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Posted on: July 24, 2020

July 24, 2020 - Bars and Dine-in Restaurant Closures Remain in Effect

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The Humboldt County Joint Information Center has received multiple calls about false texts and news reports announcing the reopening of bars and dine-in restaurants. These reports are incorrect. A statewide closure of these facilities remains in effect per state orders.

All bars are to remain closed, and the following sectors are allowed to operate outdoors only:

  • Dine-in restaurants
  • Wineries and tasting rooms
  • Movie theaters
  • Family entertainment centers (for example: bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages and arcades)
  • Zoos and museums
  • Cardrooms.

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