Governor Kim Reynolds Modifies Latest Public Health Proclamation

Thu 11-19-2020

(Des Moines)-- Governor Kim Reynolds has modified a Public Health Disaster Proclamation issued earlier this week as it pertains to recreational activities and fitness centers.

With the exception for high school, collegiate or professional sporting or recreational gatherings, the proclamation only permits sporting and recreational activities when all participants in the gathering, including athletes, coaches or instructors, maintain six feet of social distance at all times. Activities where closer contact is required or reasonably unavoidable, such as a wrestling meet or basketball game, are prohibited. 

Spectators are also limited at all gatherings to two per athlete and must be social distanced six feet apart. All participants, except for athletes, must also wear masks. The requirements also require to group classes or activities at fitness centers and gyms.

The proclamation remains in effect and will expire on December 10th, 2020.