Health Commissioner's Order No. 6
Order number six on 4/8/2020, extends the duration of the terms and provisions of Order number three, regarding restaurants, restaurant carry-out, and bars in the City of St. Louis
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This Order No. 6 extends the duration of the terms and provisions of Health Commissioner’s Order No. 3, effective immediately and continuing in effect until May 1, 2020 at 5 p.m., or until it is extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing by me.
My intent is to ensure that the maximum number of people stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19. All provisions of this Order shall be interpreted to effectuate this intent.
By the authority vested in me by Article XIII, Section 14-C (c) of the Charter of the City of St. Louis and by 19 CSR 20-20.050 (3) of the Code of State Regulations, I hereby order as follows:
- Effective immediately all Restaurants, Restaurant Carry-Out, Restaurant Bars, and Bars may provide food and beverage service through pickup/curbside, carry-out service only and shall not provide in-person dining on premises.
- Restaurants and Restaurant Carry-Out shall be those establishments as defined in Sections 26.08.375 and 26.08.377 of the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis (“Revised Code”). Restaurant Bars shall be those establishments as defined in Section 14.01.390 of the Revised Code. Bars shall be those establishments defined as such by Ordinance 68481.
- This Order 6 is intended to supplement, and does not replace or rescind, the provisions of Health Commissioner’s Order No. 5.
In all cases, including the exceptions described herein, individuals must adhere to social distancing recommendations, that include (i) maintaining at least six-feet social distancing from other individuals; and (ii) no more than 10 people may assemble together at any time.
In all cases, individuals should adhere to preventive recommendations that include washing hands with soap and water for at least twenty seconds as frequently as possible or using hand sanitizer, covering coughs or sneezes (into the sleeve or elbow, not hands), regularly cleaning high-touch surfaces, not shaking hands, and staying home if you feel ill.
Date: April 8, 2020
Fredrick Echols, M.D.
Director of Health & Hospitals/Health Commissioner