Milwaukee restaurant receives first mask mandate quotes, more than $ 1K in fines, says report

The city of Milwaukee provided masks to COVID-19 at the end of July and have now sent a warning to 18 companies and issued their first three quotes.

TMJ4 news partners the Milwaukee Business Journal reported that Walker’s Point restaurant Fiesta Café received three of the quotes, each for $ 500, for violating the city’s mask requirements on August 6.

According to the Milwaukee Health Department, the city sent a warning letter to the cafe before the quotes were issued.

The owners of Fiesta Café have not yet commented, however, the restaurant’s Facebook page promotes social distance and thanks to patrons for wearing masks.

The health department has sent warnings to 18 companies, the Journal reported.

The following companies were warned:

  • Cermak Fresh Market on South Barclay Street
  • Quick and friendly on Locust Avenue
  • BP gas station at 5505 W. Lisbon Ave.
  • Penz Mart Citgo Gas Station at 1225 W. Lincoln Ave.
  • JJ Fish & Chicken at 6005 W. Appleton Ave.
  • Chicken from Popeye at 7458 W. Appleton Ave.
  • Jo-Cat’s pub on East Brady Street
  • four businesses listed on West Center Street as Ace Market, Center & Sherman Tobacco and Food, Center Street Food and Jay’s Food
  • Gold Diggers at 4750 N. Hopkins St.
  • Milwaukee Pedal Tavern, USPS at 3600 N. Holton St.
  • Sunrise Foods at 2879 N. Weil St.,
  • BP gas station at 5912 W. Oklahoma Ave.
  • McDonald’s on East North Avenue.

According to the Journal, warnings were sent to the Pick ‘n Save at East North Avenue and North Humboldt Boulevard and East Side Maytag Coin Laundry on East Kenilworth Place, but those two businesses were not included in the list of Tuesdays provided.

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