May 18, 2020 2:29 PM

Phase 1.5 of COVID-19 reopening begins on Monday

Posted May 18, 2020 2:29 PM

This is a list of some key elements from Kansas Reopening Phase 1.5 that begins on Monday.

• Mass gatherings of more than 10 individuals continue to be prohibited;

• Nail salons, barber shops, hair salons, tanning salons, tattoo parlors and other personal service businesses where close contact cannot be avoided may open, but only for prescheduled appointments or online check-in;

• Fitness centers and health clubs may open, but in-person group classes may not occur and locker rooms must be closed except as necessary to use restroom facilities.

• In-person commencement or graduation ceremonies may occur with no more than 10 individuals in a room, gymnasium, or facility at one time as long as 6-foot social distancing is maintained. Outdoor drive-through graduation ceremonies during which no more than 10 individuals are in the same area outside of their vehicles at a time (i.e.school administration, graduate, family members, etc.) are allowed.

Under Phase 1.5, the following, unless they are repurposed for use in an essential function under the Kansas Essential Function Framework, shall remain closed to the public:

• Bars and night clubs, excluding already operating curbside and carryout services;

• Non-tribal Casinos;

• Theaters, museums, and other indoor leisure spaces (trampoline parks, arcades, etc.);

• Community centers;

• Outdoor and indoor large entertainment venues with capacity of 2,000 or more.

• Fairs, festivals, carnivals, parades;

• Swimming pools (other than backyard pools);

• Organized sports facilities, sports tournaments, sports games, and sports practices; and

• Summer camps.

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Riley County Arrest Report Sunday May 17

The following is a summary of arrests, citations by the Riley County Police Department. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

SAMUEL JOSEPH WHEELER, 20, Manhattan, Unlawful use of driver's license; Unknown circumstances, Liquor; Purchase/possess/consume by minor <18 yrs; 1st conviction, Interference with LEO; Falsely report information intending to obstruct; Bond $500

CONNER ROBERT JUNGE, 20, Fort Riley, Driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol; 1st conv; blood/breath .08 or >; Bond $1500