New York State releases guidance and allows outdoor dining at restaurants beginning Thursday

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ALBANY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — New York State is allowing outdoor dining at restaurants starting Thursday, June 4 as part of Phase Two under “Restart New York.”

The guidance states that outdoor tables must be spaced six feet apart or have physical barriers between tables.

All staff must wear face coverings, and customers must also wear face coverings when not seated.

Parties may not include more than 10 people.

Restaurants are asked to continue encouraging customers to order ahead or make reservations to maintain occupancy.

Health screenings of employees are also required, such as temperature checks before shifts begin.

To read the full guidance released from New York State, click here.


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