Gov. Holcomb Extends Restaurant, Bar Restrictions In COVID-19 Fight

Yesterday, Holcomb signed two more Executive Orders to support the fight against COVID-19 in the Hoosier state.

(Indianapolis, Ind.) - Two more executives orders have been signed to support the fight against COVID-19 in the Hoosier state. 

Yesterday, Governor Eric Holcomb signed Executive Order 20-14 to extend the requirements for bars, nightclubs, and restaurants to stay closed to dine-in until April 6 at 11:59 p.m.

Take-out and delivery services may continue.

State and local boards of health and the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission (ATC) have been directed to take all available administrative and enforcement actions against these establishments that continue to offer dine-in services. 

Bars, nightclubs, and restaurants are expected to comply with these orders for the safety of Hoosiers in their communities without the need to call for enforcement measures. 

Additionally, Executive Oder 20-15 which eases government operations to permit electronic notary services to remotely review and approve documents.

Other steps taken by the state include:

  • The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will hold a virtual job fair for more than 1,000 construction and related positions on Thursday, April 16 at 10:00 a.m.
  • The Indiana Commission for Higher Education will offer free virtual FAFSA filing help for students and families from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 4.
    • Help will be available through the Commission’s Learn More Indiana social media platforms including, Facebook (facebook.com/LearnMoreIN), Instagram (@LearnMoreIndiana) and Twitter (@LearnMoreIN).

Download public service announcements (PSAs) recorded by the state for your use here, https://www.dropbox.com/sh/egf210ognxxyx4h/AADYd7E-tBn7P6gtiLSZUiVBa?dl=0

More information can be found at the ISDH website and the CDC website.

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