New Boone County Health Order in Effect

A new health order is in effect for Boone County starting today (Friday).

The order went into effect at midnight and is set to expire on October 6th.

The new order impacts bars and restaurants.

As bars, and all places serving alcohol were previously expected to stop serving at 9pm and close at 10pm.

In the new order bars and restaurants will now be allowed to serve alcohol as long as they are open, however, they are expected to close at 10:30.

If a business is found to be in violation of the order they could be asked to close until an operational plan is submitted and approved by Public Health and Human Services.