June 05, 2020

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Announces Move to Phase II Reopening

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On June 3, 2020, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued Governor's Order 20-06-03-01, authorizing the reopening of certain nonessential businesses and other facilities, with restrictions, as follows:

  • Retail establishments may reopen to the public, at no more than 50% of any establishment's occupancy limit
  • Food establishments, including bars, restaurants, and social and fraternal clubs, may reopen and serve food and beverages for consumption in outdoor seating areas, for carry out, or for delivery
  • Religious services may resume indoors, at no more than 50% of a building's occupancy limit
  • Outdoor recreational facilities, such as golf courses, marinas, tour boat operations, campgrounds, horse boarding and riding facilities, drive-in movie theaters, outdoor swimming pools, and day camps, may reopen
  • Personal services establishments, including barber shops, hair salons, tattoo parlors, and tanning and nail salons, may reopen, subject to face covering, 50% of maximum occupancy, and cleaning and disinfecting requirements

All businesses allowed to reopen under this order must comply with applicable local orders, Secretary's Directives, Centers for Disease Control and Maryland Department of Health social distancing and face covering guidance, and local health officers' orders issued pursuant to Governor's Order 20-04-05-02, dated April 5, 2020.

Indoor facilities, including enclosed malls, senior centers, theaters, health clubs and other indoor fitness facilities, spas, and aquatic centers, will remain closed. Gatherings of more than 10 people remain prohibited.

For questions or comments, contact:

Claude E. Bailey

Governor's Order 20-06-03-01 (June 3, 2020)

Governor's Order 20-04-05-02 (April 5, 2020)

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