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ODH Director McCloud Signs Amended Health Order

It clarifies dining spacing, religious exemptions and K-12 facial coverings

Today, Governor Mike DeWine today announced that Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Director Stephanie McCloud signed the Amended Order for Social Distancing, Facial Coverings and Non-congregating to clarify that:

  • Six feet of separation between tables at restaurants, drinking establishments and banquet facilities must be maintained unless there is a physical barrier between them.

  • Other than the facial covering requirements, the social distancing, congregating and capacity requirements of the order do not apply to religious observances and First Amendment activity, including activity by the media, as has been the case since the beginning of the pandemic.

  • The K-12 mask requirement mandate remains in effect and unchanged.

Please select this link to download the amended order as OSAE received it.

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