SEATTLE -- Gov. Jay Inslee is laying out some new requirements for what dine-in services at restaurants will look like under phase two of his four-phase plan to reopen Washington.
Currently, eight counties across the state have been approved to move on to phase 2.
Under the new requirements, restaurant customers will see noticeable differences the next time they dine-in that include:
Restaurants must also adopt a written procedure for their dine-in services to resume. To see the complete list of requirements click here.
Under Phase 2, more recreational activities open up, including camping with fewer than five people from outside your household. Social gatherings with no more than five people from outside your household are also allowed under Phase 2.
Other businesses allowed to reopen under Phase 2 include:
- Remaining manufacturing
- Additional construction phases
- In-home/domestic services (nannies, housecleaning, etc.)
- Retail (in-store purchases allowed with restrictions)
- Real estate
- Professional services/office-based businesses (telework remains strongly encouraged)
- Hair and nail salons/barbers
- Pet grooming