Otsego County DOH warns against community event violating executive orders

first_imgViolating these restrictions come with a 15,000 dollar fine. Individuals in attendance of the event who additionally are not wearing face coverings are subject to an additional 1,000 dollar fine. OTSEGO COUNTY (WBNG) –The Otsego County Department of Health said Saturday that after a cease and desist order was issued to cancel a non-essential event in Mount Vision, it was told the event is still happening. The department said it issued the order on the NY Harvest Festival & Freedom Fair on Thursday. Officials said this violates two executive orders which state businesses and events must limit all gatherings which are nonessential to 50 or fewer individuals if they’re being held lawfully. center_img The department says citations will be issued to the events proprietors for violating public health laws and executive orders. The department says it is in the public’s best interest to avoid the event.last_img

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