City of Holly Springs Government

EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019(COVID-19) START: MAY 11, 2020 END JUNE 3, 2020

EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 6 & 7

City Ordinance The City and Board of Aldermen recognize that certain business operations and healthcare activities can safely resume business under the limitations set forth herein.

Curfew

Curfew Order

The Local Emergency, Stay-at-Home, and Curfew Orders previously entered shall remain in full force and effect except as follows. • All persons within the City of Holly Springs shall remain under a curfew from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am until rescinded, modified, or extended. The previous exceptions shall still apply to those performing essential, work-related, or travel functions or activities

RESTAURANTS

RESTAURANTS

From and after 8:00 a.m. on May 11, 2020, restaurants and bars can resume in-house (indoor or outdoor) dining subject to the following limitations:

Prior to resuming in-house dining the entire restaurant and bar shall be             deep cleaned, disinfected, and sanitized.

  • Restaurant and bars shall set hours of operations to close to the public no later than 9:00 pm.
  • Restaurants shall take reasonable steps to ensure compliance with the Mississippi State Department of Health and Center for Disease Control and Protection’s (“CDC’) regulations, orders and guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including, but not limited to: social distancing; sending sick employees home; actively encouraging sick employees to stay home; 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 shifts.
  • Restaurants and bars shall conduct a daily screening of all employees at the beginning of their shifts. Such daily screening shall include the following questions, and any employee answering any question in the affinnative shall be sent home:
  • All employees shall be required to report any symptoms ofCOVID-19 to their supervisor, and any employee who exhibits any of the symptoms of COVID-19 during their shift shall be sent home immediately and advised to consult a physician.
  • Appropriate PPE shall be worn by all employees based on their duties and responsibilities and in adherence to state and local regulations and guidelines. Every employee who comes into direct contact with customers shall be provided a cloth mask and required to wear that mask while on duty.
  • All employees shall be provided training regarding minimizing the spread ofCOVID-19, including the importance of frequent hand washing and personal hygiene, proper sanitation, cough and sneeze etiquette, use of PPE, and safe food-handling procedures.
  • Workstation should be staggered so employees can avoid standing next to each other. Where separations of workstations are not possible, the frequency of surface cleaning and sanitizing should be increased.
  • Breakrooms shall be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized, and the number of employees in the in the breakrooms shall be limited to allow for strict social distancing (a minimum of six feet between employees and no gathering of more than ten employees).
  • The number of customers in the restaurant or bar shall be no greater than 50% of seating capacity.
  • Floor plans shall be updated to ensure at least six feet of separation exists between each party/group whether dining indoor or outdoor. Party sizes shall be limited to a maximum of six customers per table.
  • Bars or bar areas that do not offer food services shall remain closed, and live music shall not be permitted.
  • The use of technology solutions to minimize person-to-person contact is encouraged, including mobile reservations systems, text upon arrival, mobile ordering, and contactless payment options.
  • Signage shall be posted at each entrance stating no customer with a fever or other symptom of COVID-19 will be permitted in the restaurant or bar.
  • Customers shall not be allowed to congregate in the waiting area or bar area. The restaurant shall adopt a process to ensure that a minimum of six feet separation is maintained between customers while waiting to be seated or in the restaurant or bar area.
  • All house contact surfaces shall be sanitized, at a minimum every two hours.
  • The use of disposable menus is encouraged. All non-disposable menus shall be sanitized between each use.
  • Tables, chairs, and tabletop items shall be sanitized after each use by customers.
  • Hand sanitizer shall be placed at all points of entry and exit, the hostess station, in or near the bathrooms, and at the cashier station.
  • All food service areas shall be deep cleaned daily.
  • Buffet Service of food and drinks stations are prohibited.
  • Cafeteria style buffets and food and drink stations are permitted only when the employee serves the items with appropriate barriers in place.

ESSENTIAL BUSINESS

ESSENTIAL BUSINESS

From and after 8:00 a.m. on May 11, 2020, essential businesses such as banks, medical facilities, hospitals, phannacies, veterinarian clinics, gas stations, grocery stores, and hardware stores can resume in-house business operations and shall adopt reasonable measures to prevent the spread of COV!D-19, including but not limited to, limiting the number of customers and/or patients at one time to no greater than 50% of the building or waiting room’s capacity in order to ensure compliance with social distancing protocols, and frequent cleaning of high-contact surfaces, such as counters, door handles, etc. These essential businesses are encouraged to make hand sanitizer available to customers upon entry and exit of the establishment. Financial institutions shall follow all guidelines of the Mississippi State Department of Health and CDC

RETAIL STORES

RETAIL STORES

From and after 8:00 a.m. on May 11, 2020, retail businesses shall adopt reasonable measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including but not limited to, limiting the number of customers in their stores at one time to no greater than 50% of store capacity in order to ensure compliance with social distancing protocols, and frequent cleaning of high-contact surfaces, such as counters, door handles, credit card machines, etc. Retail businesses are encouraged to make hand sanitizer available to customers upon entry and exit of the stores. Retail stores shall follow all guidelines of the Mississippi State Department of Health and CDC.

FAITH BASED ORGANIZATIONS

FAITH BASED ORGANIZATIONS

Religious entities, including gatherings such as funerals and/or burial, shall adhere to the Mississippi State Department of Health and CDC recommendations and guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In order to protect the First Amendment right to free exercise of religion these entities are encouraged to conduct online or virtual worship services or shall conduct “drive-in” worship services in the parking lot and remain in the vehicle with windows closed or slightly cracked open.

GYM AND FITNESS

GYM AND FITNESS

From and after 12:59 p.m. on Monday, May 11, 2020, Executive Order No. 6 is amended to allow fitness and exercise gyms (collectively, “gyms”) to open subject to the following limitations:

 

  1. Prior to resuming operations, the entire gym, shall be deep cleaned, disinfected, and sanitized.

2. Gyms shall set hours of operation to close to the public no later than 9:00 p.m.

 

  1. In addition to other staff, a minimum of one employee must be on-site during the gym’s hours of operation dedicated to wiping down equipment following use by clients
  2. Gyms shall take all reasonable measures to ensure compliance with the Mississippi State Department of Health and CDC’s regulations, orders and guidelines to prevent the spread ofCOVID-19, including, but not limited to: social distancing; sending sick employees home; actively encouraging sick employees to stay home; separating and sending home employees who appear to have respiratory illness symptoms; adopting and enforcing regular and proper hand-washing and persona] hygiene protocols; and daily screening of employees for COVID-19 related symptoms before beginning their shift.
  3. Daily screening of employees shall include the following questions, and any employee answering any question in the affitmative shall be sent home:

a.Have you been in close contact with a confinned case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days?

b. Are you experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat?

C. Have you had a fever in the last 48 hours?

D. Have you had new loss of taste or smell?

E. Have you had vomiting or dianhea in the last 24 hours?

  1. All employees shall be required to report any symptoms of COVID-19 (i.e., fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, body aches, or loss of sense of taste or smell) to their supervisor, and any employee that exhibits any of the symptoms ofCOVJD- 19 during their shift shall be sent home immediately and advised to consult with their physician.
  2. All employees shall be provided training regarding minimizing the spread ofCOVID- 19, including reinforcement of proper sanitation, hand washing, cough and sneeze etiquette, and proper use of PPE.
  3. Every employee shall be provided a face covering, which covers the nose and mouth, and shall be required to wear that face covering while on duty. Such face coverings shall be cleaned or replaced daily
  4. Every employee on the gym floor shall wear disposable gloves and change gloves, at a minimum, once per hour.
  1. Break rooms shall be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized, and the number of employees in the break room shall be limited to allow for strict social distancing (a minimum of six feet between employees and no gathering of more than ten employees).
  2. The number of clients in the gym shall be limited to no greater than 30% of the gym’s maximum occupancy. Gyms are encouraged to limit each client’s time in the gym to a maximum of one hour per day, especially if such use is during peak times.
  3. Signage shall be posted at each entrance stating no client with a fever or other symptom of COVID-19 is permitted in the gym.
  4. Clients shall be screened for illness prior to their entry into the gym.
  5. Exercise machines and equipment must be rearranged and/or deactivated to ensure a minimum of six feet of separation between clients.
  6. Classes or group exercise activities are Participants shall always maintain a minimum of six feet of separation between each individual, and all exercise equipment shall be rearranged and/or deactivated to ensure a minimum of six feet of separation between participants.
  7. All high-touch areas, including all door handles shall be sanitized, at a minimum, once every two hours.

 

  1. Hand sanitizer shall be placed at all points of entry and exit, and throughout the gym floor, and clients shall be required to sanitize their hands upon entry into and exit from the gym, and when moving between exercise equipment.
  2. lf the gym provides towels for use by clients, such towels shall be stored in an air tight container.

19 . Al l linen hampers and trash containers shall be cleaned and disinfected daily, and all such containers must have a lid.

  1. Gyms may offer food services, subject to the limitations on restaurants as provided in Executive Order No. 6.
  2. All common areas, except for bathrooms/locker rooms shall remain
  3. The gym floor shall be deep cleaned

 

PERSONAL CARE AND GROOMING SERVICES

PERSONAL CARE AND GROOMING SERVICES

  1. From and after 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 11, 2020, hair and nail salons, barber shops, and all other personal care and personal grooming facilities can resume business subject to the following limitations:

 

1.Prior to resuming operations, the entire salon, including areas that are not open to the public shall be deep cleaned, disinfected, and sanitized.

  1. Salons shall take all reasonable measures to ensure compliance with the Mississippi State Department of Health and CDC’s regulations, orders and guidelines to prevent U1e spread of COVID-19, including, but not limited to, social distancing; sending sick employees home; actively encouraging sick employees to stay home; 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 COVTD-19 related symptoms before beginning their
  2. Salons shall conduct a daily screening of all employees at the beginning of their shift. Such daily screening shall include the following questions, and any employee answering any question in the affinnative shall be sent home:
    1. Have you been in close contact with a confinned case ofCOVJD-19 in the past 14 days?
    2. Are you experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat?
    3. Have you had a fever in the last 48 hours?
    4. Have you had new loss of taste or smell?
    5. Have you had vomiting or diarrhea in the last 24 hours?
  3. All employees shall be required to report any symptoms of COVTD-19 to their supervisor, and any employee that exhibits any of the symptoms of COVID-19 during their shift shall be sent home immediately and advised to consult with their
  4. All employees shall be provided training regarding minimizing the spread of COVID-19, including reinforcement of proper sanitation, hand washing, cough and sneeze etiquette, and proper use of
  5. Break rooms shall be ilioroughly cleaned and sanitized, and the number of employees in the break room shall be limited to allow for strict social distancing (a minimum of six feet between employees and no gathering of more Ulan ten employees).
  6. Every employee shall be provided a face covering, which covers the nose and mouth, and shall be required to wear that face covering while on duty. Such face coverings shall be cleaned or replaced
  7. Every employee shall wear disposable gloves when serving a client and change gloves between
  8. Clients shall wear a face covering, which covers the nose and mouth, while inside the salon always except when receiving a service that otherwise could not be provided while wearing a face

10. Each client shall be draped with a clean cape. Capes shall be laundered after each use. The use of disposable capes is encouraged.

  1. A protective neck strip shall be placed around the neck of each hair-cut
  2. The use of neck brushes is
  3. All linens, including all towels, capes, and neck strips shall be stored in an airtight container.

14. All linen hampers and trash containers shall be cleaned and disinfected daily, and all such containers must have a lid.

15. Employees shall wash their hands with soapy, warm water for a minimum of twenty seconds between every client.

16. Services shall be provided by appointment or walk-in basis.

17. All clients shall wait outside until they are called for screening prior to entry into the

salon.

18. The use of technology solutions to minimize person-to-person contact is encouraged, including mobile appointment systems, text upon arrival, and contactless payment options.

  1. Signage shall be posted at each entrance stating no client with a fever or other symptom of COVID- 19 is pe,mitted in the salon.
  1. Clients shall be screened for illness ptior to their ent1y into the Such screening shall include the following questions, and any customer answering any question in the affinnative shall not be permitted to enter the salon:

a. Have you traveled outside of the United States in the past 14 days?

  1. Have you experienced any COVTD-19 symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, body aches, or loss of sense of taste or smell) in the past 14 days?
  1. All waiting areas shall be
  2. Items such as magazines, popcorn poppers, and coffee pots/machines shall be removed, and clients shall not be permitted to congregate outside of the salon prior to their appointment. Rather, clients shall wait in their vehicle until their appointment
  3. Chairs shall be re-arranged to ensure at least six feet of separation between
  4. The number of clients in the salon shall be limited to one client per
  5. Chairs, including arm rests and head rests, stations and all other surfaces that are contacted by clients during providing services shall be sanitized after each use by All other high-touch areas, including all door handles shall be sanitized, at a minimum, once every two hours.
  6. Disinfectant for immersion of tools shall be changed
  7. Hand sanitizer shall be placed at all points of entry and exit, and clients shall be required to sanitize their hands upon entry into and exit from the
  8. The salon shall be deep cleaned daily. All bowls, hoses, spray nozzles, foist handles, shampoo chairs and arm rests shall be disinfected.

OUTDOOR RECREATION

OUTDOOR RECREATIONS

All parks shall remain closed.

EXECUTIVE ORDER

EXECUTIVE ORDER

 

• This Executive Order shall remain in force and effect from 8:00 a.m. on May 11, 2020 until June 3, 2020, unless it is modified, amended, rescinded, or superseded.

• This order will be enforced by the Holly Springs Police Department and/or any other necessary law enforcement agency or officer and/or fire inspection officers. Anyone who violates any of the restrictions herein will be charged with a misdemeanor and be subject to a fine and/or sentenced to jail. Fines for all misdemeanors during this emergency period will be assessed up to the maximum amounts allowed by Mississippi law.