Buncombe County & City of Asheville Add New Covid-19 Restrictions, Beginning Jan. 2

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On December 23, Buncombe County and City of Asheville officials announced tighter restrictions to help slow the spread of Covid-19 in our community. Key points:

  • Buncombe County, City of Asheville, and Town of Montreat will move to add more stringent measures in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.
  • The new local order signed on Dec. 23, 2020, reduces the capacity for indoor dining in restaurants from 50% of stated fire capacity to 30%
  • Lowers the number for an indoor mass gathering for social gatherings with individuals from outside your household from 10 persons to 2 persons
  • New restrictions are effective as of Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021.

Read the full order here.