The Mayor of Nixa has issued an order making it unlawful for any gathering of more than 10 people in a single space or room.
The order, shown at the bottom of this story, does not include the following:
- Funeral homes
- Educational institutions
- Daycare facilities
- Places of employment
- Grocery stores
- Retail stores
- Any activity a court of competent jurisdiction holds cannot constitutionally be closed in these specific circumstances
- Any gatherings where the organizer can demonstrate to the Mayor, City, County, and State health officials that sufficient mitigation plans for infectious disease are in place.
The order also says anyone organizing a gathering of nine people or less should take appropriate action to minimize risk for those in attendance.
Here is the Mayor’s order:Mayor-order-restricting-gatherings-of-10-or-more