Governor Stitt's Latest Executive OrdersGovernor Stitt's Latest Executive Orders
At his press conference last week, Governor Stitt announced his new Emergency Executive Order would include additional mandates affecting the hospitality industry. The order will take effect on Monday, December 14 and includes the issues below which affect our industry. Read the Governor's new executive order here
•Maximum 50% capacity for all public gatherings, weddings, funerals and event centers, unless the venue has an agreed plan of action with their local jurisdiction or State Health Department.
•Youth sporting events must have no more than 4 spectators per player or 50% venue capacity, whichever is the lesser of the two.
•Bars and Restaurants must continue to set tables and booths a minimum of 6' apart or use barriers that can be cleaned and sanitized. No change from the previous Executive Emergency Order
•Bars and Restaurants must close at 11:00 pm for on-premises service of food and beverages. Take out, delivery, and curb-side meals are still allowed after 11:00 pm. No change from the previous Executive Emergency Order.
•Masks must be worn by state employees in state buildings.