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See Reopening Plans and Mask Mandates for All 50 States

When States Plan to Fully Reopen
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Reopening dates and criteria by state

State Date Criteria
California Calif. June 15 If hospitalization rates are low and vaccine supply is sufficient.
Connecticut Conn. May 19 If infection rates keep falling and vaccination progress continues.
Delaware Del. May 21
Illinois Ill. June 11 If half of residents 16 and older have received at least one vaccine dose and coronavirus metrics have been stable or falling for 28 days.
Massachusetts Mass. Aug. 1 If coronavirus metrics remain stable and vaccination progress continues.
Michigan Mich. Two weeks after 65 percent of eligible residents have received at least one vaccine dose.
Minnesota Minn. May 28
New Mexico N.M. Once 60 percent of eligible residents have been fully vaccinated.
North Carolina N.C. June 1 If metrics remain stable and vaccination progress continues.
Ohio Ohio Once new cases are 50 or fewer per 100,000 residents for two weeks.
Oregon Ore. June 30 If vaccination progress continues.
Pennsylvania Pa. May 31
Rhode Island R.I. May 28
Vermont Vt. July 4
Virginia Va. June 15 If coronavirus metrics remain stable and vaccination progress continues.
Washington, D.C. D.C. June 11

All across the country, mask mandates are easing, restrictions are lifting and many states have gone back to business as usual. It appears much of the country will be open with few restrictions in the coming months.

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, it has been largely up to state and local officials to determine what restrictions, if any, to impose to slow new infections. A nationwide patchwork of rules for businesses and residents resulted over months of trial and error, as governors reopened some sectors only to later re-close and reopen them again as infection rates rose and fell.

States have moved closer to lifting all restrictions on businesses and gatherings as the vaccination campaign has progressed. In many states that have yet to fully reopen, governors have set targets for doing so based on vaccination rates or other health measures.

The one exception to lifting all restrictions is the continued use of masks, which will still be required in most indoor public settings in many states. And some governors are still mandating businesses observe social distancing rules, even as they lift capacity limits.

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Coronavirus restrictions by state

The New York Times is tracking coronavirus restrictions at the state level, including what businesses are allowed to open and whether officials require masks. A state is considered fully reopened once it has lifted all specific restrictions on businesses statewide, though masking and social distancing rules and limits on gatherings may remain in effect. Stricter local orders may also be in place, and local conditions may not always reflect state requirements.

This page will be updated regularly.

Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, announced that Alabama’s public health order would expire on May 31 and that restrictions on senior care facilities, hospitals and nursing homes would be lifted. The state of emergency will end on July 6. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
The state’s emergency declaration expired in February, replacing the few mandated restrictions with advisories. Gov. Mike Dunleavy, a Republican, has also issued an order clarifying that vaccination will not be a requirement for traveling to Alaska. Read more ›
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Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, allowed bars to resume normal operations and lifted local mask mandates, starting March 25. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a Republican, lifted the statewide mask requirement starting March 30 but said that businesses still have the right to ask customers to wear masks. Read more ›
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Reopening June 15 Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, modified the statewide mask mandate to align with C.D.C. recommendations for vaccinated people. Risk tiers and business restrictions will be lifted June 15 if hospitalization levels are low and vaccine supply is sufficient. Read more ›
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No reopening date set Masks required in some areas
Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat, has allowed counties to implement regulations at the local level but kept some mask requirements and restrictions on large gatherings in place. The mask order was extended through early June with some exceptions for vaccinated people. Read more ›
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Reopening May 19 Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Ned Lamont, a Democrat, announced that all business restrictions will be lifted on May 19 if infection rates keep falling and vaccination rates keep increasing. The curfew on restaurants, entertainment venues and recreation venues was pushed to midnight starting May 1, and bars are allowed to operate outdoors without requiring food be served. Read more ›
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Reopening May 21 Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. John Carney, a Democrat, announced that the state will lift restrictions on indoor dining, houses of worship and businesses starting May 21. Masks and social distancing will still be required. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, suspended all local coronavirus restrictions and mandates until July 1, after which they will be permanently invalidated. Mr. DeSantis has also barred businesses from requiring patrons to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, issued a new order in late April which further rolled back the few remaining restrictions. Effective May 1, social distancing will be “strongly encouraged” instead of required. Tables no longer need to be spaced out at restaurants and bars, and workers no longer need to wear masks. Specific requirements for gyms, movie theaters and salons, and other industries, were lifted. Read more ›
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No reopening date set Masks mandatory indoors
Each of Hawaii’s major islands has varying restrictions. Most recently, Gov. David Ige, a Democrat, allowed the city and county of Honolulu to continue to operate under the less restrictive Tier 3 guidelines for an additional four weeks, despite no longer meeting the metrics. Kaua’i was moved back into Tier 3 following two weeks of elevated cases. Read more ›
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State parks in some areas; campgrounds in some areas; gyms; pools and waterparks; beaches and parks
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Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Brad Little, a Republican, moved the state to Stage 3 of its reopening plan in early February. Bars, restaurants and nightclubs may operate with seating only. Gatherings are limited to 50 individuals, though large events may exceed this amount if organizers submit a plan to the local health district. Read more ›
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Reopening June 11 Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat, announced that the state would move into the Bridge Phase of reopening, which allows for relaxed capacity limits, on May 14. The state could move into Phase 5 of reopening, which removes capacity limits entirely, as soon as June 11. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Eric Holcomb, a Republican, lifted a statewide mask mandate on April 6, replacing it with an advisory. Masks are still required in state buildings, vaccination sites and K-12 schools. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Kim Reynolds, a Republican, removed a statewide mask mandate, along with certain gathering restrictions, in February. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
Early efforts to curtail the emergency powers of Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, resulted in decisions about restrictions being left up to individual counties. Ms. Kelly issued a statewide mask mandate in July, but counties were allowed to opt out of the order under state law. On April 1, Ms. Kelly re-issued the mask order, but the new order was quickly overturned by state lawmakers. Read more ›
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No reopening date set Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Andy Beshear, a Democrat, announced in April that he would remove capacity restrictions and distancing requirements for most businesses once 2.5 million Kentuckians have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Starting May 28, most businesses will be allowed to operate at 75 percent of capacity, while indoor and outdoor events with more than 1,000 people will be allowed to increase to 60 percent of capacity. A curfew on restaurants and bars will also be lifted. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, lifted a statewide mask mandate on April 28. Masks are still required in K-12 schools and colleges, on public transit, in hospitals and in state government buildings. Some businesses, like theaters and event spaces, are limited to 75 percent of capacity, but may operate at 100 percent of capacity if they require patrons to wear masks. Read more ›
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No reopening date set Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Janet Mills, a Democrat, eased a statewide mask order in late April, announcing that face coverings would no longer be required in outdoor settings. Starting May 24, the capacity limit for indoor gatherings will increase to 75 percent, and outdoor gatherings to 100 percent. Read more ›
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No reopening date set Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, lifted an outdoor face mask requirement in late April. Mr. Hogan had lifted capacity restrictions for many businesses in March. Read more ›
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Reopening Aug. 1 Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Charlie Baker, a Republican, has eased a statewide mask mandate in outdoor settings and introduced a timeline for removing restrictions. Most recently, amusement parks were allowed to reopen, while large venues like stadiums, arenas and ballparks could increase to 25 percent of capacity. On May 29, bars may reopen and gathering limits will be further relaxed. Business restrictions and gathering limits will be removed on August 1. Read more ›
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Golf courses; beaches, parks, fishing, hunting and boating; gyms; indoor ice rinks
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Reopening criteria set Masks mandatory indoors
In late April, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, introduced a new plan for gradually lifting restrictions based on vaccination rates. Capacity limits for businesses will lift two weeks after 65 percent of eligible residents have been vaccinated, and the gatherings and face mask order will end two weeks after 70 percent of eligible residents have been vaccinated. The first step of the plan, which is set to begin May 24, will allow in-person work to resume across all sectors. Read more ›
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Reopening May 28 Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Tim Walz, a Democrat, announced a three-step timeline for removing restrictions. Outdoor gathering restrictions have been lifted, and masks are no longer required outdoors except at venues of over 500 people. On May 28, remaining capacity and social distancing restrictions will be lifted. Masks will be required for indoor and outdoor events that exceed 500 people. The mask requirement will be lifted once 70 percent of Minnesotans 16 and older have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, but no later than July 1. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Tate Reeves, a Republican, lifted one of the last remaining restrictions in late April, allowing indoor arenas to operate at full capacity. A requirement that masks be worn at K-12 schools remains in place. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, reopened all businesses in early May 2020, with social distancing rules, and later lifted all restrictions. Most recently, Mr. Parson directed all state workers to return to their offices for in-person work by May 17. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Greg Gianforte, a Republican, rolled back restrictions put in place by former Gov. Steve Bullock, a Democrat. Limits on business capacity and gatherings were lifted in January, while a statewide mask mandate was allowed to expire on Feb. 12. Mr. Gianforte issued an order in April which prohibits businesses in the state from requiring patrons to provide proof of vaccination. Read more ›
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Gov. Pete Ricketts, a Republican, announced that the state would move to the “green” phase on the state’s color-coded restriction system in late January, removing the few remaining capacity limits on businesses. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Steve Sisolak, a Democrat, ended statewide social distancing requirements on May 1 and turned over authority on mitigation measures to individual counties. Mr. Sisolak has set a goal of reopening business capacity to 100 percent in all counties by June 1. A statewide mask mandate will remain in effect. Read more ›
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Golf courses, pickleball, tennis courts; state parks; gyms; pools and water parks
Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Chris Sununu, a Republican, relaxed restrictions in March, allowing retail businesses to operate at 100 percent of capacity. Mr. Sununu allowed a statewide mask mandate to expire on April 16 and remaining business restrictions were lifted May 8. Read more ›
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No reopening date set Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, increased the outdoor gathering limit to 500 people on May 7 and will fully lift the limit on May 19. The state will also lift percentage-based capacity limits on most businesses starting May 19; businesses will instead be required to ensure that six feet of social distancing can be maintained. Read more ›
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Reopening criteria set Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, a Democrat, loosened the criteria under which restrictions are imposed on counties in late April. The changes, which incorporate county vaccination rates, allowed several counties to progress to less-restrictive tiers. The state will phase out the county-based approach and remove most restrictions once 60 percent of New Mexicans have been fully vaccinated. Read more ›
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Bowling alleys; aquariums; amusement parks; arcades; movie theaters in some counties; concert venues in some counties; museums
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Golf courses, pools, zoos, state parks; gyms; ice skating rinks
No reopening date set Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, a Democrat, announced that most percentage-based capacity restrictions on businesses would be lifted on May 19, provided that patrons can maintain six feet of distance. The outdoor social gathering limit was increased to 500 people on May 10, while an indoor social gathering limit will increase to 250 people on May 19. Broadway shows are set to resume at full capacity in September. Read more ›
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Beaches; fishing and hunting; public pools and playgrounds; outdoor zoos, botanical gardens and nature parks; gyms; ski resorts
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Construction, manufacturing; offices; film and television production
Reopening June 1 Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, has said he intends to remove all social distancing, capacity and gathering restrictions by June 1. Mr. Cooper has lifted a requirement that face masks be worn outdoors and raised the gathering limit to 100 people indoors and 200 people outdoors. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Doug Burgum, a Republican, allowed a statewide mask mandate to expire in January. Business restrictions limiting capacity also became recommendations rather than requirements. In late April, the state legislature overrode Mr. Burgum’s veto of a bill that would ban statewide mask mandates. Read more ›
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Reopening criteria set Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Mike DeWine, a Republican, eliminated a quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated people who are exposed to someone with Covid-19. Mr. DeWine had earlier eased restrictions on mass gatherings and religious services and permitted outdoor graduations and festivals limited to 10 people per group. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
Oklahoma was among the first states to lift restrictions, in June 2020. Nearly a year later, Gov. Kevin Stitt, a Republican, lifted the state of emergency, effective May 4. Read more ›
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Reopening June 30 Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat, has said all businesses restrictions should be lifted by the end of June. Starting May 7, all counties at the extreme risk level will move back to high risk and will be allowed to reopen indoor dining, indoor entertainment, gyms and religious events at 25 percent capacity. Read more ›
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Reopening May 31 Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, announced that all restrictions on gatherings and businesses will be lifted starting May 31. The state’s health department has updated the statewide mask guidance to align with C.D.C. recommendations, and the mask requirement will be lifted after 70 percent of adults are fully vaccinated. Read more ›
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No reopening date set Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Pedro Pierluisi, a member of the New Progressive Party, reduced the nightly curfew by two hours and allowed businesses to open until 11 p.m, starting May 10. Schools are allowed to resume in-person classes. All restrictions, including the 30 percent capacity limit on businesses, will remain in place through May 23. Read more ›
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Reopening May 28 Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Dan McKee, a Democrat, increased capacity limits on indoor dining, houses of worship, retail stores, gyms and personal services to 80 percent, starting May 7. Masks are still required indoors and, if social distance cannot be maintained, outdoors. Mr. McKee will lift capacity limits on all businesses and social gatherings, starting May 28, but three feet of spacing and mask wearing will still be required indoors. Read more ›
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Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Henry McMaster, a Republican, required nursing homes and assisted living facilities to allow visitation to all residents if there is no high risk of Covid-19 transmission, starting March 19. Read more ›
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Beaches, piers, docks, etc.; gyms; pools; amusement parks, water parks
Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Kristi Noem, a Republican, encouraged vaccination but prohibited government offices from requiring businesses to provide proof of vaccination. Previously, Ms. Noem had announced that she would not order a lockdown or a mask mandate such as those in other states. Read more ›
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Retail
Retail stores
Food and drink
Restaurant dining
Personal care
Salons, barbershops
Houses of worship
Outdoor and recreation
Gyms
Reopened Masks not required
In late April, Gov. Bill Lee, a Republican, ended statewide public health orders. Mr. Lee also signed an executive order that removes local authority to issue county-level mask mandates. Read more ›
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Retail
Retail stores
Food and drink
Restaurant dining; bars
Personal care
Salons, barbershops, etc.
Houses of worship
Entertainment
Theaters, museums, amusement parks
Outdoor and recreation
State parks; gyms
Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, lifted the mask mandate and capacity limits on all businesses starting March 10. Read more ›
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Retail
Retail stores, malls
Food and drink
Restaurant dining; bars in most counties
Personal care
Salons, barbershops, etc.; massage services
Houses of worship
Entertainment
Movie theaters, museums, libraries; bowling alleys, bingo halls, skating rinks, rodeos; aquariums; amusement parks; carnivals
Outdoor and recreation
State parks; pools; gyms; water parks; zoos
Industries
Offices, manufacturing
Reopened Masks not required
Gov. Spencer Cox, a Republican, ended the statewide mask mandate on April 10. Masks are still required for gatherings of 50 or more people and in K-12 schools, though counties and local businesses can issue their own requirements. Read more ›
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Retail
Retail stores
Food and drink
Restaurant dining
Personal care
Salons, personal care businesses
Houses of worship
Entertainment
Movie theatres, museums, libraries, concerts
Outdoor and recreation
Gyms; pools
Reopening July 4 Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican, has lifted an outdoor mask requirement. On May 1, Vermont entered Phase 2 of its reopening plan, allowing indoor gatherings of up to 150 unvaccinated people and outdoor gatherings of up to 300. By July 4, all restrictions will become recommendations. Read more ›
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Retail
Retail stores
Food and drink
Restaurant dining
Personal care
Hair salons and barbershops; nail salons, spas, tattoo parlors
Houses of worship
Entertainment
Museums, theaters, libraries
Outdoor and recreation
State parks, golf courses, trails, etc.; campgrounds; gyms, fitness centers
Industries
Manufacturing, construction, distribution
Closed
Food and drink
Bars
Reopening June 15 Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Ralph S. Northam, a Democrat, has modified the current executive order to align with C.D.C. mask guidance and increased capacity limits on outdoor sporting events. Starting May 15, capacity limits will be increased for indoor sporting events, gathering limits will be extended to 100 people indoors and 250 outdoors and restaurants will be allowed to stay open and sell alcohol after midnight. Mr. Northam expects to ease the remaining restrictions by mid-June if cases remain stable and vaccination progress continues. Read more ›
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Retail
Retail stores
Food and drink
Restaurants and bars
Personal care
Salons, barbershops, etc.
Houses of worship
Entertainment
Museums, zoos, aquariums, outdoor concerts
Outdoor and recreation
Campgrounds; beaches; gyms; pools
No reopening date set Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, removed the mask requirement in long-term care facilities for fully vaccinated residents during group activities. In March, Mr. Inslee allowed all counties to move to Phase 3 of reopening, and increased indoor capacity limits to 50 percent. In mid-April, three counties were moved back to Phase 2 after surpassing thresholds for cases and hospitalizations. Read more ›
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Retail
Retail stores
Food and drink
Restaurant dining
Personal care
Hair salons
Houses of worship
Entertainment
Theaters, museums, bowling alleys
Outdoor and recreation
Outdoor sports; gyms
Reopening June 11 Masks mandatory indoors
Mayor Muriel Bowser allowed gyms, museums, retail stores, public pools and libraries to operate at 50 percent of capacity, starting May 1. Places of worship are limited to 40 percent, and movie theaters and concert venues to 25 percent. Restrictions on most businesses will be lifted on May 21. Restrictions on bars and large sports and entertainment venues will be lifted on June 11. Read more ›
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Retail
Retail stores
Food and drink
Indoor dining
Personal care
Barbershops, hair salons; nail salons, waxing salons, spas
Houses of worship
Entertainment
Museums; libraries
Outdoor and recreation
Dog parks, golf courses, tennis courts, parks; gyms; pools
Closed
Entertainment
Nightclubs
Reopened Masks mandatory indoors
Gov. Jim Justice, a Republican, signed a new executive order that removed the 100-person gathering limit and the mask requirement for gyms. Mr. Justice will lift the statewide mask mandate on June 20. Read more ›
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Retail
Retail stores; malls
Food and drink
Restaurant dining; bars
Personal care
Salons, barbershops, pet groomers; tanning salons; massage parlors and spas
Houses of worship
Entertainment
Museums, zoos; bowling alleys, pool halls, roller rinks; casinos; movie theaters; amusement parks, fairs, festivals
Outdoor and recreation
Gyms, recreation centers; state parks, campgrounds; pools
Reopened Masks not required
Wisconsin’s Supreme Court declared a statewide mask mandate invalid and blocked Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, from issuing a new public health order without the state legislature’s approval. Read more ›
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Retail
Retail stores
Food and drink
Restaurants and bars
Personal care
Hair salons, spas, barbershops
Houses of worship
Outdoor and recreation
State parks; gyms
No reopening date set Masks not required
Gov. Mark Gordon, a Republican, removed the statewide mask requirement in mid-March. Other health orders have been extended through May 16. Read more ›
Open
Retail
Retail stores
Food and drink
Restaurant dining; bars
Personal care
Hair salons, barbershops, tattoo parlors, massage therapy, etc.
Houses of worship
Entertainment
Movie theaters, entertaiment venues
Outdoor and recreation
Gyms; state parks

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