03/27/2020 by Candace Sorrell 0 Comments
Due to the potential unnecessary exposure associated with individuals playing coin-operated amusement devices
March 27, 2020
The Director of the Department of Health and Senior Services, finding it necessary to protect public health and prevent the further spread of COVID-19, pursuant to the authority granted under section 192.020, RSMo, and 19 CSR 20-20.040, hereby orders the following:
Due to the potential unnecessary exposure associated with individuals playing coin-operated amusement devices, as defined in section 144.518, RSMo, and slot machines, all persons shall avoid using such devices or machines and the owners of such devices or machines shall be prohibited from operating them for public use during the duration of this order.
This order shall not apply to any device under the jurisdiction of the Missouri lottery or
Missouri gaming commission due to restrictive measures that they have already taken on the use of these devices.
Local public health authorities are hereby directed to carry out and enforce the provisions of this Order by means of civil proceedings.
This Order will take effect beginning 12:01 A.M. Saturday, March 28, 2020 and remain in effect for the duration of the effective period of Executive Order 20-02.
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