A misdemeanor. the mandate limits non-essential activity, but allows the pursuing of necessary goods, medical care, and outdoor activities, provided individuals maintain a distance of six feet or more between persons, in gatherings of 10 or less.

The order goes into effect Tuesday at midnight.