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Lincoln County Health Department Order for Limitations of Private & Public Gatherings of more than (10) Individuals and Restrictions on Activities - March 26, 2020

Section One: Social Gatherings of More Than Ten (10) People.   In accordance with the guid... [more...]

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Lincoln County Health Department Order for Limitations of Private & Public Gatherings of more than (10) Individuals and Restrictions on Activities

March 26, 2020

Section One: Social Gatherings of More Than Ten (10) People.

 

In accordance with the guidelines from the President, the Centers of Disease Control and  Prevention, and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, every person in the County of Lincoln, State of Missouri, shall avoid social gatherings of more than ten (10) people. For purposes of this Order, "social gatherings" shall mean any planned or spontaneous event or convening that would bring together more than ten (10) people in a single space at the same time.

Section Two: Restrictions on Restaurants, Bars, or Food Courts. 

In accordance with the guidelines from the President, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, every person in County of Lincoln, State of Missouri, shall avoid eating or drinking at restaurants, bars, or food courts; provided, however, that the use of drive-thiu, pickup, or deliveiy options is allowed throughout the duration of this Order.

Section Three: Restrictions on Visits to Nursing Homes, Long-Term Care Facilities, or Assisted Living Facilities. 

In accordance with the guidelines from the President, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Seivices, people shall not visit nursing homes, long-term care facilities, retirement homes, or assisted living homes unless to provide critical assistance. The individuals residing at such places have been deemed at high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19.2

2  ".,.those at high-risk  for severe illness from COVID-19 include:

  • People aged 65 years and older
  • People who live in a nursing home or long-term care facility
  • Other high-risk conditions could include:
    • People with chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma
    • People who have serious heart conditions
    • People who are immunocompromised including cancer treatment

Section Four: Schools 

In accordance with the guidelines from the President, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, schools shall remain closed. This Order does not prohibit schools from providing child care and Food and Nutritional Setvices for those childten that qualify. Teachers and staff may enter the building as long as they follow the directives set forth in this Order.

Section Five: Exclusions from Prohibition. 

In accordance with the Order of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, and the LCHD, this Order does not prohibit people from visiting a variety of places, including grocery stores, gas stations, parks, and banks, so long as necessary precautions are taken and maintained to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, including social distancing' by maintaining at least six feet (6') of distance between all individuals that are not family members.

Section Six: Offices and Workplaces Remaining Open. 

In accordance with the Order of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, and the LCHD, for offices and workplaces that remain open, individuals shall practice good hygiene, and, where feasible, work from home in order to achieve optimum isolation from COVID-19. The more that people reduce their public contact, the sooner COVID-19 will be contained and the sooner this Order will expire.

Section Seven: Enforcement. 

In accordance with the Order of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, local public health authorities, like the LCHD, have been directed to carry out and enforce the provisions by means of civil proceedings.

Section Eight: Effective Date and Expiration. 

This order shall take effect beginning at 12:01 AM Thursday, March 26, 2020 and continue until 12:01 A.M. Monday, April 6, 2020, unless otherwise extended or reduced. This Order will continue to be in effect until it is extended, reduced, rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing.

City Hall Closing to public

March 25, 2020

Starting March 26th 2020 until further notice, Elsberry City Hall will be closed to the public due to COVID-19. If residents need to conduct business in City Hall, it will be by appointment only.  Anyone wiith symptoms will not be allowed in the building.  For appointments, please call (573)898-5588.  Utility payments can be placed in the drop box and made over the phone.  

Court payments can be placed in the drop box but no phone payments can be made at this time.