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PALM BEACH COUNTY PHASE 2: Mask Requirement Continues Indefinitely, Bars Remain Closed

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Phase 2 in Palm Beach County starts Tuesday and it can best be described as “baby steps.” The first round permits bowling alleys to increase capacity to 50 percent, movie theaters to open with 50 percent capacity, trampoline centers to open with special rules.

Restaurants and food service establishments may continue up to 50 percent, with full capacity outdoor seating as permitted by the local officials.

In-store retail establishments, museums, libraries, personal services establishments not covered by other order, and gyms may open to 100 percent capacity.

Facial coverings remain a requirement in Palm Beach County for all stages of Phase 2.

Bars remain closed by executive order of Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Here is the official document from Palm Beach County:


Are Facial Coverings Required in Palm Beach County Under Phase 2?

Palm Beach County Government

Yes. Facial coverings are required to be worn in Palm Beach County during all stages of Phase 2. Phase 2 begins on September 8, 2020. Fines for not wearing facial coverings or practicing social distancing rules can range from $50 to $15,000 for business violations. Learn more here.




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