Bucks County Set to Move to "Green Phase" on June 26

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says that Bucks County will move from "Yellow" to "Green" on June 26, lifting business closure orders he had put in place to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. While businesses may reopen, they must follow guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Pa. Department of Health for safe operation during the ongoing pandemic.

Green Phase Graphic DescriptionWorkplaces will need to follow state business and building safety requirements, and teleworking is still strongly encouraged. Businesses that were limited to 50 percent capacity in the "Yellow Phase" may expand to 75 percent capacity. Child care facilities may open if they comply with Health Department guidance.

Some social restrictions remain in place – face masks will still be required when entering a business, and keeping a physical distance of 6 feet from others is strongly encouraged wherever possible. Large gatherings of more than 250 people are prohibited.

Restaurants and bars may return to indoor seating, but at no more than 50 percent capacity. Hair salons, barber shops and other personal care facilities may open by appointment only, at 50 percent capacity or less. Gyms, spas and other indoor recreation, health and wellness facilities can reopen at 50 percent capacity, and are encouraged to do so by appointment.

You can read the governor's announcement of the move to "Green" here, which contains links to specific guidance for many different businesses and activities that will be allowed to reopen on June 26.