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San Joaquin County Approved to Move Further Ahead in Stage 2

San Joaquin County to Reopen Many Local Businesses and Activities

San Joaquin County received approval from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today, which allows the County to move more quickly through Stage 2 of the State’s reopening plan. The county attestation form provides details on how the County plans to meet the State’s metrics for reopening.

To read the full County Press Release Click Here.

What businesses in San Joaquin County are eligible to open as of May 22, 2020?
Per submittal and approval of the attestation, San Joaquin County is eligible to open the following sectors in
accordance with current State Stage 2 requirements (conditioned on these businesses implement appropriate
guidance as provided by the State and the County, see guidance links at the end of document):

  • Dine-in restaurants (With social distancing requirements – does not apply to bars, wineries or nightclubs)
  • Destination retail, including shopping malls and swap meets (with restrictions)
  • Retail sector
  • Logistics sector
  • Manufacturing sector
  • Personal services, limited to: car washes, pet grooming, tanning facilities, and landscape gardening
  • Childcare facilities
  • Office-based businesses (telework remains strongly encouraged)
  • Outdoor museums and open gallery spaces

What businesses can NOT open yet?

  • Personal services such as hair and nail salons, tattoo parlors, gyms and fitness studios
  • Hospitality services, such as bars, wineries, tasting rooms, lounges and nightclubs
  • Entertainment venues, such as movie theaters, gaming, gambling, arcade venues, pro sports, indoor museums and gallery spaces, zoos and libraries
  • Community centers, public pools, playgrounds, and picnic areas
  • Religious services (except for drive-in like services) and cultural ceremonies
  • Festivals/Concert venues
  • Live audience sports
  • Theme parks
  • Hotels/lodging for leisure and tourism

Key items to note in the expanded Stage 2 phase:

  • People should stay at home except to attend or participate in approved activities.
  • Residents can leave their homes to engage with businesses and activities allowed by the State.
  • Businesses and sectors of the economy that open are required to follow State guidance.

To prevent further spread of COVID-19:

  • Everyone must continue to observe social distancing protocols, minimize their time outside their homes, and
    wash their hands frequently.
  • All Californians should not travel significant distances and should stay close to their homes.

For more information visit www.SJReady.org.

Dine-In Restaurant Guidance:
State Guidance: https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-dine-in-restaurants.pdf
State Checklist: https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/checklist-dine-in-restaurants.pdf

Shopping malls, destination shopping centers, strip and outlet malls, and swap meets Guidance:
State Guidance: https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-shopping-centers.pdf
State Checklist: https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/checklist-shopping-centers.pdf

Statewide Guidance by Industry:



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