Are Laundromats Essential Services? We think so.
As stay-at-home orders and restrictions on the types of business that may operate increase, some states are designating laundromats as essential services.
The Coin Laundry Association in this article states its position that laundromats should be allowed to remain open because of the essential services they provide.
Here are more articles and governmental resources that discuss laundromats as essential services:
New York – https://www.pa.gov/guides/responding-to-covid-19/#ForBusinesses
Pennsylvania – https://www.pa.gov/guides/responding-to-covid-19/#ForBusinesses
Dallas County, Texas – https://www.dallasnews.com/news/public-health/2020/03/23/should-you-go-to-work-here-are-the-essential-businesses-during-dallas-coronavirus-lockdown/
Delaware – https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/resources-for-businesses/
Illinois – https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus/FAQ/Pages/Stay-At-Home-FAQS.aspx#h13