published on May 12, 2020 - 2:26 PM
Written by The Business Journal Staff

Gov. Gavin Newsom has released more guidance that would allow restaurants to reopen for dine-in service with certain safety protocol.

It’s part of a Phase 2 reopening of businesses in Califronia that would also include outdoor museums, shopping centers, in-store retail, offices and more.

Bars would continue to be closed, according to reporting from

To reopen, eateries must have disposal menus or online menus that could be read on a mobile device; cutlery, napkins and cups must be pre-set on tables before diners sit down; avoid the use of shared condiments like ketchup and salt-and-pepper shakers; takeout containers must be filled by customers, not wait staff; and more, reported

Diners should also wear masks inside restaurants when not eating.

For offices to reopen, employers must train and screen employees on COVID-19 safety, close common areas, space workers six feet apart, and more.

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