BREAKING NEWS: Governor Updates Restaurant Employee Screening Protocols

This morning, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-192. This Executive Order rescinds the previous employee screening requirements for restaurant employees. This means employees who have previously tested positive do not need to receive two negative tests before they can come back to work. Employers are required only to implement screening protocols pursuant to CDC guidance.

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This Executive Order also removes the requirement that employees who have traveled through an airport in the last 14 days be prohibited from working in a restaurant.

Further, Executive Order 20-192 rescinds the travel restrictions for the tri-state area – New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Read EO 20-192