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SF to Allow Outdoor Dinning Starting June 15!

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SF Mayor London Breed announced a tentative date (June 15th) to allow “Outdoor dining including restaurants and bars with food”.  On June 15, the following businesses will be allowed to reopen provided they follow social distancing guidelines.  Live sport (without fans), indoor retail, religious services, manufacturing, doctors and dentist offices and more.


VIA SF.GOV

Target date June 15

Reopening Business

  • Outdoor fitness like boot camps and yoga with social distancing*
  • All manufacturing, wholesale trade, leasing, and transportation with over 50 employees
  • Non-emergency medical appointments
  • All private indoor household services like cooks and house cleaners
  • Outdoor dining including restaurants and bars with food
  • Indoor retail (malls require approved plans)
  • Professional sports games, tournaments, and other entertainment venues allowed with no spectators with approved plans*
  • Religious services and ceremonies*
  • Anyone who can should continue to telework except those who are necessary for operations

Childcare and education

  • Summer camps with stable groups of up to 12

Breed Press Conference Thursday May 28, 2020

This plan for reopening also coincides with the city’s “Slow Streets” plans, involving closing many of its streets, parking lots and public spaces for outdoor seating, and pedestrian/bicyclist use.


The entire government “Reopening San Francisco” with dates is bellow, and you can visit the source material here.

Remember: When you leave your house, you must stay 6 feet apart and wear a face covering.

Phase 1 to 2a

Before June 15

Business

  • All construction
  • Hotels, hospitality, and short-term rentals for essential travel, homeless, first responders, and isolation and quarantine rooms
  • Essential manufacturing, wholesale trade, leasing, and transportation with fewer than 50 employees
  • Elective surgeries and dental appointments
  • Telework for all nonessential workers
  • Limited private household outdoors like a gardener or home maintenance
  • In-person appointments for real estate with social distancing and face coverings
  • Curbside retail for goods and services with minimal contact
  • Professional sports practices with approved plan
  • Equipment rental businesses for outdoor recreational activities
  • All non-essential employees should telework

Childcare and education

  • Daycare and preschools with stable groups of up to 12 and in-home care

Culture and recreation

  • Botanical gardens
  • Outdoor historical sites
  • Fenced dog parks
  • Outdoor museums
  • Parks, beaches, golf in groups of 4*, and skate parks
  • Singles-only tennis with no shared equipment including balls

Phase 2b

Target date June 15

Business

  • Outdoor fitness like boot camps and yoga with social distancing*
  • All manufacturing, wholesale trade, leasing, and transportation with over 50 employees
  • Non-emergency medical appointments
  • All private indoor household services like cooks and house cleaners
  • Outdoor dining including restaurants and bars with food
  • Indoor retail (malls require approved plans)
  • Professional sports games, tournaments, and other entertainment venues allowed with no spectators with approved plans*
  • Religious services and ceremonies*
  • Anyone who can should continue to telework except those who are necessary for operations

Childcare and education

  • Summer camps with stable groups of up to 12

Phase 2c

Target date July 13

Business

  • Hair salons and barber shops*
  • Indoor dining
  • Real estate open houses with appointments only

Phase 3

Target date mid-August (with more than 1 sub-phase possible)

Businesses

  • Hotels, hospitality, and short-term rentals for allowable activities
  • Gyms and fitness centers
  • Limited indoor leisure like movie theaters, billiards, and bowling alleys
  • Nonessential healing arts
  • All other personal services like personal training, tattoo, permanent makeup, and piercing, and nail salons
  • Bars without food*

Childcare and education

  • SFUSD
  • Schools, including primary, secondary, and higher education

Culture and recreation

  • Indoor museums
  • Basketball courts
  • Playgrounds
  • Indoor and outdoor swimming pools
  • Indoor tennis
  • Zoos

Phase 4

Date unknown

The timing for Phase 4 will depend on our experience in Phases 1 to 3. We will rely on our health experts and health indicators to determine when to safely enter Phase 4. Phase 4 will be the full reopening of our economy and the removal of all social distancing limits and other restrictions related to the COVID-19 response.

All activities will be allowed to resume like:

  • Concert attendees
  • Live audience sports and performances
  • Night clubs
  • Festivals
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