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Maryland Governor Announces Stage 3 Reopening Effective September 4th

Maryland Governor Announces Stage 3 Reopening Effective September 4th

MARYLAND GOVERNOR LARRY HOGAN ANNOUNCES STAGE 3 REOPENING EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH AT 5:00 PM

Today, Governor Larry Hogan announced the Stage 3 reopening of all businesses effective this Friday at 5:00 pm.  As with prior announcements, local jurisdictions may opt out of these reopenings and continue closures or impose stricter requirements.  Similar to Phase 2, special attention should be paid to directives from the local jurisdictions in the Baltimore/Washington Corridor, several of whom did not enact Phase 2 as soon as it was authorized by the Governor.  Entities should continue social distancing and take enhanced safety precautions. Businesses that can reopen this Friday at 5:00 pm include:

  • Movie theaters and indoor performance theaters can reopen to 50% capacity or 100 persons per auditorium, whichever is less, 50% or 250 persons for outdoor facilities whichever is less
  • Retailers can open to 75% capacity

See the Roadmap to recovery document for Stage 3 and link to the press conference below.

https://governor.maryland.gov/recovery/#:~:text=Maryland%20Strong%3A%20Roadmap%20to%20Recovery,flattened%20and%20lengthened%20the%20curve.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lV0h-C_ELE8&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0QNG2oZRs2maMGqMlRsZvPKJYmW8_CxblnMkSiy34_M3WIMXuweVxuxpo

This process remains fluid based on developments pertaining to COVID-19 and we will continue to monitor these matters.  Please feel free to contact us at any time if you have any questions or need assistance.

For more information on this and all other COVID-19 related issues please visit our regularly updated RWL COVID-19 Subgroup Page:  https://www.rwllaw.com/covid-19-information-and-assistance/.

We will continue to provide updates as they become available.  At RWL we continue to stand ready to assist you during these difficult times.  We can be reached at (410) 269-5066, online at https://www.rwllaw.com/ and on Facebook, LinkedIn.

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