On Thursday, May 12, Governor Pete Ricketts, following a proclamation from President Joe Biden, ordered all flags to be lowered effective immediately to honor the more than 1 million victims who have died due to COVID-19 in the United States.
Flags will be flown until sunset on Monday, May 16, 2022.
A full copy of the presidential proclamation can be found on the White House website.
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