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Businesses in Washoe County

The Regional Information Center is providing guidance to Washoe County residents and businesses regarding Governor Steve Sisolak’s Feb. 11, 2021 update on Nevada’s COVID-19 response efforts. 

The following updates and timeline are based on the state’s current mitigation measures and are outlined in detail in the latest edition of Nevada’s Roadmap to Recovery:

Starting Feb. 15, 2021

PUBLIC GATHERINGS & EVENTS

  • 100 individuals or 35% of fire code capacity, whichever is less, under strict social distancing requirements
  • Large Gathering Plans allowed for submission but cannot resume until March 1 and only if granted approval by applicable local health & state authorities

35% CAPACITY LIMIT

  • Food & Beverage Establishments: Restaurants, Bars, Pubs, Wineries, Distilleries & Breweries (those that serve food and those that do not)
  • Places of Worship
  • Gyms, Fitness Studios, Yoga Studios, Dance Studios, Martial Arts Studios & similar establishments
  • Gaming Floors
  • Arcades, Racetracks, Bowling Alleys, Mini-Golf, Pool Halls/Billiards Rooms, Amusement and Theme Parks & similar activities

50% CAPACITY LIMIT

  • Libraries, Museums, Art Galleries, Aquariums & Zoos
  • Retail Stores & Indoor Malls
  • Medicinal & Recreational Cannabis Establishments
  • Community/Recreational Centers (incl. public pools)

May operate under strict social distancing requirements and protocols established by existing Directives and/or guidance issued by the applicable regulatory body

  • Spas, Massage Therapy & Massage Establishments
  • Hair Salons, Barbershops, Nail Salons & businesses that provide Aesthetic Skin Services
  • Body Art & Piercing establishments

 

Starting March 15, 2021 

PUBLIC GATHERINGS & EVENTS

  • 250 individuals or 50% of fire code capacity, whichever is less, under strict social distancing requirements
  • Large Gathering Plans allowed for submission/approval

50% CAPACITY LIMIT

  • Libraries, Museums, Art Galleries, Aquariums & Zoos
  • Retail Stores & Indoor Malls
  • Medicinal & Recreational Cannabis Establishments
  • Community/Recreational Centers (incl. public pools)
  • Food & Beverage Establishments: Restaurants, Bars, Pubs, Wineries Distilleries & Breweries (those that serve food and those that do not)
  • Places of Worship
  • Gyms, Fitness Studios, Yoga Studios, Dance Studios, Martial Arts Studios & similar establishments
  • Gaming Floors
  • Arcades, Racetracks, Bowling Alleys, Mini-Golf, Pool Halls/Billiards Rooms, Amusement and Theme Parks & similar activities

YOUTH & ADULT RECREATIONAL SPORTS

  • Tournaments allowed to resume if Preparedness & Safety Plan approved by applicable state authorities

May operate under strict social distancing requirements and protocols established by existing Directives and/or guidance issued by the applicable regulatory body

  • Spas, Massage Therapy & Massage Establishments
  • Hair Salons, Barbershops, Nail Salons & businesses that provide Aesthetic Skin Services
  • Body Art & Piercing establishments

 

Starting May 1, 2021 

TRANSITION TO LOCAL AUTHORITY

  • Public Gatherings & Events
  • Libraries, Museums, Art galleries, Aquariums & Zoos
  • Retail Stores & Indoor Malls
  • Medicinal & Recreational Cannabis Establishments
  • Community/Recreational Centers (incl. public pools)
  • Food & Beverage Establishments: Restaurants, Bars, Pubs, Wineries Distilleries & Breweries (those that serve food and those that do not)
  • Places of Worship
  • Gyms, Fitness Studios, Yoga Studios, Dance Studios, Martial Arts Studios & similar establishments
  • Gaming Floors
  • Arcades, Racetracks, Bowling Alleys, Mini-Golf, Pool Halls/Billiards Rooms, Amusement and Theme Parks & similar activities

MUST OPERATE ACCORDING TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE NEVADA CANNABIS COMPLIANCE BOARD

  • Medicinal & Recreational Cannabis Establishments

MUST OPERATE ACCORDING TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE NEVADA GAMING CONTROL BOARD

  • Gaming Floors

May operate under strict social distancing requirements and protocols established by existing Directives and/or guidance issued by the applicable regulatory body

  • Spas, Massage Therapy & Massage Establishments
  • Hair Salons, Barbershops, Nail salons & Businesses that provide Aesthetic Skin Services
  • Body art & piercing establishments

 

Statewide directives that will remain in place to mitigate the spread will include, but not be limited to: face covering mandate and social distancing safety protocols.

For more information on State COVID-19 directives, visit the Nevada COVID-19 Response website