A popular Waterville watering hole & restaurant, Cancun Mexican Restaurant on Silver Street was forced to close by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services for causing "an imminent health hazard" for not following Maine State Covid-19 regulations according to an article by centralmaine.com.

The restaurant was required to close abruptly yesterday (4/13/21) and is required to stay closed for a seven day suspension that will run through 4/20/21 at 10am.

According to the article, Waterville Police witnessed employees of the Cancun Mexican Restaurant not wearing face masks, and also not requiring customers going into the establishment to wear face masks.

An inspector for the Maine Center for Disease Control delivered the citation to the owner of the restaurant, Hector Fuentes who has agreed to abide by the requirements set forth by Maine law.


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