If you are unaware of what is included in Phase 3 of reopening, here are some highlights. More detailed information can be found in the article on page 6.
Bars and restaurants
Open for pickup, delivery and drive-thru. Establishments also will be allowed to conduct outdoor seating for parties of six or fewer.
Personal care services
Hair salons, nail salons, barber shops, spas, tattoo shops, massage parlors, tanning salons and other personal care services can reopen under the exception of staff and customers wearing a face covering. Massage and body treatments will be limited to 30 minutes or less.
Retail stores may open with capacity limits at a maximum of 50% or five customers allowed per 1,000 square feet of retail space. Face coverings required, no reusable bags allowed.
Dry cleaners, electronics repair shops, shoe repair shops, car washes and other service providers are allowed to reopen with a maximum of 50% of capacity or five customers allowed per 1,000 square feet of usable space.
Health and fitness
Gyms, fitness centers and yoga, dance, cycling, pilates and barre studios can begin to reopen but are limited to one-on-one training or outdoor fitness classes with up to 10 participants. Contact exercises such as boxing, sparring, wrestling, etc. are not permitted. Services are limited to reservations only. No walk-ins will be permitted.
All health care providers are open with IDPH guidelines in place.
Office capacity must be held to less than 50% and if employees can work from home, continue to do so. A social distancing and safety plan must be in place.
Employees can return to work with IDPH approved safety guidelines in place depending on the risk level. Continuing to work from home is encouraged if possible.
Non-essential manufacturing that can safely operate with social distancing in place can reopen with IDPH approved safety guidance.
Organizations operating recreational sport activities for youth can hold drills, practices and lessons that do not involve contact between individuals and allow for 6 feet of distancing to be maintained. No competitive games will be allowed.
Day camps who are not licensed by the Department of Children and Family Services operating over the summer months, such as recreational day camps, educational day camps and religious day camps can take place during the day only. No overnight camps.
Education and child care
Limited child care and summer programs can reopen with IDPH safety guidelines in place. Remote learning in P-12 schools and higher education will continue.
For driving ranges, outdoor shooting ranges, paintball courses, golf, outdoor adventure parks and more, groups will need to be limited to 10 people or fewer. Face masks required.
Campgrounds will be allowed to open, with proper social distancing procedures in place.
Groups of 10 or fewer people will also be allowed to travel together on boats, but must continue to wear masks when social distancing is not possible.
Golfers will be allowed to play in groups of up to four. Carts will also be allowed, but will still only be allowed to transport one golfer, unless the two golfers have been living together during the stay-at-home order.