On November 10, 2020, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a new public health proclamation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Per this proclamation, the following guidelines will be in effect in Cedar Falls effective November 11, 2020, at 12:01 a.m. until November 30, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.:
Restaurants, bars, wedding reception venues, wineries, breweries, distilleries, country clubs, social/fraternity clubs, bowling alleys, pool halls, bingo halls, arcades, indoor playgrounds, and children’s play centers must ensure that groups and individuals are six feet apart at the establishment and groups must be limited to eight people unless all are members of the same household. Patrons that visit a restaurant or bar must remain seated while eating or drinking and limit congregating.
A salon or barbershop (including cosmetology, electrology, esthetics, nail technology, manicuring and pedicuring) as well as massage therapy establishments, tattoo establishments and tanning facilities or other establishments providing personal services regarding close contact must ensure all customers are socially distanced. All customers and providers must wear masks or face coverings while in the establishment unless a service is being provided that requires the removing of the mask by the customer. The customer must stay at least six feet apart from all other customers during that time.
According to the Governor’s proclamation, all employers shall also evaluate whether their employees can feasibly work remotely and to the extent reasonable, shall take steps to enable such employees to work from home. Establishments that are open shall take reasonable precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
To view the full proclamation from Governor Reynolds, visit https://governor.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Public%20Health%20Proclamation%20-%202020.11.10.pdf. The public can also stay updated on City announcements, find COVID-19 resources, and learn more about doing business with the City online at www.cedarfalls.com/prepare.