Salisbury rescinds 50-person limit on public gatherings

Because of the relaxation of health and safety guidelines by the state of Maryland in response to down-trending Coronavirus infection rates state-wide, the city of Salisbury is rescinding its previous 50-person limit on gatherings within city limits.

While city decision-makers have determined that current conditions regarding exposure to Covid-19 no longer require the 50-person limit on the number of people who may gather at social, community, recreational, leisure and sporting gatherings and events, taking proper precautions and continuing to assess social situations in terms of health standards are still essential.

“The city of Salisbury will continue to closely monitor the positivity rate statewide and locally, and will make any necessary changes to quickly respond to Covid-19,” said City Administrator Julia Glanz.

“I implore you all to continue to stay home when able, socially distance indoors and outdoors, wear masks, and practice good hand hygiene,” she said.

Those hosting or attending gatherings should take the time beforehand to review guidelines and safety protocols put forth by the CDC and the Maryland Health Department.

Helpful Coronavirus links

Maryland Department of Health Coronavirus Page
CDC: About the Coronavirus Disease 2019
CDC: What to do if You Are Sick
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
AP News Coronavirus Coverage

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