Governor Baker gave the go-ahead for Massachusetts to enter Phase 3 "Vigilant" - Step 1 effective Monday, July 6th, except for Boston, which will begin July 13th. This phase allows the following businesses and activities to resume under the released safety standards and limitations:
  • Theatres and Performance Venues - Outdoor only
  • Museum, Cultural Venues, Historical Sites
  • Fitness Centers and Health Clubs
  • Movie Theatres
  • Libraries - browsing
  • Aquariums
  • Casino - gaming floors
  • Horse racing tracks and simulcast facilities
  • Non-athletic Instructional Classes (arts/education/life skills)
  • Motion picture, television, and streaming productions
  • Organized Youth & Adult Amateur Sports Programs - indoor and outdoor
  • Indoor Recreation with low contact potential (batting cages, driving ranges, go karts, bowling alleys, rock-climbing walls)
  • Pro Sporting events without fans
  • Outdoor event spaces used for gatherings and celebrations (not designated in Phase 4)

Indoor gatherings are limited to 8 people per 1000 square feet not to exceed 25 people. Outdoor gatherings in enclosed areas are subject to 25% of the occupancy not to exceed 100 people. No bars, no dance floors, nor seating to exceed 6 people at one table.
Visit the MA website for full details on the MA Four Phase Plan and for a complete listing of when business es can reopen in each phase review List or When can my business reopen?  Review sector-specific safety protocols and best practices .
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