Redwood City – As of Aug. 1 mid-day, the state has informed San Mateo County that due to being more than 3 days on the COVID monitoring list, specific indoor businesses must cease operations, unless they can be modified to operate outside or by pick-up. Beginning 12:01 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, the state order to close or move outside applies to the following businesses:
• Gyms and fitness centers
• Places of worship and cultural ceremonies, like weddings and funerals
• Offices for non-critical infrastructure sectors
• Personal care services, like nail salons and body waxing
• Hair salons and barbershops
• Shopping malls
Shops that offer tattoos, piercings, and electrolysis may not be operated outdoors and must close.
Businesses should visit the state website for industry guidance: https://covid19.ca.gov/roadmap-counties/#track-data
Information about the County of San Mateo’s response to COVID-19 is at www.smcgov.org.