From Amy Tomlinson with the Lake Cumberland District Health Department:
Gov. Beshear states there will not be a shutdown, as he announces the new steps listed below, to help against the COVID-19 pandemic. These steps are for a 3-6 week in duration:
Starting this Friday November 20 at 5:00 p.m. and lasting through December 13 at 11:59 p.m.:
***Indoor Social Gatherings (limit to your current household plus one other household, equaling to 8 people or less per household)
***Indoor venues, event spaces or theatres (no more than 25 people per room & includes funerals & weddings) Does not include places of worship, but he will release recommendations in regards to these type of establishments.
***Restaurants & Bars (Closed to indoor dining, use delivery or to-go options, outdoor service only). A $40 Million Federal Fund will be launched to assist restaurants & bars impacted. Entities that qualify will receive $10,000 to use for various costs. Businesses that received 50% of their business via drive-thru will not qualify. This fund is more towards the “mom & pop” establishments.
***Gyms, Fitness Centers, & Pools (must maintain 6 feet apart, group classes prohibited, remain at 33% capacity, & masks are required). When possible, businesses should allow employees to work from home.
***Schools (all public & private schools (K-12) cease in-person instruction beginning November 23. Middle & High schools will remain in remote instruction until January 4, 2021. Elementary schools may reopen on December 7th, if their county is not in the red zone & the school follows all Healthy At School guidance.