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(September 8, 2020) Today, the County of Orange moved from the Purple Tier to the Red Tier as a part of the Governor Newsom’s Blue Print for a Safer Economy. This allows certain business sectors to reopen immediately and businesses to expand their operations with certain restrictions. Additionally, County Health Officer Dr. Clayton Chau has issued related new Orders and Strong Recommendations, which also include seasonal flu vaccination for certain county residents and visitors. View Press Release

A listing of some of the activities and businesses now reopened and/or expanded today are as follows:

  • Restaurants
  • May reopen for indoor dining with modifications
  • Capacity must be limited to 25 percent or 100 people, whichever is less
  • Must close every night by 10 p.m.

  • Places of Worship
  • May reopen indoors with modifications
  • Indoor activities must be limited to 25 percent of capacity or 100 people, whichever is less

  • Shopping Centers
  • May reopen with modifications
  • Indoor capacity must be limited to 50 percent for shopping malls, destination shopping centers, and swap meets
  • Common areas are closed
  • Reduced capacity shopping center food courts (see Restaurants guidelines for more details)

  • Retail
  • May reopen with modifications
  • Retail capacity must be limited to 50 percent

  • Hair Salons and Barbershops
  • May reopen indoors with modifications

  • Personal Care Services (nail salons, body waxing, tattoo parlors, piercing studios, skin care & cosmetology, and massage services)
  • May reopen indoors with modifications

  • Gyms and Fitness Facilities
  • May reopen indoors with modifications
  • Capacity must be limited to 10 percent

  • Movie Theaters
  • May reopen with modifications
  • Capacity must be limited to 25 percent or 100 people, whichever is less

  • Family Entertainment Centers
  • May reopen outdoor only with modifications for activities such as go-kart racing, mini golf, and batting cages

  • Wineries
  • May be open outdoors only with modifications

  • Museums, Zoos and Aquariums
  • May reopen indoors with modifications
  • Indoor activities must be limited to 25 percent of capacity

Click Here for the State's Blueprint for a Safer Economy


To assist businesses with the compliance of the state's mandatory face mask order that went into effect on June 18, the Brea Chamber of Commerce has donated over 20,000 non-medical grade face masks to local businesses at no charge. If you are in need of additional PPE at your business, please call the chamber office at 714-529-3660 or email us at answers@breachamber.com