• Kevin Cleveland

New Statewide Closures Announced by Governor Newsom

Updated: Jul 14, 2020

By Kevin Cleveland


Today, Governor Newsom has ordered further rollbacks to the state’s COVID-19 re-opening plan. The order included two main components:

  1. The statewide closure of indoor operations for:

  2. dine-in restaurants,

  3. bars/pubs/breweries/brewpubs (both indoor and outdoor),

  4. wineries and tasting rooms,

  5. family entertainment centers (such as bowling alleys, miniature golf, arcades, batting cages, etc.),

  6. movie theaters,

  7. zoos and museums, and

  8. card rooms.

  9. Additionally, the 29 counties on the state’s “Monitor List” which have been on the list for 3 or more consecutive days will be required to immediately shut down the following unless they can modify to operate outside or allow pick-up:

  10. gyms and fitness centers,

  11. indoor worship services,

  12. protests,

  13. offices in non-essential sectors,

  14. personal care services (like nail salons, body waxing, and tattoo parlors),

  15. barbershops and hair salons, and

  16. malls.

Sacramento, Placer and Yolo Counties are on the list as are 26 additional counties comprising over 75% of the state’s population. A list of affected counties can be found at: https://covid19.ca.gov/roadmap-counties/

It is not currently known how long this order will be in effect. If you have any questions about this order or if there any legal questions or issues our firm can help you with during these difficult times, please do not hesitate to reach out.

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