Cleveland, Ohio 2020-10-29 17:02:38 –
Westlake, Ohio (WJW) – It’s a scary time as owners and employees of bars and restaurants such as Panini’s Bar and Grill in Westlake are planning a Halloween party in the midst of the COVID-19 surge.
“And hopefully we won’t reach that level here, but we’ll take all possible precautions because of concerns,” said Panini owner Nick Lavinha.
At a COVID-19 briefing on Thursday afternoon, Ohio Governor Mike Dewin discouraged Ohio’s Halloween parties and rallies. He did not issue state-wide orders, leaving the decision to each municipality.
La Vigna, a Parma firefighter rescue worker, has seen the effects of the coronavirus from the forefront. He said guests attending Panini’s Halloween party on Saturday would need to wear a mask.
“Actually you have to wear both. That is, there are masks and Halloween costumes, and there are also COVID masks for protection. It’s fun because many people expect COVID masks to be pretty creative. Let’s do it, “he said.
Lavinha said Panini staff need to be vigilant on Saturday, cracking down on COVID-19 guidelines for football fans at Halloween Ghoul, Ghost, Goblins and Ohio State University, and back-eyes with Pennsylvania State University. We are watching the main battles of.
“Believe it or not, when the capacity is halved, you can monitor the problem properly and it won’t be overwhelmed, so we monitor it on a daily basis.” He said.
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