The Washington State Department of Health released information for several counties, including Benton and Franklin, about COVID restrictions being lifted.

According to the WSDOH in their informational release:

"On August 27, the following new activities will be permitted in Benton, Franklin and Yakima counties: outdoor group fitness classes with five or fewer people, indoor religious services at 25% capacity or 50 people (whichever is less), social gatherings with 5 or fewer people outside the household per week, professional services at 25% capacity"

Also professional photography (photo sessions) can resume and indoor dining at 25 percent of capacity, outdoor can increase to 50 percent.

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