SEATTLE - A restaurant and bar in Seattle's University District is closed until further notice for violating COVID-19 masking and occupancy protocols.
According to King County Public Health, inspectors found the following violations at Flowers Bar & Restaurant on University Way:
- Lack of use of face coverings by restaurant staff and customers
- Exceeding food establishment occupancy limits
- Lack of maintaining social distancing
Health officials said the restaurant can reopen when the "issues are resolved."
King County, the county where the restaurant is located, is in Phase 3 of the state's reopening plan, which allows restaurants to serve customers inside at 50 percent capacity.