fbpx

What Does Phase 2 Mean In The Bay Area ? – St. John

By Ellen Perez on May 15, 2020
. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Things continue to change here in the BAY, for now it seems like for the best as phase 2 begins . Some Bay Area Counties have already started this phase and some are starting early next week. Things can get a little confusing as it seems that Phase 2 is slit into two.

Phase 2 has been More updates to come but for now,  here is a quick guide to what it means for us as far as shopping and eating out.

BAY ARE COUNTIES ENTERING PHASE 2

  • Napa
  • Solano
  • Sonoma
  • Alameda (Monday)
  • Contra Costa (Tuesday)
  • San Francisco (Monday)
  • San Mateo (Monday)
  • Marin (Monday)

RESTAURANTS IN PHASE 2

  • Restaurants are required to reconfigure seating to make tables at least six feet apart
  • Prioritizing outdoor seating
  • Employees and customers will need face coverings
  • Restaurants will be providing disposable Menus
  • No more shared food items such as condiment bottles
  • Customers will need to fill their own takeout containers
  • Alcoholic Beverages ok to be served as long as there is food

RETAIL STORES PHASE 2

  • Retail Stores will be allowed to open starting Monday but only for deliver or curb side pick up.
  • Retailers open for curbside pickup are allowed to have no more than 10 employees on site; if the store is small, no more than five.

WHAT IS STILL NOT ALLOWED

  • Movie Theaters
  • Arcades
  • Gallery Spaces
  • Zoos
  • Libraries
  • Community Centers
  • Bars / Night Clubs
  • Public Pools
  • Playgrounds
  • Picnic Areas
  • Festivals
  • Theme Parks