CLAY COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- Beginning Thursday, restaurants and taverns in Clay County will be able to stay open two hours longer.
A new emergency order was issued Wednesday by the county health department.
The new order allows to restaurants and taverns to stay open until 12 a.m. Gatherings, whether indoors or outdoors, are still limited to 10 individuals and they must remain six feet apart from other parties.
"Masks should continue to be worn when not actively eating or drinking," the county said in a statement.
A previous order required a 10 p.m. closing time.