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Here Are The Businesses That Can Reopen Starting Monday In Mass.

Gov. Charlie Baker on Saturday announced that phase two of the state's reopening plan can start on Monday.

Here's a list of what businesses can reopen in phase two. Most if not all of the reopening guidance includes restrictions to facilitate social distancing.

  • Restaurants for outdoor seating in step one; indoor seating in step two
  • Retail stores (previously only open for curbside pickup)
  • Beer gardens, breweries, wineries and distilleries (if providing seated food service under retail food permits issued by municipal authorities)
  • Non-athletic instructional classes in arts, education or life skills (for people under 18 and in groups of fewer than 10)
  • Non-construction related in home installations (like carpet installation, home theaters and security systems)
  • In-showroom browsing at auto dealers and wholesalers
  • Casino hotels and restaurants
  • Behind the wheel training at driving schools
  • Occupational schools "for the limited purposes of permitting students to complete a degree, program, or prerequisite for employment, or other similar requirement for completion."
  • Hotels, motels, inns and other short-term lodging.
  • Personal services that don’t involve close personal contact (such as photography, window washers, career coaching)
  • Flight schools
  • Funeral homes (with a 40% capacity limit and one service at a time in the facility)
  • Warehouses and distribution centers

There will also be a "step two" to phase two. The businesses that can open later include:

  • Close contact personal services (such as massage therapy, nail salons, tattoo parlors, electrolysis studios)
  • Personal trainers (Appointment-only training with only one customer, or two from the same household, allowed in the facility at a time)
  • Inside restaurant dining (as opposed to outdoor seating)


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