Which U.S. States Are Reopening? The Complete List of Open and Closed States

After weeks — even months — of shutdowns because of the coronavirus pandemic, the country is beginning to slowly reopen.

Reopening States Economy
A list of where each state stands on reopening as governors try to restart their economies

Update Jul 1: Here is a list of States Reclosing.

Federal guidelines for reopening the country has left the decision to state governors. State, county, and city leaders are taking different approaches when it comes to reopening and lifting lockdowns.

Here’s the latest on where each state stands when it comes to reopening their economy.

Note: This story was last updated July 1, 2020.

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Alabama

Governor Kay Ivey signed a stay home order beginning on April 4. The order expired on April 30, allowing AL retail stores to open at 50% capacity, and must follow social distancing and sanitization guidelines.

Kay issued updated an amended Safer at Home Order, which is effective from May 22 until July 3, 2020.

What is open? 

  • Beaches, with 10 feet social distancing rule
  • Retail stores at 50% occupancy
  • Elective medical procedures
  • Restaurants, bars, breweries with certain restrictions
  • Child care centers cannot allow more than 12 children in 1 room
  • Non-work gatherings, as long as people maintain 6 feet of distance
  • Gyms
  • Barbershops, beauty salons, nail salons
  • Tattoo shops
  • Entertainment venues subject to social distancing and sanitization
  • Child day care facilities and summer camps
  • Athletic practice. Games allowed on June 15

Source: Alabama COVID-19 Information Hub

Alaska

Governor Mike Dunleavy signed a stay-at-home order beginning on March 28. On May 22, all businesses were allowed to operate at 100% capacity with social distancing rules in place.

What is open? 

  • All businesses (restaurants, bars, gyms, retail shops, etc.)
  • All houses of worship
  • Libraries and museums
  • Recreational activities
  • Sports activities

Source: Reopen Alaska Responsibly

Arizona

Arizona saw nearly 4,000 new coronavirus cases on June 28, which promoted Governor Doug Ducey to close bars, movie theaters, gyms, and water parks. The order went into effect June 29 and will last 30 days. Public schools were also ordered to delay the start of classes until August 17.

Ducey allowed AZ retail stores to do in-person business beginning on May 8, with guidelines around social distancing. Stay-at-home orders expired May 15.

What is open? 

  • Retail businesses
  • Barbers and hair salons
  • Spas/massage therapy businesses
  • Shopping malls
  • Casinos
  • Dine-in restaurants and coffee shops

What is closed?

  • Bars
  • Movie Theaters
  • Gyms
  • Water Parks
  • Public Schools

Source: State of Arizona Website

Arkansas

Governor Asa Hutchinson opened gyms, fitness centers, and indoor athletic facilities as of May 4, and barbershops and hair salons opened as of May 6. On June 15, the state reentered Phase 2 of reopening the economy. Businesses can operate at 2/3 of their capacity.

What is open in AR? 

  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Tattoo parlors
  • Medical Spas
  • Gyms
  • Dine-in restaurants operating at a third of normal capacity and limit groups to 10 people. Tables must be 10 feet apart. Waiters will wear masks and gloves.
  • Casinos with limited operations
  • Large indoor venues with restrictions
  • Bars inside restaurants
  • Pools, water parks, beaches
  • Standalone bars

Source: State of Arkansas Website

California

On July 1, Governor Gavin Newsom ordered 19 counties to close bars, restaurants (takeout is OK), wineries, movie theaters, family entertainment, zoos, museums, and card rooms. Newsom said in a press conference that the state has seen a 45% increase in confirmed cases of coronavirus in the past week, and that hospitalizations jumped 43% in 2 weeks.

The order applies to the following counties:

  • Contra Costa
  • Fresno
  • Glenn
  • Imperial
  • Kern
  • Kings
  • LA
  • Merced
  • Orange
  • Riverside
  • Sacramento
  • San Bernardino
  • San Joaquin
  • Santa Barbara
  • Santa Clara
  • Solano
  • Stanislaus
  • Tulare
  • Ventura

California allowed bars to reopen on June 12.

Stay-at-home orders went into effect March 19. CA Governor Gavin Newsom outlined a 4-phase approach to opening up the Golden State. California is moving into Phase 3, where “higher risk” workplaces can reopen, including day camps, gyms, bars, and professional sports.

Reopening is contingent on counties meeting certain public health metrics, including:

  1. The ability to monitor and protect our communities through testing, contact tracing, isolating and supporting those who are positive or exposed
  2. The ability to prevent infection in people who are at risk for more severe COVID-19
  3. The ability of the hospital and health systems to handle surges
  4. The ability to develop therapeutics to meet the demand
  5. The ability for businesses, schools and child care facilities to support physical distancing
  6. The ability to determine when to re-institute certain measures, such as the stay-at-home orders, if necessary

Businesses were asked to develop contactless payment procedures, have hand sanitizer available for customers and employees, and ensure employees have proper protective gear.

What is open in CA (varies county by county)? 

  • Retail, with restrictions
  • Manufacturing, as long as workers can maintain physical distance and have access to face masks/gloves
  • Pet groomers
  • Hair salons and barbershops (in some counties)
  • Offices (when telework is not possible)
  • Outdoor museums
  • Limited personal services
  • Churches
  • Gyms (in some counties)
  • Entertainment (casinos in some counties)
  • Museums, galleries (in some counties)
  • Zoos, aquariums (in some counties)
  • Bowling alleys (in some counties)
  • Arcades (in some counties)
  • Mini golf (in some counties)
  • Shopping centers (in some counties)

What is still closed? 

  • Bars
  • Restaurants
  • Wineries
  • Nail salons
  • Body waxing
  • Tattoo shops
  • Night clubs
  • Entertainment venues
  • Public events and gatherings
  • Convention centers

Source: California Resilience Roadmap

Colorado

Governor Jared Polis signed a “Safer at Home” order, which took effect April 27 and expired on May 27.

What is open? 

  • Retail stores are open to curbside pickup
  • Restaurants at 50% capacity with tables 6 feet apart
  • Salons
  • Elective medical procedures
  • Personal training
  • Dog grooming
  • Offices at 50% reduced staffing
  • Child care
  • Campgrounds at most state parks and state wildlife areas
  • Casinos

Source: Colorado COVID-19 Updates

Connecticut

Governor Ned Lamont extended the mandatory shutdown until May 20. The state has allowed some businesses to open under Phase 1 and 2 of reopening. Bars and clubs will reopen when the state reaches Phase 3, which will happen in late July or August.

Governors Andrew Cuomo (New York), Phil Murphy (New Jersey), and Ned Lamont (Connecticut) announced that travelers from 16 states need to self-quarantine for 14 days if they visit the region. Those states include: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.

What is open? 

  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Museums and zoos (outdoor only)
  • Offices
  • Restaurants (outdoor only)
  • Retail and malls
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Hair salons and barbershop

What is to come? 

  • Bars and clubs (Phase 3)
  • Indoor event spaces and venues (Phase 3)
  • Indoor amusement parks (Phase 3)

Source: Stay Safe, Stay Home 

Delaware

Governor John Carney issued a stay-at-home order that expired May 15. Some retail were able to open with curbside pickup, along with hair salons on May 8. On June 1, most businesses reopened with restrictions.

What is open in DE ?

  • Clothing stores
  • Shoe stores
  • Sporting goods, hobby, musical instruments
  • Book stores, music stores
  • Department stores
  • Tobacco and vape
  • Office supplies, stationary stores, gift stores
  • Used merchandise stores
  • Consumer goods rental
  • Other general merchandise
  • Jewelry stores (appointment only)
  • Hair salons for workers at essential businesses
  • Beaches

Source: Recovering Delaware

District of Columbia

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has allowed businesses to gradually reopening.

What is open? 

  • Elective surgeries
  • Dental procedures
  • Restaurants and taverns with outdoor dining
  • Barbershops and hair salons by appointment only
  • Retail with curbside sales
  • Parks, tennis courts, dog parks, and fields

Source: Washington, D.C. Website

Florida

In an emergency order, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation suspended “on premises consumption of alcohol at bars statewide.” Bars can still sell alcohol in sealed, to-go containers.

On June 25, DeSantis announced no plans to move to the third and final phase of reopening because of a surge in coronavirus cases.

What is open? 

  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Churches remain on “voluntary social distancing”
  • Beaches
  • Elective surgeries
  • Gyms
  • Barbershops and hair salons
  • Museums
  • Libraries
  • Hotels
  • Houses of worship
  • Tattoo shops
  • Massage businesses, tanning salons
  • Movie theaters

Source: State of Florida Website

Georgia

GA Governor Brian Kemp allowed gyms, fitness centers, bowling alleys, hair and nail salons, and other services to reopen April 24. Theaters and restaurants opened on April 27. Capacity limits at restaurants were lifted on June 16, and bars are allowed up to 50 people.

What is open? 

  • Gyms and fitness centers
  • Bowling alleys
  • Theaters
  • Private social clubs
  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Beauty shops
  • Restaurant dining
  • Bars
  • Tattoo studios
  • Cosmetologists
  • Nail salons
  • Estheticians
  • Massage businesses
  • Night clubs

Source: State of Georgia Website

Hawaii

Governor David Ige’s statewide stay-at-home order expired on April 30, but HI visitors have to quarantine for 14 days after their arrival until July. Ige outlined a 4-phase plan to allow businesses and restaurants to start reopening in June with restrictions.

What is open? 

  • Low-risk businesses that can have social distancing
  • Car washes
  • Dog groomers
  • Golf courses
  • Elective medical procedures
  • Parks and Beaches
  • Retailers and shopping malls with restrictions
  • Restaurants
  • Salons, barbershops
  • Gyms (not on Oahu)
  • Houses of worship
  • Theaters
  • Gyms
  • Museums

Source: State of Hawaii Website

Idaho

Governor Brad Little has authorized the second stage of the state’s reopening plan. The state has a 4-stage plan, with businesses moving into Stage 3 on May 30. Little said the state will move into Stage 4, which allows nightclubs and larger venues to reopen.

What is open in ID? 

  • Retail, with social distancing
  • Places of worship
  • Restaurants and bars
  • Hair salons and nail salons
  • Gyms
  • Recreational facilities

Source: Idaho Rebounds

Illinois

Governor J.B. Pritzker issued a stay-at-home order that went into effect on May 1 and ended May 30, easing restrictions for some activities. He also shared a 5-phase plan, called “Restore Illinois,” to reopen the state. He is dividing up the state into 4 “health regions” that may have different restrictions depending on infection levels. Municipalities, like Chicago, are able to set stricter guidelines. Chicago will join the rest of Illinois in advancing to Phase 4 on June 26.

What is open?

  • Religious services with less than 10 people
  • Health services, such as eye care, elective surgery, and dentists
  • Daycare with capacity limits
  • Parks and playgrounds
  • Hotels
  • Laundromats
  • Animal grooming
  • Nurseries
  • Clothing and retail with curbside pickup
  • Manufacturing
  • Offices
  • Retail stores
  • Salons
  • Museums
  • Summer camps
  • Indoor dining
  • Gyms
  • Movie theaters
  • Zoos

Source: State of Illinois Website

Indiana

Governor Eric Holcomb issued a stay-at-home order, which expired May 1.

What is open? 

  • State government offices
  • Retail and commercial businesses operating at 75% capacity
  • Mall common areas are limited at 50% capacity
  • Gyms, fitness centers, yoga studios, martial arts studios, and similar facilities, with restrictions
  • Community pools and recreational areas
  • Campgrounds with social distancing
  • Youth summer day camps may open June 1
  • Restaurants and bars
  • Hair salons, barbershops, nail salons, and tattoo parlors
  • Playgrounds
  • Bars and nightclubs
  • Cultural, entertainment venues
  • Amusement parks, water parks
  • Festivals, fairs, and parades
  • Movie theaters

Source: State of Indiana Website

Iowa

Governor Kim Reynolds eased restrictions beginning on May 1, allowing IA malls, restaurants, retails stores, and gyms to open in most areas. Certain counties with a high infection rate have businesses that remain closed.

What is open? 

  • Restaurants (in 77 counties)
  • Gyms (in 77 counties)
  • Malls and other retail stores
  • Libraries
  • Drive-in movie theaters
  • Dentists
  • Medical spas
  • Tanning facilities
  • Religious gatherings
  • Farmers markets
  • Parks, golf courses
  • Campgrounds
  • Gun shops
  • Casinos
  • Barbershops, hair salons
  • Bars
  • Massage businesses
  • Tattoo shops

Souce: State of Iowa Website

Kansas

Governor Laura Kelly’s stay-at-home order expired on May 4. KS Restaurants, libraries, and child care centers can open, with protocols in place. On May 26, Kelly announced that individual county health officials will have the power to determine when it’s ready for reopening.

What is open (in most counties)? 

  • Some retail
  • Offices
  • Child care centers
  • Libraries
  • Barbershops and hair salons
  • Nail salons
  • Drive-in theaters
  • Medical spas and tanning facilities
  • Fitness centers
  • Malls

Source: Plan to Reopen Kansas

Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear announced a plan to gradually reopen KY businesses.

What is open? 

  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Vehicle and vessel dealerships
  • Professional services (at 50% of pre-outbreak capacity)
  • Horse racing (without spectators)
  • Pet grooming and boarding
  • Retail, houses of worship
  • Social gatherings of no more than 10 people, barbers, salons, cosmetology businesses and similar services
  • Movie theaters
  • Gyms
  • Bowling alleys
  • State parks
  • Daycares

Source: State of Kentucky Website

Louisiana

LA Governor John Bel Edwards stay-at-home order expired on May 15. On June 22, Edwards said Louisiana will remain in phase 2 of its reopening for another month as the state’s COVID-19 cases climb.

What is open? 

  • Places of worship
  • Restaurants, coffee shops, and cafes
  • Bars
  • Movie theaters
  • Zoos and aquariums
  • Gyms and fitness centers
  • Hair salon
  • Nail salons
  • Retail stores with exterior exits
  • Casinos
  • Pools
  • Tattoo shops

Source: State of Louisiana Website

Maine

Governor Janet Mills extended the state’s stay-at-home order through May 31, but allowed some ME businesses to reopen as of May 1. The reopening of Maine will happen in 4 stages, which will progress month-by-month depending on the previous stage’s success. Gyms, fitness centers, and nail salons will be delayed in their reopening.

What is open (Stage 1 and 2)?

  • Restaurants in 12 of 16 counties
  • Retail in 12 of 16 counties
  • Beaches
  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Pet groomers
  • Drive-in religious services
  • Drive-in movies
  • Outdoor recreation
  • State parks
  • Auto dealerships and car washes
  • Gyms and fitness centers
  • Campgrounds
  • Hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts
  • Day camps
  • Coastal state parks
  • Retail stores in all counties
  • Restaurants in all counties
  • Public and community settings
  • Bars and tasting rooms
  • Hair and nail salons
  • Tattoo shops

Source: State of Maine Website

Maryland

MD Governor Larry Hogan announced the “Maryland Strong Roadmap to Recovery” plan, which would allow the gradual reopening of the state. The state’s stay-at-home order went in effect March 30 and expired May 15. Openings vary county by county.

What is open? 

  • Retail
  • Manufacturing, construction
  • Barbershops and hair salons
  • Churches
  • Elective medical procedures
  • State parks and beaches
  • Pet services
  • Golf courses, campgrounds, beaches, outdoor pools
  • Outdoor amusement parks
  • Nail salons
  • Massage businesses
  • Tanning salons
  • Tattoo shops

Massachusetts

MA Governor Charlie Baker’s stay-at-home order and the closure of nonessential businesses expired on May 18. He announced a 4-phase approach to reopen Massachusetts’ economy.

What is open?

  • Landscapers
  • Lawn-service companies
  • Plant nurseries
  • Bike repair
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Religious organizations
  • Labs and life sciences facilities
  • Offices (excluding city of Boston) at 25% capacity
  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Pet grooming
  • Retail with curbside pickup
  • Beaches
  • Parks
  • Drive-in theaters
  • Some athletic fields
  • Zoos
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Libraries
  • Casino hotels and restaurants
  • Driving schools
  • Hotels
  • Nail salons
  • Day spas
  • Massage therapy
  • Tattoo parlors
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Youth sports
  • Recreational day camps

What is to come: 

  • Phase 3: Bars; gyms; casino gaming areas; movie theaters; museums; performance venues; sightseeing; tours; indoor recreation
  • Phase 4: Large venues (arenas, stadiums, night clubs, race tracks, and sports venues)

Reopening Massachusetts

Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer extended the state’s stay-at-home order through May 28, but also eased some restrictions so some MI businesses can re-open. Whitmer said May 18 that 2 regions (northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula) will be able to open restaurants, retail businesses, and offices. Cities and townships can choose to enforce stricter rules.

What is open?

  • Lawn-service companies
  • Plant nurseries
  • Bike repair
  • State parks
  • Residential and commercial construction
  • Some non-essential businesses with curbside pickup
  • Retail businesses with limited capacity
  • Auto businesses
  • Medical procedures
  • Restaurants and bars at 50% capacity
  • Offices where workers cannot be remote

Source: State of Michigan Website

Minnesota

Governor Tim Wal’s stay-at-home order expired May 18. It was replaced with a “Stay Safe MN” order, which allow more businesses to open. Bars, restaurants, and salons are still not open.

What is open?

  • Retail stores
  • Malls
  • Restaurants and bars
  • Industrial and office settings
  • Household services, such as house cleaning
  • Auto detailing
  • Drive-in activities (including movies)
  • Small group gatherings up to 10 people
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Salons

Source: Minnesota Guidance on Reopening Businesses 

Mississippi

MS Governor Tate Reeves announced the statewide safer-at-home order expired on May 25. All businesses were allowed to open June 1.

What is open? 

  • Restaurants
  • Parks
  • Outdoor gatherings up to 20 people are allowed
  • Retail
  • Tattoo parlors
  • Libraries
  • Entertainment venues
  • Movie theaters
  • Bars
  • Museums
  • Spas
  • Gyms
  • Casinos
  • Salons

Source: State of Mississippi Website 

Missouri

Governor Mike Parson unveiled the “Show Me Strong Recovery” plan, which reopened parts of the economy on May 4. All MO businesses are allowed to be open as long as there is social distancing in place.

What is open? 

  • Restaurants
  • Hair salons, barbershops
  • Tattoo parlors
  • Retail
  • Gyms
  • Movie theaters
  • Concert venues
  • Offices

Source: Show Me Strong Recovery Plan 

Montana

Governor Steve Bullock has re-opened Montana in phases after the stay-at-home order expired on April 26. Bullock has given the green light for MT schools to reopen as well.

What is open? 

  • Retail
  • Restaurants, bars, and breweries
  • Hair salons, barbershops
  • Tattoo parlors
  • Houses of worship
  • Movie theaters
  • Gyms
  • Museums
  • Concert venues
  • Bowling alleys

Source: State of Montana Website

Nebraska

Governor Pete Ricketts began to ease social distancing rules across the state. Nebraska never instituted a stay-at-home order.

What is open in NE? 

  • Restaurants
  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Massage businesses
  • Tattoo parlors
  • Houses of worship
  • Elective medical procedures
  • Bars
  • Movie theaters

Source: State of Nebraska Website 

Nevada

Governor Steve Sisolak’s stay-at-home order expired May 15.

What is open in NV? 

  • Casinos and gaming
  • Restaurants and bars
  • Golf courses
  • Tennis courses
  • Restaurants
  • Retail cannabis
  • Barbershops, hair salons
  • Nail salons
  • Retail
  • Malls
  • Bars
  • Gyms
  • Spas
  • Tattoo parlors
  • State parks
  • Pools
  • Museums, art galleries
  • Zoos and aquariums
  • Move theaters
  • Bowling alleys
  • Houses of worship

Source: Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery

New Hampshire

Governor Chris Sununu issued the “Stay at Home 2.0” order, which is in effect until May 31. Some NH businesses will be able to reopen in stages. Most indoor facilities and hotels remain closed.

What is open? 

  • Elective surgeries
  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Retail
  • Restaurants with outdoor seating
  • Dentist offices
  • Acupuncturists
  • Tattoo parlors
  • Cosmetologists
  • Massage therapists
  • Houses of worship
  • Bowling alleys
  • Gyms
  • Pools
  • Amateur and youth sports

Source: State of New Hampshire Website

New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy issued a stay-at-home order with no end date for all of NJ. Curbside pickup at businesses and nonessential construction began on Monday, May 18.

Governors Andrew Cuomo (New York), Phil Murphy (New Jersey), and Ned Lamont (Connecticut) announced that travelers from 16 states need to self-quarantine for 14 days if they visit the region. Those states include: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.

What is open? 

  • State parks
  • County parks
  • Golf courses
  • Retail businesses with curbside pickup
  • Nonessential construction
  • Healthcare services
  • Pet groomers, pet daycare and boarding
  • Auto dealerships
  • Bars and restaurants for drive-through
  • Nurseries
  • Child care centers

Source: State of New Jersey Website

New Mexico

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s stay-at-home order expired May 15. She did ease restrictions on some NM businesses on April 30, allowing for curbside pickup.

What is open? 

  • Retails stores
  • Veterinarians
  • Dog groomers
  • Pet daycare and boarding
  • Golf courses
  • State parks
  • Gyms
  • Hair salons, barbershops
  • Tattoo shops
  • Massage businesses
  • Nail salons
  • Houses of worship
  • Restaurants and breweries (outdoor service)

Source: State of New Mexico Website

New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “New York State on PAUSE” executive order took effect March 22 and expired on May 15.

Cuomo unveiled New York Forward, a plan to phase the reopening of the state. Some regions are entering into Phase 4 of the plan, but gyms, casinos, malls, and movie theaters are still closed.

Governors Andrew Cuomo (New York), Phil Murphy (New Jersey), and Ned Lamont (Connecticut) announced that travelers from 16 states need to self-quarantine for 14 days if they visit the region. Those states include: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.

What is open? 

  • Some retail with curbside or in-store pickup
  • Gardening and landscape businesses
  • Drive-in theaters
  • Outdoor activities with social distancing
  • Religious groups of 10 people or fewer
  • Professional services
  • Outdoor dining
  • Offices
  • Hair salons
  • Real estate
  • Restaurants

Phase 4

  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation venues
  • Education

Source: State of New York Website

North Carolina

Governor Roy Cooper’s stay-at-home order expired on May 8 and the state moved into phase 1 of its reopening plan. The state will reopen in 3 phases if the infection rate goes down.

Due to the uptick of coronavirus hospitalizations, on June 24, Cooper extended the state’s Phase 2 of reopening by 3 weeks. Gyms and bars will remain closed. Masks are also mandated statewide.

What is open? 

  • Retail
  • Child care centers
  • Restaurants for take-out and delivery
  • Outdoor worship services
  • State parks and trails
  • Dine-in eating
  • Barbershops, hair salons, and nail salons
  • Playgrounds
  • Churches
  • Entertainment venues
  • Gyms and recreational centers, pools at 50% capacity

Source: State of North Carolina Website

North Dakota

Governor Doug Burgum announced businesses can reopen May 1, but in ND businesses customers and workers must maintain social distancing, provide contactless payment systems, and encourage face masks and hand sanitizer use.

What is open? 

  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Gyms
  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Tattoo parlors
  • Massage businesses
  • Movie theaters

Source: State of North Dakota Website

Ohio

Governor Mike DeWine issued a statewide stay-at-home order, which expired May 29.

What is open? 

  • Health procedures
  • Dental offices
  • Veterinarian offices
  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Construction
  • Consumer and retail
  • Horse racing without spectators
  • Campgrounds
  • Gyms
  • Fitness centers
  • Pools
  • Retail
  • Salons and barbershops
  • Sports leagues
  • Bowling alleys
  • Miniature golf and batting cages
  • Aquariums and zoos
  • Playgrounds
  • Move theaters
  • Museums and art galleries

Source: Responsible Restart Ohio

Oklahoma

Governor Kevin Stitt never issued a stay-at-home order and has allowed some OK businesses to reopen beginning on April 24.

What is open? 

  • Retail
  • Anchor stores that have outside access separate from the main entrance hall
  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Tattoo parlors
  • Spas
  • Pet grooming
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theaters
  • Sporting venues
  • Gyms
  • Houses of worship
  • State parks
  • Offices

Source: Reopening Oklahoma

Oregon

Gov. Kate Brown issued an executive order to stay at home on March 23. Some OR surgical centers, dental offices, and medical offices opened May 1. Brown unveiled a 3-phase plan to open the state. Concerts and large gatherings are canceled through September.

What is open? 

  • Retail stores
  • Child care facilities and some summer camps
  • State parks and day use areas
  • Gyms in some counties
  • Pools in most counties
  • Restaurant dining in some counties
  • Salons and barbershops in some counties
  • Movie theaters, bowling alleys in most counties
  • Offices in most counties

Pennsylvania

PA Governor Tom Wolf announced a 3-phase plan to reopen the state, which began on May 8. The plan will be color coded — red, yellow, and green — and will start in the northwestern and central parts of the state.

Most counties have entered the last phase of Wolf’s reopening plan. Concerts and sporting events remain prohibited.

What is open? 

  • Golf courses
  • Marinas
  • Fishing trips
  • Campgrounds
  • Restaurants
  • Businesses
  • Gyms
  • Spas
  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Shopping malls in most counties
  • Retail stores

Source: Process to Reopen Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Governor Gina Raimondo issued a stay-at-home order, which expired May 8. The state entered its first phase of reopening on May 9.

What is open?

  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Malls
  • Golf courses
  • Pet grooming
  • State beaches and parks
  • Offices
  • Child care
  • Offices
  • Hair salons, barbershops
  • Nail salons
  • Massage businesses
  • Tattoo shops
  • Houses of workship

Source: Reopen RI

South Carolina

Governor Henry McMaster’s “Work-or-Home” order expired on May 12, and he has eased restrictions on certain SC businesses. Entertainment venues and schools remain closed.

What is open? 

  • Beaches
  • Retail stores, including department stores
  • Restaurants
  • Barbershops, hair salons, and nail salons
  • Spa services
  • Massage businesses
  • Tattoo shops
  • Gyms
  • Swimming pools
  • Zoos and aquariums
  • Water parks
  • Amusement park rides
  • Miniature golf
  • Go-kart tracks
  • Historic buildings and sites

Source: Accelerate SC

South Dakota

Governor Kristi Noem did not issue a stay-at-home order, and has allowed SD businesses to stay open.

Tennessee

Governor Bill Lee issued an executive order to replace a stay-at-home order, which expired May 30. He has allowed some TN businesses to open, under social distancing guidelines. Nashville, Memphis, and Knoxville are in counties that have their own determination on when to open. Lee also lifted capacity restrictions on businesses, and instead encourages social distancing.

What is open? 

  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Gyms
  • Salons and barbershops
  • Nail salons
  • Massage businesses
  • Bowling Alleys
  • Mini golf courses
  • Dental offices
  • Race tracks
  • Amusement parks
  • Water parks
  • Theaters
  • Museums

Source: State of Tennessee Website

Texas

Governor Greg Abbott said on June 26 that all bars in the state must close and restaurants need to limit capacity. Bars were allowed to reopen under the state’s second phase of reopening on May 22.

He also issued an Executive Order that suspended elective surgeries in order to free up hospital beds for COVID-19 patients.

Abbott’s Texas stay-at-home order expired April 30, allowing TX businesses to reopen on May 1 with limited capacity.

What is open? 

  • State parks
  • Beaches
  • Retail stores
  • Malls
  • Restaurants (limited capacity)
  • Rodeos
  • Bowling alleys, Bingo halls, skating rinks
  • Aquariums
  • Movie theaters
  • Museums
  • Libraries
  • Hair salons, barbershops
  • Nail salons
  • Gyms and fitness centers
  • Places of worship

Source: The Governor’s Report to Open Texas

Utah

Governor Gary Herbert’s executive order expired May 16. Utah did not issue a stay-at-home order. On May 1, some Utah businesses opened with social distance guidelines.

What is open? 

  • Restaurants
  • Hair salons
  • Gyms
  • Some entertainment venues (comedy clubs, theaters)
  • Zoos / aquariums

Source: Utah Leads Together

Vermont

VT Governor Phil Scott’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order expired May 15.

What is open? 

  • Retail
  • Restaurants
  • Outdoor businesses, construction, and recreation maintenance
  • Manufacturing and distribution operations and interior construction of uninhabited structures
  • Outdoor retail space
  • Farmers markets
  • Elective surgeries
  • State parks
  • Golf courses
  • Campgrounds
  • Gyms and fitness centers
  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Nail salons, spas, tattoo shops
  • Museums, theaters
  • Libraries

Source: Stay Home, Stay Safe

Virginia

VA Governor Ralph Northam issued a stay-at-home order, which expired on June 10. An order restricting some businesses expired on May 14. Virginia has kept its parks and beaches open for recreation use only. Virginia restaurants have been given permission to allow take-out mixed drinks, beer, and wine for the first time in the state’s history.

What is open? 

  • Retail
  • Restaurants and bars
  • Outdoor exercise classes
  • Outdoor pools
  • Hair and nail salons by appointment only
  • Places of worship with drive in services
  • Campgrounds
  • State parks
  • Gyms
  • Pools
  • Houses of worship
  • Museums
  • Zoos and aquariums
  • Outdoor concerts

Washington

Governor Jay Inslee has extended Washington’s stay-at-home order until May 31, but some individual WA counties can ask for exceptions to reopen businesses. Washington has a 4-phase plan to open the state.

What is open? 

  • Most state parks
  • Golf courses
  • Gyms in some counties
  • Lawn care businesses
  • Car washes
  • Retail
  • Some construction
  • Auto dealerships
  • Pet walkers and groomers
  • Houses of worship
  • Restaurants
  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Tattoo shops
  • Casinos
  • Construction

Source: State of Washington Website

West Virginia

Governor Jim Justice’s stay-at-home order expired on May 3. On April 27, Governor Justice unveiled a 6-week plan that allows WV businesses in certain sectors to reopen in phases if the state’s rate of positive COVID-19 cases remains low.

What is open?

  • Small businesses with less than 10 employees
  • Malls
  • Retail
  • Restaurants with takeaway service or outdoor seating
  • Barber shops
  • Nail and hair salons
  • Pet groomers
  • Elective medical procedures
  • Primary care physician services, physical and psychological therapy services, and dental offices
  • Religious entities and funeral homes
  • Wellness centers (for physical and exercise therapy and post-op rehabilitation)
  • Drive-in movie theaters

Source: Office of the Governor Website

Wisconsin

WI Governor Tony Evers’ safer-at-home-order was thrown out by the Wisconsin State Supreme Court, allowing private business owners to open up as they see fit.

What is open?

  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Most state parks
  • Golf
  • Doctors and dentist offices
  • Child care centers
  • Nurseries and garden centers
  • Farmers markets
  • Pet groomers
  • Small-engine repair shops
  • Upholstery businesses
  • Outdoor recreational rentals (boats, golf carts, kayaks, ATVs)
  • Automatic or self-service car washes

Wyoming

Governor Mark Gordon allowed gyms, barber shops, nail and hair salons, and other personal care services businesses, along with child care and day care centers, to reopen with tight restrictions on May 1. Many WY businesses have been shut down since March 19. Wyoming is one of the states that does not have a stay-at-home order.

What is open?

  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Retail
  • Places of worship
  • Gyms (no more than 1 person per 120 square feet, or no more than 9 patrons in a given room)
  • Nail and hair salons
  • Barber shops
  • Cosmetology, electrology, and esthetic services
  • Massage therapy services
  • Tattoo, body art, and piercing shops
  • Child care centers and home daycares

Source: Governor Mark Gordon Website and State of Wyoming Website

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