May 11, 2020 10:33am
(UPDATED) More business reopening plans announced for Kentucky
UPDATE: On May 10, Kentucky released revised minimum requirements for businesses to follow, starting on May 11.
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced more reopening plans for businesses in the Commonealth as part of Kentucky’s Healthy at Work initiative. The Governor had previously announced that a number of different industries would be opening on May 11 provided that they are able to meet rigorous public health and safety guidelines. The new announcement adds to this timeline and includes reopenings that span the rest of May and into June.
All businesses will need to adhere to a set of minimum health and safety requirements as well as industry-specific guidelines – not all of which are currently available.
A full-time of announced reopenings and industry-specific guidelines are provided below, as of May 11.
- May 11:
- May 20:
- May 22 – Restaurants, with limited 33% capacity and outdoor seating
- May 25:
- Cosmetology Businesses
- Hair Salons/Barbershops
- Massage Therapy
- Nail Salons
- Tanning Salons
- Tattoo Parlors
- June 1 – Movie theaters, fitness centers
- June 11 – Campgrounds, public and private
- June 15 – Child care, with reduced capacity; and potentially low-touch and outdoor youth sports
- July 1:
- Groups of 50 People
Read more about Kentucky’s Healthy at Work initiative.