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New county order to allow outdoor dining, small indoor funerals starting Saturday

Original post made on Jun 4, 2020

Outdoor dining and indoor funerals with up to 10 people present will be allowed in San Mateo County beginning Saturday, June 6, under a new shelter-at-home order announced by county Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow on Thursday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, June 4, 2020, 3:38 PM

Comments (6)

2 people like this
Posted by whatever
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Jun 4, 2020 at 4:38 pm

In-door funeral ceremonies. Good news, ten folks is a minyan.


4 people like this
Posted by Fighting stupidity
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jun 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Sounds totally random to me.
Verification of the 'same household' restriction is as good as impossible (we are all brothers in sisters), and beers+side of chips = meal.
But sure, everybody feels better when cases go up again.


4 people like this
Posted by Robert
a resident of another community
on Jun 5, 2020 at 12:20 pm

Someone explain to me the "charter boat" provision here. Why on earth is that suddenly an essential business? Not saying someone got paid off to put that in the new order, but it sounds like some money may have been exchanged there.


13 people like this
Posted by MEMBERONE
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jun 5, 2020 at 12:35 pm

C'mon SMC...move it along...
I need a haircut.


11 people like this
Posted by Peter
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jun 5, 2020 at 2:47 pm

Time to open everything. People should exercise responsibility on their own according to their own risk assessments.


11 people like this
Posted by Peter Carpenter
a resident of Menlo Park: Park Forest
on Jun 5, 2020 at 3:59 pm

"People should exercise responsibility on their own according to their own risk assessments."

That would be fine if they alone bore the risks of their exposure - however if they get Covid 19 (and also give it to others ) will they expect the emergency response personnel and medical personnel to place themselves at risk to take care of them?


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