Effective May 15th, Louisiana is entering Phase 1 to re-open the state for business. During Phase 1, some businesses may re-open at 25% of their occupancy with strict social distancing and enhanced sanitation. The 25% occupancy is determined by the State Fire Marshal and counts both the number of employees and members of the public.
Employees who interact with the public have to wear masks and common waiting areas must stay closed to the public.
Businesses that may re-open with 25% occupancy limits include:
Essential businesses may remain open. For a list of businesses that are considered essential, click here.
The following businesses must remain closed:
Visit OpenSafely.la.gov for more information from the State Fire Marshal’s Office and LDH on how your businesses can open safely and to ensure you are operating at the maximum level allowed.
For a guide of businesses that can be open at any given time, visit gov.louisiana.gov/can-this-business-open.
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