Many states and localities have “paused” or rolled back their reopening plans due to an uptick in COVID-19 cases. Read more in the below chart. Also, be sure to see FMI’s state and local face covering mandates chart here and the FMI State Issues Crisis Tracker here.

State/last updated

Reopening Plan

Current Stay at Home/Emergency Declaration

Alabama

7/31/20

On 6/3, Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama Issues COVID-19 July 4th Guidance. See business guidelines here.

Gov. Ivey extended the current Safer At Home order to 8/31. Read more here. Gov. Ivey has extended the State of Emergency Order through 9/9, leaving liability protections and transportation waivers in place.

Alaska

7/31/20

Gov. Mike Dunleavy has issued his “Reopen Alaska Responsibly Plan,” see it here. Industry guidance for phase 3 and 4, see it here. See all press releases here.

On 6/3, Alaska issued health mandate FAQ’s. See them here.

Arizona

7/31/20

Gov. Ducey has posted all executive orders here. The Governor announced that the state would extend the executive order requiring bars, gyms, movie theaters, fitness centers, water parks, and tubing operators across the state to close. Issued on 7/23, Executive Order 2020-52 extends the reopening pause for 2 more weeks

6/25 press release: “Pause in Reopening” and “Safer at Home.” The state remains under an emergency declaration.

Arkansas

7/31/20

Gov. Hutchinson has created an economic recovery task force. Phase 2 began on 6/15.

Directives, effective June 15, 2020:

Business Limitations Phase II

Arkansas does not have a stay-at-home order, however the state of emergency has been extended, 60 days past 6/18, see it here. Masks effective as of 7/20. Here is a list of all executive orders.

California

7/31/20

On 7/13, the governor shut down bars without food sales, who have outdoor and/or indoor operations; indoor restaurants (outdoor seating and take out are allowed) and all indoor operations at wineries, tasting rooms, movie theaters, family entertainment centers, zoos, museums and cardrooms must close. Read more here and here. On 6/5 Governor Newsome issued Executive Order N-68-20, to temporarily allow manufacturer of OTC drugs and medical devices not currently licensed in CA. On 4/28/20, Gov. Newsom presented a four-phase plan for opening up the state. The state is in early phase 3. Here is a list of local ordinances. There is a face covering requirement in California: Face Covering Guidance. See all Department of Public Health Guidance here. See county variance info here. 6/28: Gov. announces closure of certain bars, more here.

7/24 playbook for safer reopening. Gov. Newsom’s stay-at-home order, issued on March 19 has no set end date, although it will end once the state begins Phase 4. The state remains under an emergency declaration. See all executive orders here and all guidance here.

Colorado

7/31/20

7/9 “Protect our Neighbors” order issued.

On 6/30, Gov. Polis issued an executive order to shut down those bars and night clubs that don’t sell food, for 30 days. Under the Safer at Home Guidelines, they were allowed to reopen on 6/18 at 25% capacity. The governor also announced that Colorado is moving into Phase 3, “Protect our Neighbors.” Read more here. See Executive Order D-2020-123.

Disaster emergency was extended 30 days from 7/7.

Amending and extending “Safer at home” 30 days from 6/30. Mask order. Alcohol sales end at 10pm; read 7/21 EO here.

All Colorado Public Health and Executive Orders.

Connecticut

7/31/20

Gov. Lamont announced the state will pause on Phase 2 of Connecticut's Reopen Plan. Here are the sector rules that apply to businesses in this phase. Phase 3 of Connecticut's Reopen Plan, originally set to take place mid-July, is paused for now. Restaurants will remain at 50% capacity and inside gatherings of 25 and outside gatherings of 100 will remain in place. Connecticut's retailers will continue to operate under Governor Lamont’s 4/3 Safe Store Guidelines. On 7/30: Governor Lamont is encouraging Connecticut residents to sign up for CTAlert, the state’s emergency alert system, which provides text message notifications to users. To subscribe, text the keyword COVIDCT to 888-777.

The state has an emergency declaration in place until 9/9/20.

Latest guidance, including travel advisory and quarantine requirement for almost 20 states, etc.See a 6/30FAQ.

Delaware

7/31/20

Read more about Delaware’s economic reopening here. The state is currently in Phase 2, which went into effect 6/15. Retail, including grocery, will go from 30% to 60% of fire marshal capacity. (Masks are still required. Read more here. 6/25 presser: delay in going to Phase 3.

24thmodification to State of Emergency released on 7/24; driving schools and senior centers. On 6/30, Gov. Carney issued the 23rd modification of the State of Emergency, which includes the closure of Sussex County bars. On 6/6, the Governor issued theThird Extension of the Declaration of a State of Emergency for the State of Delaware due to a Public Health Threat

District of Columbia

7/31/20

On 7/24,Mayor Bowser issued Mayor’s Order 2020-081 on requirements for all residents or persons returning to or arriving to the District after travel from coronavirus (COVID-19) “high-risk areas” – locations where the seven day moving average daily new COVID-19 case rate is 10 or more per 100,000 persons. A list of “high-risk areas” will be posted by the DC Department of Health and will be updated every two weeks on coronavirus.dc.gov.

On 6/19, the mayo rannounced phase 2 will began on 6/22.Here are the guidelines.

Florida

7/31/20

The governor has created a “Reopen Florida Task Force.”Here is the final report, which lays out a three Phase plan. Miami Beach reopened restaurants with new guidelines on 5/27; Palm Beach County beaches opened on 5/18. South Florida beaches and hotels opened on 6/1.With the exception of Palm Beach County, along with Broward and Miami-Dade, the rest of the state is moving to Phase 2 on 6/5. See Executive Order 20-139 here. Restaurants and other establishments, and bars and other vendors licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, may operate at fifty (50) percent of their indoor capacity, excluding employees, as under Executive Order 20-123, Section 1. Bar areas may be open with seated service. In addition, outdoor seating is permissible with appropriate social distancing. This section does not apply to nightclubs. Non-conflicting provisions in Executive Order 20-71, Sections 1 and 2 remain in effect.

7/1 amended emergency order 2020-09 regarding bar closures; 50% restaurant seating capacity, etc.

6/26 order, closure of bars.

Here is a list of COVID-19 executive orders. Most up-to-date info on Covid, click here.

Georgia

7/31/20

April 20 EO: “Providing flexibility for healthcare practices, moving certain businesses to minimum operations, and providing for emergency response.”All businesses that reopen must adhere to best practices, including social distancing and screening employees for illness. Latest COVID status report, click here.

Gov. Brian Kemphas issued a state of emergency through noon on 7/30.Guidelines for business. Social gatherings EO set to expire 7/31.

Hawaii

7/28/20

A senior Hawaii state official temporarily lifted the state's mandatory 14-day travel quarantine (see more below on that) to allow tourists to prepare for Hurricane Douglas, and a Honolulu official issued an emergency proclamation allowing gatherings of 50 or more people indoors as the city prepares to open shelters. Read the latest news from Gov. Inge here.

Any visitors to Hawaii must immediately quarantine for 14 days. Beginning Saturday, August 1, Travelers to Hawaii who have a valid negative COVID-19 polymerise chain reaction (PCR) test from a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified laboratory prior to arriving at Hawaii’s airports will not be subject to the state’s mandatory 14-day quarantine. Read more here.

Gov. Ige issued a proclamation extension, read it hereNinth Supplementary Proclamation(6/10/20). Roadmap to Recovery(6/3/20).

Announcement of enforcement of restaurants that violate physical distancing, etc.

Idaho

7/9/20

Gov. Brad Little has issued “Idaho Rebounds” see the full plan here and see the stages here. It is a four-phase reopening and the state entered the final phase on 6/13.Stage 4 allows gatherings of more than 50 people, including at large venues such as sports arenas, as long as physical distancing and precautionary cleaning measures continue. In Phase 4, restaurants may now allow more than six people at one table.

7/9 two week extension announcement of Stage 4.

6/25 announcement: Pause in Stage 4, see ithere. Idaho will stay in the final stage of the Idaho Rebounds plan for at least another two weeks. Idaho did not meet the epidemiologic and healthcare criteria to advance past Stage 4.

Illinois

7/31/20

Gov. Pritzker issued a document, “Restore Illinois” on 5/5/20. This five-phased plan will reopen the state. Read more here. All four “health regions” of the state moved to Phase 4 on 6/26. In Phase 4, gatherings of 50 or more are allowed and restaurants and bars may reopen. Phase 5 is a full reopening of the state. Below Phase 5, masks need to be worn. Reginal mitigationplan.

Read about the state’s five phase plan here. 6/25 presser on move to phase 4 by 6/26.

*Summary of Changes

*Phase 4Industry-Specific Guidance

*All COVID-Related Executive Orders and Proclamations

Indiana

7/23/20

The state will employ a five-stage approach to reopening. 7/1 announcement of “State 4.5.” See the state’s “Back on Track” plan here.

Continuation of Stage 4.5, see Executive Orderhere.

Iowa

7/231/20

Gov. Reynolds announced effective 6/12, the 50% capacity limit currently in place for Iowa businesses will be lifted and businesses such as restaurants, bars and theaters will still be required to maintain social distancing measures. Here is guidance by the Dept of Health. 7/24 revised restaurant and other items,Proclamation of Disaster Emergency.

Gov. Kim Reynolds has renewed the state’s proclamation of disaster emergency, effective until 7/25. This proclamation also contains additional reopening information as well as an extension of bottle bill relief.

Kansas

7/31/20

On 7/29, Governor Laura Kelly announced she signed an Executive Order that will extend Executive Order #20-46, which helps make renewing driver’s licenses easier for people across the state. The order will remain in place until rescinded, until December 31, 2020 or until the statewide State of Disaster Emergency expires, whichever is earlier.

The governor has put forth a plan: “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas.”Phase 3 began on June 8, and on June 22 Governor Kelly recommended Kansas remain in Phase 3 of the Ad Astra Plan. Counties have the authority to maintain previous restrictions based on county health data.Review your county’s reopening plans, as reported to the Kansas Division of Emergency Management.Read about the phases here. Read the plan here.

Guidance for business.

Reopening FAQ’s.

Kentucky

7/31/20

On 7/27, the governor announced that bars will be closed for two weeks, effective 7/28. Restaurants will be limited to 25% of pre-pandemic capacity indoors; outdoor accommodations remain limited only by the ability to provide proper social distancing. Public and private schools are being asked to avoid offering in-person instruction until the third week of August. To view the order from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services covering the new restrictions,click here.

On 7/10 Gov. Andy Beshear renewed an executive order that allows pharmacists to dispense emergency 30-day refills on prescriptions.

To reopen, businesses must meet minimum requirements (see them here) including face coverings for employees.See a complete opening lis there.

June 25, 2020:Barbershops/Cosmetology/Hair Salons 2.0 (up to 50% capacity)


June 29, 2020:Bars and Restaurants

Executive Order for State of Emergency relating to price gouging, effective 6/21/20

Healthy at Work

Order

 

Louisiana

7/11/20

On 7/11, the governor announced a mandatory mask requirement and ordered bars in the state closed to on-premises consumption, limited indoor social gatherings like wedding receptions, class reunions and parties to 50 total people. With these additional restrictions, Louisiana remains in Phase Two of the Roadmap for a Resilient Louisiana. Read the proclamation here

On 6/22,Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that Louisiana will stay in Phase Two of reopening for another 28 days, keeping in place occupancy limit sand other restrictions.Business and faith leaders can visit OpenSafely.la.gov to receive guidance and updates from the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Louisiana Department of Health. Businesses that require approval of reopening plans will be notified by the State Fire Marshal’s Office or the Louisiana Department of Health. For a guide listing businesses that can be open at any given time, visit gov.louisiana.gov/page/can-this-business-open.

Proclamation 83 JBE 2020(6/25/20) (Pause in Phase 2, Limiting Gatherings)

 

https://gov.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/newsroom/detail/2591

Maine

6/29/20

On 4/28/20, Gov. Mills unveiled her four phase reopening plan. As of 6/17, Maine retailers are allowed to increase customer counts in stores to 5 customers per 1000 sq ft. Stage 3 will begin in July and continue through August. Stage 4, which lifts the most restrictions, will start at a point to be determined in the future.

On 6/22, Gov. Mills announced a delay in reopening bar service.

Maryland

7/31/20

The state left many decisions to local communities, although most jurisdictions have adopted Gov. Larry Hogan’s plan.Prince George’s and Montgomery counties adopted modified versions of the plan, although Prince George’s announced it plans to move fully to Phase 2 on 6/29.

7/29, additional mask order; phase pause in 2, and more, click here.

Gov. Larry Hogan issued a statewide stay-at-home order on March 30. There is no current potential end date. Marylanders will be required to wear face coverings in stores and on public transportation as of April 18.

Massachusetts

7/29/20

An executive order was issued on 7/24 that will go into effect on 8/1 to require any travelers to the state to quarantine for 14 days unless they can provide a negative test result for COVID-19.

The governor has announced a 4-phased opening approach, see it here. Gov. Baker announced that on July 6, Phase III of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan will begin and updates on gatherings will be in effect. For the City of Boston, Phase III and the gatherings order will take effect on Monday, July 13. Read more here.

Massachusetts Business Guidance for Opening:

*Mandatory Safety Standards for Workplaces

*COVID-19 Control Plan Template

*Compliance Attestation Poster

*Employer Poster

*Worker Poster

*Find Supply Vendors

Michigan

7/13/20

7/13 executive order on temporary safety measures for food-selling establishments and pharmacies and temporary relief from requirements applicable to the renewal of licenses for the food-service industry.

On 6/8, bars and restaurants opened at 50% capacity and the Stay at Home Order was lifted. The state is currently in Phase 4. Here is more information on the 6 Stages.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Declaration of Emergency continues through 7/16.

Executive Order 2020-126 (Temporary safety measures for food-selling establishments and pharmacies; issued 6/17)

Executive Order 2020-114– business.

Minnesota

7/31/20

Executive Order 20-74 requires all open critical businesses to have a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan implemented and posted by 6/29. Click here for a template. Minnesota is in Phase 3. Read about the different phases here.

Executive Order 20-74 (Phase III) (6/5/20)

7/25 face covering EO. Get mask signs here.

Mississippi

7/20/20

Executive Order 1496 issued on 6/10, allows for statewide safe return with some limitations on mass gatherings and it has been extended until 8/3..Special restrictions for certain counties: Gathering limits, face covering requirements, and more as of 7/20.

Reopening Guides and Recommendations

Chart of Executive Orders, what they are, and when they expire; see it here.

Missouri

6/29/20

On 6/16, the state entered Phase 2. Governor Parson signed Executive Order 20-12 extending the state of emergency in Missouri through December 30, 2020, in order to utilize federal CARES Act funding. Extending the state of emergency will also allow continued flexibility in deploying resources around the state as Missouri reopens and recovers from COVID-19.

Show Me Strong Recovery Plan

 

Executive Order 20-12– State of Emergency extended until 12/30/20.

Montana

6/29/20

“Reopening the Big Sky Phased Approach” will open the state in a three-phased approach. Read it here. Phase 2 reopening took effect 6/1. Find additional state resources by clicking here.

State of Emergency proclamation

Nebraska

6/30/20

The new directed health measures (DHMs), easing restrictions on businesses and activities took effect 6/22. Most counties in Nebraska (89 out of 93) will move to “Phase 3” of the reopening on June 22nd.Dakota, Hall, Hamilton, and Merrick counties will move to “Phase 2.” Read more here.

To see an outline of the Phase 3 DHM changes, click here.

To see an outline of the Phase 4 DHM changes, click here.

For all guidance documents, click here.

Nevada

7/10/20

Gov. Steve Sisolak announced bars, pubs, taverns, distilleries, breweries, and wineries that don’t serve food in certain Nevada counties must close effective 7/10 to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the State.

 

Gov. Sisolak said on 6/15 that the state will pause in Phase 2 since there has been an uptick in cases. See the governor’s directives and declarations here.

Gov. Steve Sisolakissued a declaration of emergency (Directive 26) on 6/29 that is in place until 7/31/20.

New Hampshire

6/30/20

On 6/29, movie theaters and performing arts venues can open at 50%. Amusement parks can reopen at 25% of capacity and hotels and lodgings can open at 100 percent, under social distancing guidelines.

Gov. Chris Sununu changed the Stay at Home order to a “Safer at Home” until 8/1. See guidance for business here. See all emergency orders here.

New Jersey

7/1/20

Gov. Murphy has laid out six key principles for reopening, see it here. The state is now in Stage 2. Indoor dining and nonessential businesses are still closed. Indoor gatherings are restricted to 25 percent of a building’s capacity, or 50 people, whichever is lower. Outdoor gatherings are allowed up to 100 people. Face coverings must be worn for indoor gatherings. On 6/15, outdoor dining and non-essential retail can open at 50% capacity. On 6/29, the governor put a pause on opening indoor dining until further notice. (See Executive Order 158.)

Gov. Murphy has issued a travel advisory for those states who have a high COVID rate. All visitors from these states must self-quarantine for 14 days:Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah. Exemptions to this advisory are those traveling for business, for example, truckers.

Gov. Phil Murphy issueda public health emergency until 7/4. Read it here. The Stay at Home measure has been lifted as of 6/10.

See Executive Order 156, Increased Indoor and Outdoor Gathering Capacity Limits (6/22/20)

See all executive orders here.

 

Hereis a FAQ.

 

New Mexico

7/1/20

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan-Grisham has announced a phased reopening planHere is the current status. Bars – defined as food and beverage service establishments that derived more than 50 percent of their revenue in the prior calendar year from the sale of alcoholic beverages – remain temporarily closed, although breweries and wineries can do curbside pickup where permitted by their licenses; Retailers and houses of worship may operate at 25 percent of maximum occupancy in accordance with COVID-Safe Practices; The 14-day quarantine order for airport arrivals will be amended to permit certain business travel under COVID-Safe Practices.

Click here for the latest updates from Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham.

New York

7/31/20

On 7/10, the governor announced concessions will be allowed to open with restrictions at state ocean and lakefront beaches beginning this Sunday, July 12th. On 7/1, Gov. Cuomo announced that New York City will not yet get to Phase 3, indoor dining. Read more here. The Capital Region entered Phase 4 on 7/1. By Executive Order, those coming into New York from states with high COVID rates must quarantine for 14 days, with exceptions for certain business. Read more here. Gov. Cuomo issued executive orders 202.17 and 202.18 requiring all people in New York to wear masks or face coverings in public, including when taking public or private transportation or riding in for-hire vehicles. Governor Cuomo outlined aphased plan to re-open New York and re-imagine a new normal for the state starting with construction and manufacturing,implemented in phasesbased on regional analysis and determinations.

Guidance for business offices

See all executive orders here, including extension of Emergency Declaration and all COVID press releases here.

 

North Carolina

7/21/20

Stay Ahead of the Curve” is the three-phase plan for reopening.The state is still in Phase 2. Retail Businesses that operate during the effective period of Executive Order 138, and on 5/8, as prescribed by Gov. Cooper, must limit customer occupancy to not more than 50% of stated fire capacity. Retail Businesses that do not have a stated fire capacity must limit customer occupancy to twelve customers for every one thousand (1000) square feet of the location's total square footage, including the parts of the location that are not accessible to customers. They must limit customer occupancy so that customers can stay six feet apart, even if this requires reducing occupancy beneath the 50% limit stated above. Retailers must mark six feet of spacing in lines at point of sale and in other high-traffic areas for customers, such as at deli counters and near high-volume products. Symptom screening will take place before workers enter the workplace. In Phase 2, gatherings of more than ten people in a single indoor space remains prohibited. In outdoor spaces, gatherings of more than 25 people are prohibited. These mass gathering limits include parades, fairs, festivals, auditoriums, stadiums, arenas, conference rooms, and meeting halls. The mass gathering limit does not apply to retail businesses, restaurants, personal care and grooming businesses, pools, child care, day camps, and overnight camps. In these settings, there are other restrictions, such as 50 percent reduced occupancy or putting six feet of distance between each group at a restaurant, to ensure that there is not overcrowding.

On 6/24, Gov. Cooper issued Executive Order 147to extend Phase 2, which includes new measures such as mask wearing masks.Gov. Cooper has issued Executive Order 138, which is a reopening plan. Some localities may be on a different path. Executive Order 141 lifts the state at home order.See Executive Order 151– extension of price gouging rule through 8/7 at 5pm; extends Executive Order 141(phase 2) to 8/7.An Emergency Declaration remains in effect. Here is a complete list of executive orders.

North Dakota

6/30/20

Gov. Doug Burgum outlined the open for business plan, see it here.

Check here for all announcements.

Ohio

6/30/20

Governor DeWine announced that he is extending existing health orders through the week of 6/29/20, as his administration finalizes plans to help local schools safely reopen, as well as plans to keep Ohioans healthy and safe. Details on this new phase are anticipated to be released on 7/2/20.

See all executive orders here.

Oklahoma

6/30/20

The “Open Up and Recovery Plan” is a three phase approach to open up the state.

Oklahoma is in Phase 3. See more here.

Oregon

7/2/20

On 6/5, Executive Order 20-27 was released which continues an implemental approach for reopening Oregon’s economy and sets baseline requirements for opening. On 6/10, the Oregon Health Authority released Phase Two, updated guidance for business. On 6/4 the governor approved 26 counties for Phase Two reopening. On 6/4, updated guidance for retail stores was released. On 6/3, reopening guidance was released for gatherings.On 6/17, Union County announced it will voluntarily return to Phase 1, since they’ve had a resurgence.Marion, Polk, and Hood River Counties will begin Phase 2 on 6/19.
Multnomah County moved to Phase 1 on 6/19.

On 6/30, Gov. Kate Brown extended the state of emergency for 60 days and on 6/29 extendedface covering requirement statewide.

Pennsylvania

6/30/20

The last county has moved to green (more here).The guidance for businesses can be found here.

Gov. Tom Wolfissued a “Process to Reopen” see ithere.

Rhode Island

7/2/20

On 6/29, the governor announced the state would move to Phase 3, read more here.

Gov. Gina Raimondo on 6/29 extended the emergency declaration until 7/29.

South Carolina

7/2/20

 

Gov. Henry McMaster on 6/12issued Executive Order 2020-40, which declares a new state of emergency, allows bowling alleys to open immediately, and lifts restrictions on the occupancy of retail establishments and continues school closures. It is in effect for 15 days (until 6/26), read more here.

Reopening Guidelines Available from accelerateSC

 

See the state’s reopening guidelines here.

South Dakota

7/2/20

Gov. Kristi L. Noem has not issued a stay-at-home order but issued a Road to Recovery/Back to Normal plan.

 

Tennessee

7/2/20

In Nashville, Mayor John Cooper kept the city in Phase Two for 28 days – two weeks longer than planned – and will remain inPhase Three until at least July 20, with a chance of the restrictions being extended. Shelby County (Memphis) has also decided to stay in Phase 2. Phase 3 allows restaurants and retail to go to an occupancy rate of 75% and festivals and parades are permitted.

Gov. Bill Lee extended the state of emergencyuntil 8/29/20. Here is opening up business guidance.

Texas

7/7/20

On 6/26, Gov. Abbott announced a pause in the reopening process. See Executive Order GA-28. The state will stay at Phase 3, with business open at 50% capacity due to an uptick in COVID cases. On 7/2, Gov. Abbott issued an updated Executive Order GA-28 regarding additional measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 and he also issued Executive Order GA-29, requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions.

See a list of health protocols here.

 

Utah

7/2/20

Gov. Herbert has launched his “Utah Leads Together” plan (version 2), see it here. On 6/19, the governor announced rural counties can move to green. Read more about guidance for business here.

On 6/12, the governor issues an executive order announcing health risks in certain areas.

Vermont

7/2/20

On 6/19 Governor Phil Scott announced next restart steps for the hospitality sector.

Gov. Phil Scott extended the State of Emergencyuntil 7/15.

Virginia

7/31/20

On 7/28 Gov. Northam announced Hampton Roads Region restrictions on dining to 50% and gatherings down to 50 from 250. Albemarle County and City of Charlottesville also have restrictions.

Virginia moved to Phase 3 on 7/1. There is a prohibition on bars being open. Here are the Phase 3 business guidelines.

Gov. Ralph Northam extended the State of Emergency indefinitely.

Washington

7/31/20

Gov. Jay Inslee on 6/27 put a pause on counties moving to Phase 4.7/28 memo on social gatherings; 7/29 Proclamation 20-46.2 on workers’ rights; 7/29 memo on Proc. 20-46.2

 

Click here to see “Safe Start Washington” which is a phased reopening, county by county.The Governor requires an addition to an employer’s Safety Plan during Phase 3 of the Safe Start plan. Here is that document.

Phase 3 Guidance

6/18/2020 Press Release

Which mask for which task?

Business Signage toolkit

West Virginia

7/16/20

On 7/13, the governor reduced the public gathering number to 25 (see the executive order here.) On 6/5, Gov. Justice announced that he has signed an executive order that will formally allow activities, currently scheduled to reopen in the Week 7 phase of the Governor’s reopening plan, to resume operations on 6/8, if they choose. Read more here. Executive Order 42-20 increased the public gatherings from 25 to 100.

See West Virginia Strong, the Comeback, here, with all available guidance. Executive Order 45-20 allows for reopening of race tracks, ziplining, white water rafting, among other items on 6/22.

Wisconsin

7/31/20

On 5/13, the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided that Health Secretary Andrea Palm should have issued her stay at home regulations through the rulemaking process to give lawmakers veto power over agency policies. This means that Gov. Evers’ (D) Stay at Home order is overturned and the state is now open, although some localities, such as Milwaukee, have decided to continue to impose a stay at home order, see Milwaukee’s here. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R) and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R) had brought forward the lawsuit.

Reopening guidelines. New statewide mask orderon 7/30.

Wyoming

7/15/20

“A Transition Plan for a Healthy Wyoming” can be viewed here. See all Wyoming public health guidance here. Click here for all executive orders.

Wyoming’s current public health orders will be extended through July 31 as the state continues to see increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases:

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Order3_EighthContinuation_71320.pdf

 


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