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March 13, 2020 11:28 AM

COVID-19 Information - Starkville Mask Mandate Remains in Effect

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September 30, 2020 3:37 PM

The City of Starkville's Mask Mandate remains in effect until further notice.

Mask Mandate Summary

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August 31, 2020 2:40 PM

The statewide mask mandate has been extended to Monday, September 14, 2020, at 8:00 A.M. This extension went into effect at 7:59 A.M. this morning.

Executive Order 1520
July 24, 2020 4:57 PM

Today, July 24, 2020, Governor Tate Reeves signed Executive Order 1511 which modifies social gathering limitations and the operation of bars.

Here are some notable points, but does not include the full text of this order:
- Indoor social gathering/activities shall be limited to a maximum of 10 participants and outdoor social gathering/activities shall be limited to a maximum of 20 participants. All individuals shall maintain social distancing of a minimum of 6 feet distance between individuals not in the same household. This limitation shall not apply to religious entities, students in classrooms or gatherings in facilities governed by other capacity limitations.

- The sale of alcohol in bars is limited to only seated patrons. Bars shall continue limiting the number of customers in the bar to 50% of maximum capacity and updating floor plans to ensure at least six feet of separation between each party/group and limiting party sizes to a maximum of six customers per table.
- Restaurants and bars shall not sell alcohol between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
This Executive Order shall be effective upon execution and shall remain in full force and effect until 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 3, 2020, unless it is modified, amended, rescinded, or superseded.

Follow this link for full order text:

Gov. Tate Reeves Executive Order 1511