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California is Moving to Yellow Tier!


This is GREAT NEWS! California is slowly moving towards pre-pandemic life. Yellow tier means that businesses get to be more open and people get to socialize.


This doesn't mean that the virus is completely gone. It just means we're doing a good job of staying safe and protecting one another. We still need to wash our hands and mask up. Get your vaccine shots if you haven't already. We're almost there!


Here's what moving into the yellow tier means:

  • Gatherings: Outdoors max 100 people. Indoor gatherings strongly discouraged but allowed with modifications and max 50% capacity in settings where capacity limits exist or 50 people or whichever is fewer.

  • Private events: Outdoors max 200 people. That rises to max 400 people if all guests are tested or show proof of full vaccination. Indoors max 200 if all guests are tested or show proof of full vaccination.

  • Indoor seated live events and performances: All venues in-state visitors only with weekly worker testing, digital tickets, pre-designated eating area with six feet of distance, and suites 25% capacity with a max of three households. For venues up to 1,500 people: Max 25% or 300 people. That rises to 50% if all guests are vaccinated or show proof of full vaccination. For venues 1,501 and above: 10% capacity or 2,000 whatever is fewer with modifications and no eating or drinking. That rises to 50% if all guests are tested or show proof of full vaccination.

  • Limited services: Open with modifications.

  • Outdoor playgrounds and outdoor recreational facilities: Open with modifications.

  • Hair salons and barbershops: Open indoors with modifications.

  • All retail: Open indoors with modifications.

  • Shopping centers: Open indoors with modifications. Reduced capacity food courts.

  • Personal care services: Open indoors with modifications.

  • Museums, zoos and aquariums: Open indoors with modifications.They still need to follow COVID-19 safety precautions like mandatory face coverings.

  • Places of worship: Open indoors with modifications. Max 50% capacity.

  • Movie theaters: Open indoors with modifications. Max 50% capacity.

  • Hotels and lodging: Open with modifications. Fitness and spa centers 50%.

  • Gyms and fitness centers: Open indoors with modifications and max 50% capacity. This includes steam rooms and saunas.

  • Restaurants: Open indoors with modifications and max 50% capacity.

  • Bars (where no meal is provided): Open indoors with modifications and max 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer.

  • Wineries, breweries and distilleries: Open indoors with modifications. Max 50% capacity or 200 people indoors, whichever is fewer.

  • Family entertainment centers: Indoors max 50% capacity that rises to 75% if all guests are tested or show proof of full vaccination. With modifications: 100% masking except for food and beverage service, which must be restricted to separate areas.

  • Cardrooms, satellite wagering: Open indoors with modifications and max 50% capacity.

  • Offices: Open indoors with modifications. Encourage telework.

  • Sports and live performances: Max 67%, includes suites with 25% occupancy per suite. In-state visitors only. Indoor concessions in designated areas. At indoor performance venues, capacity can expand to 50%.

  • Amusement parks: Max 35%. Indoor capacity max 25% with time restrictions, weekly worker testing, and in-state visitors only.

  • Overnight sleepaway camps: Effective June 1 open with modifications.



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