Hospitality, Restaurant and Bar Industry COVID-19 Resource Center
The hospitality, restaurant, and bar industry has been hit hard by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Across the country, state and local governments are issuing orders, regulations, directives, and other guidance that alter or restrict the operations of restaurants and bars in an attempt to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional direction addressing re-opening of these and other establishments is also being provided. Below is a list of certain recent government orders, regulations, directives, and other guidance affecting this industry, organized by state.
Government Orders & Compliance
Pennsylvania Alaska Arizona Arkansas California COLORADO Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Illinois Kentucky Maryland Michigan MINNESOTA Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey NEW MEXICO New York NORTH CAROLINA NORTH DAKOTA Ohio south carolina TENNESSEE TEXAS WASHINGTON wisconsin
Municipality of Anchorage Proclamation of Additional Emergency Order EO-14 Return to Modified Version of Phase Two: Gathering Limits, Capacity Limitations at Bars, Restaurants, Gyms and More (July 22, 2020).
California Department of Public Health Order Prohibiting Indoor Dining (July 13, 2020)
California Department of Public Health: Proposal for Selective Sector Closing of Bars in Counties on the County Monitoring List (June 28, 2020)
Los Angeles County
San Diego County
Santa Clara County
Order of the Health Officer of the County of Santa Clara Establishing Revised Mandatory Risk Reduction Measures Applicable to All Activities and Sectors to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic (August 28, 2020)
Town of Estes Park
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Miami Dade County
Executive Order No. 163 (July 8, 2020)
Executive Directive No. 20-019 (Revised) COVID-19 Protocols for Food or Beverage Establishments Offering Service in Outdoor Areas Pursuant to Executive Orders Nos. 150, 157 and 158 (June 29, 2020).
New York City
State of Washington: Office of the Governor: Gatherings Limited, Live Entertainment Prohibited, Modifications to Restaurants/Taverns, Family Entertainment and Recreational Centers, Card Rooms, Movie Theaters, Weddings and Funerals and Safe Start Plan Adjusted – Proclamations 20-25, “Stay Home – Stay Healthy” through 20-25.6, “Safe Start – Stay Healthy” (July 28, 2020)
Check back often as this compilation is updated routinely. Additional states, orders, regulations, directives, and other guidance are added on an on-going basis.
If you are aware of an order or other guidance that is not posted on this page, please submit it to us via email.
Please note that state and local governments may have issued additional orders and guidance other than those included herein. The orders and guidance included herein are ones potentially most relevant to the hospitality, restaurant, and bar industry. Please make sure to review any and all potentially applicable orders and guidance in your jurisdiction. To the extent you need assistance with that, please contact your local officials or authorities and/or legal counsel.
Leech Tishman endeavors to keep this resource center current and up to date. However, facts and circumstances are consistently changing, and various jurisdictions are consistently issuing, withdrawing, or revising various orders. As such, Leech Tishman does not represent that the information, including orders and guidance, included in this resource center is complete or current. As such, if you have any questions or concerns about the current situation in your jurisdiction, please contact your local officials or authorities and/or legal counsel.