By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times
Karaoke is back at your local bar.
So are pool and darts. Also video games and pinball.
And you can even participate in axe throwing if that’s your thing.
But leave the dancing shoes at home. For the moment, Arizona remains a dance-free zone.
The changes come as the state Department of Health Services has decided that these activities, which have been forbidden for months under the COVID-19 emergency restrictions, can now be conducted – if certain precautions are taken.
There was no immediate response from the health department to questions about why the sudden change in what’s allowable.
But nothing in the risks from the virus has changed substantially since at least August according to the agency’s own “dashboard” which determines the restrictions on business. In fact, the percent of tests for the virus that have been coming up positive actually is showing an upward trend.READ ON: