Outdoor Dining Reopens in Los Angeles, But Health Department Bans Restaurants From Having Their TVs Turned On For Customers

Outdoor dining reopened in Los Angeles on Friday, but the Health Department banned restaurants from having their TVs turned on for customers…because science.

“Televisions or any other screens that are used to broadcast programming must be removed from the area or turned off. This provision is effective until further notice,” Health Department officials said.

The Health Department wants to stop people from watching the Super Bowl outdoors at sports bars and restaurants.

Protocol for restaurants, breweries and wineries per the LA Department of Public Health:

  • Employees that come in contact with customers must wear both a face covering and a face shield at all times.
  • Outdoor dining table seating must be limited to no more that 6 people per table, all of whom must be from the same household.
  • Outdoor dining and wine service seating must be reduced by 50%. Outdoor tables must be repositioned or removed so that all tables are at least 8 feet apart.
  • Televisions or other screens that broadcast programming must remain off until further notice.
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