Bar & Restaurant Closings

In response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Holcomb announced that all restaurants, bars and nightclubs are required to close to in-person patrons but may provide take-out and delivery services through the end of March.

Clarifications: 

  • Customers may come inside the establishment to order and pick up food. Customers may not stay to eat food at the establishment.
  • Buffets and hotel continental breakfast bars should avoid multiple customers touching utensils. Customers should place orders for what they want and be served in take-out containers by food establishment staff.
  • Convenience stores who offer food to order should eliminate dine in seating.
  • Food establishments should maintain rigorous cleaning schedule of all frequently touched surfaces throughout the establishment, such as workstations, tabletops, doorknobs and other high touch areas with your usual chemical sanitizer.

Please continue to follow all CDC guidance concerning preventing the spread of COVD-19.

Find recommendations from the Porter County Health Department for food service establishments in Porter County who are providing carryout or delivery services HERE.