Food, alcohol can be consumed in bars, restaurants across Broward until midnight

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Broward County bars and restaurants are getting some much needed relief.

Effective immediately, food and alcohol can be consumed in-house at bars and restaurants across Broward County until midnight.

Despite the one-hour extension, dine-in services are still prohibited between midnight and 5 a.m. throughout the county.

The original order only allowed businesses to stay open until 11 p.m.

Broward County Mayor Dale Holness said even though one hour is being added, the rules still apply.

“We still want you to continue to social distancing, wearing facial coverings as you go out about your business in Broward County,” Holness said. “If you cannot maintain at least 6 feet from someone else while you’re out and about on the outside, it is expected you wear facial coverings. On the inside, you should always have your facial covering on.”

Take-out and delivery services will still be allowed past those hours.

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