Updated Phase 2 Guidelines Allows Museums, Art Galleries, Bowling Alleys to Reopen

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Featured - Phase 2On Monday, Montgomery County updated its phase 2 reopening guidelines with the unanimous approval by the County Council.

Here’s what the updated guidelines now allow for:

  • Museums and art galleries can now reopen with restrictions.
  • Bowling alleys can reopen with restrictions.
  • Food service facilities are requred to post signs that advice customers about wearing face coverings and adhering to social distancing guidlines.
  • Soccer has been recategorized as a “medium risk” sport, which allows for scrimmages and games.
  • “Face covering” has been more clearly defined to include that chins, mouths, and noses must be covered, and face coverings need to be secured to a person’s head.
  • Sport tournaments are prohibited unless a letter of approval is issued by the county.
  • Only a maximum of 50 people—including coaches, participants, spectators—are allowed to attend sporting events.
  • Teams from outside of Washington D.C., Maryland, or Virginia are not allowed at sporting events.

According to a county news release, the phase 2 guidelines were updated with guidance from County Health Office Dr. Travis Gayles, based on contact tracing data. The guidelines went into effect 5 p.m. Monday. Recommendations for sports are subject to be changed or modified if a sport is deemed to be safer.

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