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Riverside County Approved to Reopen Businesses with Less Restrictions

The state announced today that Riverside County will move from the most restrictive COVID-19 tier “Purple – Widespread” to the less restrictive “Red – Substantial” tier, effective immediately.  Thanks to residents doing their part (wearing face coverings and social distancing) in slowing down the spread of the Coronavirus, more businesses will be allowed to open indoor activities with certain restrictions, they include:

 

  • Bars that serve food can open with 25% capacity or 100 people whichever is fewer
  • Bars that do not serve must remain closed.
  • Bookstores – open with 50% capacity
  • Clothing and shore stores – open with 50% capacity
  • Concert venues – closed
  • Convention Centers – closed
  • Cultural ceremonies, Churches – open with 25% capacity or 100 people whichever is fewer
  • Dance studios – open with 10% capacity
  • Family Entertainment Centers (Kart racing, batting cages, mini-golf) – open outdoors only
  • Farmers markets – open
  • Festivals – closed
  • Grocery stores – open with 50% capacity
  • Gyms and fitness centers – open with 10% capacity
  • Hair salons, barbershops and nail salons – open with modifications
  • Home and furnishing stores – open with 50% capacity
  • Hospitals and urgent care – open with modifications
  • Hotels and lodging – open with modifications
  • Indoor playgrounds – closed
  • Libraries – open with 50% capacity
  • Live theater – closed
  • Massage therapy – open with modifications
  • Movie theaters – open with 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer
  • Museums – open with 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer
  • Nightclubs – closed
  • Offices (non-essential businesses) – work remotely
  • Pet groomers – open with modifications
  • Professional Sports – open without live audiences
  • Restaurants – open with 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer
  • Retailers – open with 50% capacity
  • Saunas and steam rooms – closed
  • Shopping malls – open with 50% capacity, reduced capacity for food courts, close common areas
  • Swimming pools – open outdoors with modifications
  • Theme parks – closed
  • Weddings – open with 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer
  • Zoos – 25% capacity for indoor spaces.

 

Please know the Red Tier means that the coronavirus is still substantial for community spread and everyone should continue doing your part to wear a face covering and social distance between you and others outside of your household.  To find the latest information and/or other categories not listed, go to the Governor’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy at www.COVID19.CA.GOV.