March 18, 2020

COVID-19: What’s Open?

The following stores and services are still OPEN:

  • Essential state, county, local services such as police, fire, and emergency medical services
  • Pharmacies
  • Supermarkets
  • Convenience stores
  • All medical and healthcare facilities
  • Restaurants, but for carryout and delivery ONLY.  No sit-down dining
  • Food processing, agriculture and industrial manufacturing
  • Home and auto repair, hardware and construction
  • Trash collection
  • Post offices
  • Banks and insurance agencies
  • Gas stations
  • Laundromats
  • Vets and pet stores
  • Warehousing, storage and distribution
  • Public transportation
  • Hotel and commercial lodging
  • State and National Parks (but all buildings, including restrooms, are closed and all activities are cancelled)
  • Some businesses are still open, but are encouraged to work remotely.  These include legal services, business consulting, and other professional services


The following businesses and services are CLOSED:

  • Community and recreation centers, adult day care, senior centers, and similar facilities
  • Schools
  • State licensed child care facilities
  • Gyms, including yoga, spin and barre facilities
  • Hair and nail salons
  • Spas
  • Casinos
  • Concert venues and theaters
  • Bars and restaurants (except for carryout or delivery services)
  • Liquor stores
  • Sports facilities and golf courses
  • Most retail facilities, including shopping malls
  • Visitation at correctional facilities
  • Visitation at nursing homes
  • Buildings, including restrooms, at State and National Parks (parks and trails remain open)

Other guidelines:

  • Gatherings of 10 or more people should be cancelled
  • Religious organizations are encouraged to exercise discretion
  • Continue vigorous handwashing and social distancing
  • Remain home and consult with your doctor if you are feeling ill