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Lafayette Coney Island facing fine after COVID-19 citation

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Posted at 6:04 PM, Feb 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-01 18:04:16-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The Detroit Health Department says Lafayette Coney Island is among the businesses in the city that have been issued a citation for violating COVID-19 restrictions.

Detroit's Chief Public Health Officer Denise Fair issued the following statement about the citation:

The Detroit Health Department follows up on all COVID-19 related complaints regarding Detroit businesses and sends inspectors on-site to ensure businesses are in compliance with COVID-19 state guidelines for safe operation. When our inspector arrived at Lafayette Coney Island, employees were observed not wearing masks. As is our standard practice, a citation was issued for a violation of the MDHHS (Michigan Department of Health and Human Services) Emergency Orders.

A list of all citations issued is available on the Department’s website: https://detroitmi.gov/departments/detroit-health-department

The amount of the citations are determined by 36th District Court and may be up to $1,000.

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