PHASE 2 OF MASSACHUSETTS REOPENING HAS BEGUN: HERE’S WHAT CAN OPEN

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Source: Amherst Business Improvement District and Amherst Leisure Services

Phase 2 is split into two steps. Step 1 started  June 8 and Step 2 will begin at a later date based on improving public health data. In Step 2, indoor dining and close contact personal services will be allowed to reopen.

Phase 2/Step 1 allows for opening of: 

Retail (with occupancy limits) 
Childcare facilities and day camps (with detailed guidance) 

Restaurants (outdoor table service only) 

Hotels and other lodgings (no events, functions or meetings) 

Warehouses and distribution centers 

Personal services without close physical contact, such as home cleaning, photography, window washing, career coaching and education tutoring 

Post-secondary, higher education, vocational-tech and occupation schools for the purpose of completing graduation requirements 

Youth and adult amateur sports (with detailed guidance) 

Outdoor recreation facilities 

Professional sports practices (no games or public admissions) 

Non-athletic youth instructional classes in arts, education or life skills (so long as they are conducted in groups of less than 10) 

Driving and flight schools 

Outdoor historical spaces (no functions, gatherings or guided tours) 

Funeral homes (with occupancy limits) 

Town Camps Will Not Open

Amherst Leisure Services has announced that they are unable to offer their traditional day camps this summer.  They plan to make some announcements regarding other remote programming  soon.  They will be  issuing full refunds over the next week, for those who have registered for LSSE sponsored camps.  Questions can be directed here

Safety standards and conditions for Phase 2 reopening of businesses can be found here


Safety Standards and conditions for Phase 2 reopening of restaurants can be found here.  

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1 thought on “PHASE 2 OF MASSACHUSETTS REOPENING HAS BEGUN: HERE’S WHAT CAN OPEN

  1. What about the Easthampton RMV offices, or similar “COVID-closed” public facilities?

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