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Posted on: March 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Allen Amends Disaster Declaration for Public Health Emergency

Rendering of Coronavirus

To protect the health and safety of our citizens, the City of Allen amended the local disaster for public health emergency declaration that was initiated Monday, March 16 by issuing an Emergency Order to including the following regulations:

  1. This declaration hereby orders that a restaurant with or without drive-in or drive through services; drive-in restaurant; drive-through restaurant; or microbrewery, micro-distillery, or winery may only provide take out, delivery, or drive-in or drive- through services as allowed by law.
  2. This declaration hereby orders the closure of a bar, lounge, or tavern; theater; gym; and private club.
  3. It is recommended that gatherings be restricted throughout the City of Allen in accordance with guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  4. This emergency order goes into effect at 11:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2020.
  5. A person who violates any provision of these regulations, upon conviction, is punishable by a fine of not less than $50 and not more than $2,000 for each offense.
  6. This order is effective through April 1, 2020.

Read the full declaration.

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