Supervisors extend order

Published 2:00 pm Wednesday, October 7, 2020

The Jefferson Davis County Board of Supervisors extended its previous order regarding the coronavirus until next month.

Included in the order, but not all, is:

All businesses and business operations shall attempt in good faith to follow the Mississippi State Department of Health’s and CDC’s regulations, orders and guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including, but not limited to: social distancing; sending sick employees home or for further medical evaluation; actively encouraging sick employees to stay home or for further medical evaluation; separating and sending home employees who appear to have respiratory illness symptoms; adopting and enforcing regular and proper hand-washing and personal hygiene protocols; and daily screening of employees for COVID-19 related symptoms before beginning their shifts.

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Customers shall wear a face covering, covering nose and mouth, while inside businesses and business operations.

Businesses and business operations shall make all reasonable efforts to maintain 6 feet of separation between customers at all times.

All individuals shall maintain social distancing of a minimum of 6 feet distance between individuals not in the same household.

A complete and detailed copy of the order will be in next week’s edition.