Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced that effective 12:01a.m. Saturday "Phase One" would take effect for Nevada. Sisolak also announced, Strict Guideline requirements for Business OPENINGS.
What's OPENING: Restaurants and Bars that served food before the shutdown, barbershops, hair salons, nail salons, retail businesses (with limits) auto dealers(with limits) marijuana dispensaries.
What's NOT: Nightclubs, bars, pubs, and taverns that don't sell food, spas, gyms and yoga studios, movie theaters, miniature golf courses, bowling alleys, CASINOS and CASINOS RESTAURANTS, strip clubs and brothels, tattoo and piercing shops.
Phase 1, May 9, ReOpening Plan from Gov. Steve Sisolak.
Customers can dine-in at restaurants, but will have to wait outside for a seat to open. The staff has to wear face masks, and restaurants can only operate at half capacity.
He encouraged everyone to wear face coverings while in public with businesses requiring employees who interact with customers to also to wear masks.
Restaurants can open for dine-in following the proper guidelines with seating limited to no more than 50% capacity, tables spaced at least 6 feet apart and reservations required.
Barbershops, hair salons, and nail salons can also reopen following proper guidelines that include partitions/walls between each work station, or the business must only use every other chair with at least 6 feet of separation. Services must also be provided through appointment only with no walk-ins and face coverings required, according to the governor.
Retail businesses can also reopen under strict social distancing requirements with the governor continuing to encourage to promote and continue online or call-in ordering with pick up or delivery operations.
Open-air malls may open following the retail business standards, according to Gov. Sisolak, while indoor malls will remain closed to the public with curbside or pick up operations.
Gov. Sisloak also said retail cannabis dispensaries are encouraged to continue curbside, delivery and pick up operations, but may conduct in-store sales after submitting a plan and receiving approval from the Marijuana Enforcement Division.
However, certain businesses that will not be able to reopen during Phase 1, according to the governor, include:
-Nightclubs & taverns that aren't currently open and don't have a license to serve food
-Gyms and fitness facilities, including yoga and spin facilities
-Strip clubs and brothels
-Spas, tanning salons, massage parlors, body art & body piercing establishments.
-Entertainment & recreational venues such as bowling alleys, movie theaters (except drive-ins), sporting event venues, arcades, & recreational and community centers
Gov. Sisolak says he expects Phase 1 to last 2-3 weeks with a tentative expiration date of May 30.