Update: Salt Lake County bans gatherings of more than 10 people, excluding grocery stores.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – In order to fight the spread of coronavirus in Utah, the Salt Lake County Health Department, along with other Utah counties, has prohibited dine-in options at restaurants.
Here are the specifics for the food and beverage industry:
Food Service: Dine-in options are prohibited; takeout, curbside, pickup, drive-thru, delivery (including by a third-party service) are allowed with some modifications.
Grocery stores and cafeterias have been instructed to eliminate seating areas as well as any other opportunity to congregate.
In all situations the public has been asked to practice social distancing, meaning keeping at least six feet between yourself and others.
In addition, the health department says workers who may have a fever or have respiratory illnesses should not be inside of the business – no exceptions.
The social distancing measure is effective at 11 p.m. Monday, March 16th
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