Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today announced an expanded list of businesses and activities that will be permitted to open beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 29. With the signing of Executive Order 02-2020, Frederick County has fully implemented the initial portion of Stage 1 of the Governor’s Roadmap to Recovery plan. As of 5 p.m. on May 29, the following will be authorized in Frederick County, with limitations:
- All retail establishments – Retail businesses may open at 50% capacity.
- Hair salons and barbershops – Operations may resume at 50% capacity, by appointment only. Additional cleaning and sanitation are required. Morning hours must be established exclusively for seniors and other vulnerable residents at least one day each week.
- Indoor worship – Indoor worship facilities may open at 50% capacity. No more than 250 people may be present. Worship leaders are encouraged to implement the recommendations of the Governor’s Faith-Based Task Force.
For all three categories, safety requirements include the use of face coverings by employees and customers, and physical distancing of 6 feet.
If you have any further questions, please contact us at 301-600-1058.
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