New Safe Start phase limits announced by Inslee, Wiesman

CHELAN - Yesterday (July 23) the Governor and the Secretary of Health announced new Safe Start phase limits. Below is from the Secretary of Health John Wiesman.
• Restaurant guidance includes the following changes (in effect July 30)
• Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits) service must end at 10 p.m. until Phase 4.
• Close down vending game areas (pool tables, darts, video games, etc.) until Phase 4.
• In Phase 3, table size reduced to 5 and occupancy reduced to 50% within restaurants.
• Bars are closed for indoor service. More information to come.
• Indoor dining is limited to members of the same household until Phase 4.
• No indoor family entertainment/recreational centers (mini golf, bowling alleys, arcades, etc.) until Phase 4.
• No indoor card rooms until Phase 4.
• Indoor movie theaters limited to 25% occupancy as a Phase 3 activity.
Fitness guidance to include the following changes:
• In Phase 2, only 5 individuals (not counting staff) are allowed for indoor fitness services. These individuals can participate in group fitness classes or exercise on their own.
• Reduce Phase 3 occupancy to 25% capacity. All group fitness classes are limited to no more than 10 (not counting the instructor).
Guidance for weddings and funerals (secular or non-secular) (in effect 8/6 ):
• During all phases, the maximum indoor occupancy is 20% capacity or up to 30 people, whichever is less, so long as six feet of physical distancing can be achieved between households.
• Only ceremonies are permitted. Receptions are prohibited. They must follow all other parts of the faith based guidance
Effective Saturday, July 25, the statewide order requiring the use of face coverings will be expanded to include any shared spaces. This includes places like elevators, hallways and shared spaces in apartment and condominium buildings, university housing, hotels and motels, and in congregate settings such as nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and adult family homes.


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