MORRISTOWN, NJ - Mayor Timothy P. Dougherty has issued an Executive Order limiting the operations of liquor license establishments in Morristown to occupancy of no more than 250 people with a curfew of 10 o’clock pm.
The goal of this order is to enforce the policy directive from the State of New Jersey and CDC guide- lines to minimize gatherings of large groups of people to prevent exposure to and transmission of COVID-19 to patrons, workers, and first responders", announced the mayor
“COVID-19 does not discriminate", said Mayor Dougherty. "So far it has affected residents of our state from teens to over eighty years old. So, it is imperative that the Town take a leadership role in establishing protocols to reinforce what we know to be practices that prevent the spread of this terrible illness, including social distancing. While our restaurants and nightlife are a popular draw for visitors, we must take every precaution to protect the public and prevent community spread.”
The Executive Order takes effect immediately and is in place until further notice, and will be evaluated weekly for necessity and effectiveness, he said.
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