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WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - City leaders in West Point adopted an ordinance Tuesday to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
This emergency measure is in effect now and will remain in effect until city leaders cancel it.
There should be no gatherings of more than 10 people. This includes restaurant dining areas, bars, dance halls, gyms or fitness centers, outdoor recreation or sports facilities, meetings of social, fraternal and civic organizations, barbershops, hair salons, beauty shops, nail salons, funerals or weddings.
This excludes essential businesses such as health care facilities or clinics, nursing homes, pharmacies, grocery stores, gas stations, banks, food marts, convenience stores, discount or dollar stores, child care facilities, laundry mats, manufacturers located in commercial or industrial districts.
Restaurants may serve food using drive-thru, pick-up, and delivery services.
All churches, temples and places of worship, assemblages and gatherings in the city must follow the CDC and MSDH’s guidelines and limit crowds to no more than 10 people.
All businesses, agencies, manufactures and units of government that employ 10 or more people in a location must follow the CDC’s guidelines.
Anyone who violates the ordinance will be punished by a fine or put in jail.
Link - CDC's guidelines