Governor Reynolds Issues Emergency Declaration
On March 17, 2020 Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency in response to COVID-19. The declaration suspended on premise service for all restaurants and bars. A series of orders since allows carry out, delivery and drive-thru of food as well as beer, wine and spirits in unopened original containers. The on premise service suspensions, as well as the relaxed alcohol orders are scheduled to expire at 11:59 p.m. on April 7, 2020.