Today the State of California approved the full Stage 2 reopening of businesses and services with modifications in Orange County.
The allowed businesses, guidelines and requirements apply to Santa Ana as well. In Stage 2, the following businesses are allowed to re-open with adaptations and must follow the state guidance:
Essential businesses and services including banks, hospitals, pharmacies, grocery stores and government agencies were already allowed to operate.
Before businesses who meet the criteria take the step to re-open, the OC Health Care Agency says businesses should:
Find guidance for shopping centers here: https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-shopping-centers.pdf
Find guidance for dine-in restaurants here: https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-dine-in-restaurants.pdf
Find guidance for other industries here: https://covid19.ca.gov/industry-guidance/
The County’s press release is here: https://cms.ocgov.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=115844
More information from the County about the reopening and COVID-19 is here: https://occovid19.ochealthinfo.com/
Please note, the following sectors, businesses, establishments and activities are not permitted to operate in the State of California at this time:
Santa Ana City Hall remains closed to the public but is expected to open in the coming days as the City gradually reopens municipal buildings and amenities to the public. Santa Ana Police Department reopened its lobby to the public this week.
Public tennis courts at City parks reopened today and golf courses are allowed to operate, but all other park amenities including playgrounds, sports fields and other courts remain closed to the public. The Santa Ana Library is beginning curbside pickup service for items checked out online or by phone on Tuesday, May 26.
For more information on City closures and services, please visit www.santa-ana.org.