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Boone County Health updates COVID-19 rules

Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 1:04 pm

County health’s rules regarding COVID-19 are changing again.

The new rules take effect noon, March 24.

They eliminate occupancy limits at businesses and events, but keep mask and social distancing requirements.

According to a Public Health and Human Services news release: “The limit on group size at bars, restaurants and entertainment venues has been removed. Social distancing between groups or tables is still required. Masks are still required when not seated.”

They also removed occupancy limits from child-care and entertainment facilities, but still encourage their application. “Childcare, day camps, and other similar providers may operate and are encouraged to limit the number of participants in any single group to a maximum of 50 children. Additional guidelines are still required.

For the complete article, see this week’s edition of the Centralia Fireside Guard.