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ODH Director Dr. Amy Acton signs order extending social distancing requirements until July 1

Ohio Department of Health
Posted at 9:28 PM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 21:28:42-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — On Friday, Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton signed health orders to extend social distancing requirements until July while also lifting some of the mandatory restrictions previously ordered to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The order signed on Friday extended the social distancing requirements and guidelines for business sectors to remain open until July 1 at 11:59 p.m.

Also included in the extension is the prohibition of the gathering of more than 10 people.

In addition to extending the social distancing order, Acton signed an order that, effectively immediately, rescinds the order from April 13 restricting the in-person sale of liquor that allowed only Ohio residents to purchase liquor in person and prevented out-of-state individuals from traveling to Ohio from bordering states to purchase liquor.

To read the order extending social distancing requirements until July 1, click here.

To read the order allowing the sale of liquor to out of state residents, click here.

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