ASHLAND, WI -- Health experts in Ashland County have issued new safety guidelines for restaurants, bars, and businesses as COVID-19 cases in the area continue rising.
According to the Ashland County Administrator, the new guidance, which mostly asks establishments to reduce capacity and continue social distacning, goes into effect at 8 a.m. Friday, October 6 and will last two months.
The county is asking businesses, including restaurants, bars, gyms, hair salons, and other retailers, to only operate at 50 percent capacity.
Businsesses should also have a COVID-19 safety protocols in place and have employees work from home whenever possible, the county said.
Grocery stores and restaurants are asked to encourage delivery and take out options.
See below for the entire directive.