(RILEY COUNTY, KS – June 23, 2020) Due to the recent increase in positive cases, more hospitalizations, and heightened evidence of community spread, Local Health Officer Julie Gibbs has issued Health Order No. 13. This order will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, June 24 and will remain in effect for 14 days, or until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
“The data for our community indicates the need for more restrictions,” said Local Health Officer Julie Gibbs. “We will take steps to protect public safety and prevent the healthcare system from being overwhelmed. If these measures are not successful, additional restrictions may be necessary.”
The mass gathering size will be reduced to 50 people and large venues will continue to be closed.
Businesses and other locations that are open shall comply with the following additional restrictions:
Read the order at https://www.rileycountyks.gov/DocumentCenter/View/19060/Local-Health-Order-No-13
Social distancing practices should also continue:
For more information about Riley County’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, visit the Riley County website at https://www.rileycountyks.gov/covid19, follow RCHD on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Rileycountyhealthdepartment/ and Twitter @RileyCoHealth.
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