We at the Outpost were even briefly confused today after being sent a link to a news story saying the governor would allow bars, dine-in restaurants and other businesses to reopen in 22 counties, including Humboldt.
A quick Google search revealed that the story was wrongey-wrong-wrong. (It has since been corrected.) But apparently the misinformation spread fast.
Here’s a clarifying press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:
The Humboldt County Joint Information Center has received multiple calls about false texts and news reports announcing the reopening of bars and dine-in restaurants. These reports are incorrect. A statewide closure of these facilities remains in effect per state orders.
All bars are to remain closed, and the following sectors are allowed to operate outdoors only:
For the latest and most accurate information about COVID-19, go to cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Local information is available at humboldtgov.org or during business hours by contacting email@example.com or calling 707-441-5000.
- Dine-in restaurants
- Wineries and tasting rooms
- Movie theaters
- Family entertainment centers (for example: bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages and arcades)
- Zoos and museums