Changes to Public Health Orders Related to COVID-19
➔ Changes to the current public health orders will take effect on December 9, 2020 and will expire on January 8, 2021.
➔ The changes include:
◆ Implementation of a statewide face covering order.
◆ Bars and restaurants will be closed from 10PM to 5AM for onsite consumption.
◆ Groups of patrons seated together at bars, restaurants, theaters, concert halls, and large events will be limited to 6.
◆ Group workout classes at gyms will be limited to 10 individuals.
◆ Gatherings without required distancing will be limited to 10 individuals.
Additional detail on the changes to each public health order is provided below.
New Statewide Face Covering Order (Order #4)
A new order will be issued requiring individuals to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces.
Changes to Public Health Order #1
➔ Bars and restaurants must close for onsite consumption from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
◆ Bars and restaurants may continue to provide takeout and delivery options during these hours, to the extent authorized by law.
◆ Restaurants in travel centers and truck stops will not be ordered to close.
➔ Tables and booths at restaurants and bars must be limited to groups of 6 (previously 8) but an exception may be made for groups larger than 6 if they are from the same household.
➔ Groups of patrons seated together at movie theaters, performance theaters, opera houses, concert halls, and music halls must be limited to 6 but an exception may be made for groups larger than 6 if they are from the same household.
➔ Group workout classes in gyms are limited to 10 participants (previously 25).
Changes to Public Health Order #2
➔ Gatherings (without required distancing between groups) are limited to 10 individuals (previously 25).
➔ Indoor events may allow more than 10 individuals but no more than 25% of venue capacity with a maximum of 100 people.
➔ Outdoor events may allow more than 10 individuals but no more than 50% of venue capacity with a maximum of 250 people.
➔ Groups of attendees seated together at any event must be limited to 6 (previously 8) but an exception may be made for groups larger than 6 if they are from the same household.
➔ Participants in organized sporting events and artistic performances shall not congregate in groups larger than 12 individuals (was 25).
Changes to Public Health Order #3
➔ There are no changes to public health order #3 at this time.
View the complete orders below.