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What’s Open, What’s Closed in Orange County

Monday, August 31, 2020

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(Orange County Business Journal)

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Aug. 28 reveal of the new COVID-19 tracking system, Blueprint for a Safer Economy, set new timing for business reopenings.

The monitoring system, with changes effective Aug. 31, replaced the previous County Data Monitoring List in outlining what businesses can reopen with health and safety modifications to their operations. OC is currently in the highest risk, or purple, tier of the Blueprint.

Here, a list of the status of each business sector as of Aug. 31 in Orange County as outlined by the state. Businesses that do reopen must follow safety guidelines. Full information on the Blueprint for a Safer Economy and sector-specific guidelines can be found here.

Appliance Repair: Open

Aquariums: Outdoors only

Auto Repair: Open

Banks, Credit Unions: Open

Bars (not serving food): Closed

Body Waxing: Outdoors only

Bookstores: Open at 25% capacity

Breweries (not serving food): Closed

Cardrooms: Outdoors only

Carwashes: Open

Childcare: Open

Apparel, Shoe Retailers: Open at 25% capacity

Concert Venues: Closed

Convenience Stores: Open

Convention Center: Closed

Cultural Ceremonies: Outdoors only

Dance Studios: Outdoors only

Day Camps: Open

Distilleries (not serving food): Closed

Doctors/Dentists: Open

Dog Walkers: Open

Door-to-door Sales, Services: Open

Drive-In Theaters: Outdoors only

Dry Cleaners: Open

Electricians: Open

Estheticians: Outdoors only

Electrologists: Closed

Family Entertainment Centers: Outdoors only

Farmers Markets: Open

Festivals: Closed

Fire Stations: Open

Florists: Open at 25% capacity

Food Banks: Open

Gas Stations: Open

Government Services: Open

Groceries: Open at 50% capacity

Gyms, Fitness Centers: Outdoors only

Hair Salons, Barbershops: Open for indoor operations

General Contractors: Open

Colleges: Open

Home Stores: Open at 25% capacity

Hospitals, Urgent care: Open

Hotels: Open

HVAC Services: Open

Indoor Play Centers: Outdoors only

Jewelry Stores: Open at 25% capacity

Landscapers: Open

Laundromats, Laundry Services: Open

Libraries: Open a 25% capacity

Live Theaters: Closed

Massage Studios: Outdoors only

Movie Theaters: Outdoors only

Museums: Outdoors only

Nail Salons: Outdoors only

Nightclubs: Closed

Offices (for non-essential businesses): Remote work

Pet Grooming: Open

Pharmacies: Open

Piercing Shops: Closed

Places of Worship: Outdoors only

Plumbing Services: Open

Police Stations: Open

Professional Sports: Open; no live audiences

Racetracks: Outdoors only with no spectators

Residential Cleaning Services: Open

Restaurants: Outdoors only, take out, delivery

Retail: Open at 25% capacity

Saunas, Steam Rooms: Closed

Schools: In-person operations closed

Shopping Centers: Open at 25% capacity indoors; common areas/food courts closed

Short-term Lodging Rentals: Open

Skin Care, Cosmetology: Outdoors only

Sporting Good Stores: Open at 25% capacity

State, Local Government Offices: Open

Tattoo Parlors: Closed

Theme Parks: Closed

Toy Stores: Open at 25% capacity

Wineries: Outdoors only

Yoga Studios: Outdoors only

Zoos: Outdoors only

Category: COVID-19, Economic News

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