Governor Reynolds extends bar closures in Johnson, Story Counties

Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a new proclamation that extends the closure of bars, taverns, and breweries in Johnson and Story counties for another week.

Restaurants in these counties can remain open, but they must stop selling alcohol after 10:00 p.m.

Full proclamation from the office of Governor Kim Reynolds:

Today, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency. 

The proclamation extends the closure of bars, taverns, wineries, breweries, distilleries, night clubs in Johnson and Story counties for an additional week, until 11:59 p.m. on October 4, 2020. They may continue to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption off premises.

Restaurants in these two counties are still permitted to remain open, but must stop selling and serving alcoholic beverages after 10:00 p.m.

Restaurants in Johnson and Story counties, like bars and restaurants in all other counties, must also continue to follow other mitigation measures. This includes the requirements to ensure six feet of physical distance between each group or individual dining or drinking; to ensure all patrons have a seat at a table or bar and consume alcohol or food while seated; and to limit congregating together closer than six feet. 

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