Ventilation required for some businesses, indoor dining allowed at museums

Restaurants, gyms, and personal services must post a checklist of their ventilation methods.
November 04, 2020

An updated health order specifies how some businesses can reopen safely. All customers can see what to expect when visiting a business

Businesses can choose between several ventilation requirements

All businesses should set up for maximum ventilation to reduce COVID-19 transmission. Indoor dining, gyms, and personal care services must post a checklist stating which options they are using.

See options for ventilation required inside businesses.

Indoor dining at museums can operate at 25% capacity for each room, up to 100 people

Everyone will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms before they enter the indoor space.

Takeout, delivery, and outdoor dining are still available. All are safer options than indoor dining. Restaurants must stop serving food and drinks at midnight.

Everyone must wear face coverings, except when actively eating or drinking.

See guidance for indoor dining.

Other reopening updates

In person real estate showings are now allowed by appointment. Everyone involved must wear face coverings and stay 6 feet apart. Realtors should let in fresh outside air, like by opening windows and doors.

Drive-in gatherings can have up to 6 performers or presenters (from 1). Only one is allowed to shout, sing, or play a wind instrument at a time. See more guidance about drive-in gatherings.

Indoor and outdoor film production is expanded. Up to 25 people can be at one location. All of them must be tested for COVID-19 before starting work. Everyone must wear face coverings except actors when shooting. Everyone else must wear a non-vented N-95 when actors are shooting.