Minns Signs Order to Extend Bar/ Night Club Curfew
(Sedgwick County, Kan.) – Beginning Friday, September 18, bars, night clubs, and other businesses licensed to sell alcohol for on-premises consumption can stay open until 12:00 a.m. (midnight) per the new order from Dr. Garold Minns, Local Health Officer. This order will remain in place until at least midnight, Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Minns accepted the request from the Board of Health following its meeting yesterday.
Bars, night clubs, and other businesses licensed to sell alcohol for on-premises consumption are able to operate at 50 percent of the fire code capacity. These businesses may continue carryout and curbside services past midnight.
The order continues Phase 2 of the Ad Astra Plan which allows groups of up to 15 people that must be located at least six feet away from other groups. Events and business occupancy are not capped at 15 people. Individuals in public gatherings are still required to wear a mask.
As a reminder, our community toolbox consists of mask wearing, social distancing, and good hand hygiene, as the best ways for the community to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect one another.