Restaurant Recovery Update 10.1.20
Phase III, Step II Authorization effective Monday October 5th
Phase III, Step II:
Effective October 5, a limited number of sectors will be eligible to reopen, with restrictions, in Step II of Phase III for lower risk communities only:
  • Indoor performance venues will be permitted to open with 50% capacity with a maximum of 250 people.
  • Outdoor performance venue capacity will increase to 50% with a max of 250 people.
  • For arcades and indoor and outdoor recreation businesses, additional Step II activities like trampolines, obstacle courses, roller rinks and laser tag will also be permitted to open and capacity will increase to 50%.
 
Lower risk communities are defined as cities and towns that have not been a “red” community in any of the last three weekly Department of Public Health (DPH) weekly reports. Found here.
 
Revised Gatherings Order:
  • The limit for indoor gatherings remains at a maximum of 25 people for all communities.
  • Outdoor gatherings at private residences and in private backyards will remain at a maximum of 50 people for all communities.
  • Outdoor gatherings at event venues and in public settings will have a limit of 50 people in Step I communities, and a limit of 100 people in lower risk, Step II communities.
 
Restaurant regulation clarification:
In the event of a presumptive or actual positive COVID-19 case the restaurant must be immediately shut down then must be cleaned and disinfected in accordance with current CDC guidance before re-opening. This clarification removes the specified time for how long a restaurant must be closed in the event of a positive case.
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