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JaxCo wellness dept. closes Rae’s Cafe ‘effective immediately’

KANSAS Metropolis, Mo. — The Jackson County Wellness Department director has shut Rae’s Cafe in Blue Springs “effective immediately” for violating the county’s COVID-19 orders.

Thursday’s order is the newest again and forth involving the county’s well being officials and the cafe.


The ongoing dialogue dates back to mid-August when health officers followed up on grievances that the cafe was not subsequent mask mandates in location at the time.

The situation arrived to a head final Friday, Sept. 3, when the county revoked the cafe’s food items establishment permit and ordered it to near.

But the cafe’s owner, Amanda Wohletz, opened the cafe the up coming early morning as a non-public club, demanding customers to pay a membership price and sign a waiver in order to enter the cafe.

County health officers stated Tuesday they planned to use each individual choice to implement its well being orders. That statement appears related to Thursday’s announcement.

“…based on your ongoing violation of the get and disregard for enforcement steps, Rae’s Cafe found at 1605 SW 7 Freeway in Blue Springs, Missouri, 64105 is shut helpful promptly to guard the health and fitness and safety of inhabitants of Jackson County.”

Rae’s Cafe is not the only Jackson County establishment fighting again versus county health and fitness get enforcement.

On Wednesday, the Kansas City, Missouri, Liquor Command Plan Assessment Board reviewed wellness order grievances at The Scene cafe and Bar and discovered it to be in violation of the get. It revoked the establishment’s liquor license as a result. The owner told KSHB 41 Information Thursday he experienced no remark.