Shawnee County Interim Well being Officer amends well being order

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Shawnee County’s interim health officer Dr. Dennis Cooley, issued an emergency health order Thursday.

The following changes have been made to sports and sports activities:

  • Sports and sporting activities are allowedsubject to restrictions on social distancing and mass gatherings.
  • Spectators of sporting events should follow the rules for gathering crowds.
  • In team sports, the two teams together count as a mass gathering. whose size must not exceed 25 people. These people are included in the size of the mass collection.
  • For events open to the public, organizers are taking the necessary steps to ensure that social distancing and mass gathering rules are applied to the public
  • Bar, concession and restaurant areas must meet the same requirements as those outside the venues.
  • The wearing of masks is mandatory if you are not participating in the direct competition.

The changes will take effect on Friday, January 29th at 12:01 am.

If you have any questions about this order, you can email [email protected] or call (785) 251-4848.

You can read the full health policy below.

KSNT News will collect more information on changes to the health regime after the district commission meeting on Thursday morning.

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