COVID-19 Business Roadmap

Re-opening Stage 3

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While we continue to navigate the effects of COVID-19 on our business community, the City of Citrus Heights is here for you. We have gathered some tools and resources to help you prepare for the phased re-opening outlined by the Governor, and we have summarized what these directives mean for the Citrus Heights community. Detailed information can be found in the Governor’s Resiliency Roadmap.

The City of Citrus Heights, in following the Sacramento County amended Public Health Order published on June 12, 2020, will relax restrictions on low-risk businesses consistent from the directions of the State of California, and move further into Stage 3 of the state’s Resilience Roadmap. Businesses and activities currently allowed to re-open in Stage 3 are outlined below.  

Latest Updates: 7/2/2020

    As of 7/1/2020 the following industry sectors must close indoor operations:

   ✔️ Restaurants

   ✔️ Wineries and Tasting Rooms

   ✔️ Movie Theaters

   ✔️ Family Entertainment Centers

   ✔️ Zoos & Museums

   ✔️ Cardrooms

Newly added industries:

✔️ Nail salons

✔️ Tattoo parlors

✔️ Massage therapy

✔️ Waxing

✔️ Body art

✔️ Piercing

✔️ Estheticians

✔️ Hotels, lodging, and short-term rentals

✔️ Campgrounds, RV parks, and Outdoor Recreation

✔️ Gyms and fitness facilities

✔️ Pools

✔️ Museums, galleries, zoos, and aquariums

✔️ Family entertainment centers

✔️ Movie theaters

✔️ Day Camps

✔️ Tribal casinos

 ✔️ Card rooms, satellite wagering facilities, and racetracks

Industries Included in Stage 2

✔️ Restaurants may utilize outdoor dining only (curbside pick-up and delivery still encouraged for those in the at-risk population)

✔️Small offices may reopen when tele-work is not possible 

✔️Child care, day care, and family day care

✔️Outdoor gyms and recreation (including dog parks and tennis courts)

✔️Outdoor museums, art galleries, and theaters

✔️Full public transportation 

✔️Car washes

✔️Pet grooming 

✔️Micro enterprise retail and storefronts—which means ideally 10 employees or less 

✔️Medical and dental preventive services and elective surgeries as clinically appropriate

✔️Agriculture, food, and beverage cultivation, process, and distribution 

✔️Businesses that supply/support essential businesses may open by appointment only

✔️Plumbers, electricians, landscapers, etc. may resume using social distancing and personal protective equipment

✔️Outdoor Venues: allowed to provide drive-through graduation ceremonies 

✔️ Places of Worship (at 25% of building’s capacity, up to 100 people)

✔️ Salons & Barbershops

✔️ In-store Retail Shopping

If your business is included in the categories above, please prepare a plan based on the guidance for your industry (below), contact us if you have questions, and put your plan into action.

Before Reopening, All Facilities Must

  1. Perform a detailed risk assessment and implement a site-specific protection plan
  2. Train employees on how to limit the spread of COVID-19, including how to screen themselves for symptoms and stay home if they have them
  3. Implement individual control measures and screenings
  4. Implement disinfecting protocols
  5. Implement physical distancing guidelines
  6. Complete your industry-specific checklist (below) and post a copy publicly, for customers and employees

As we work to lessen the impacts of COVID-19 on our community, it is critical that employees needing to self-isolate because of COVID-19 are encouraged to stay at home, with sick leave policies to support that. Please help us prevent further infection in your workplace. See additional information on government programs supporting sick leave and worker’s compensation for COVID-19.

Statewide Guidance and Checklists by Industry:

California’s Four Stage Plan to Re-open

Stage 1 – Safety and Preparedness

Make workplaces safe for our essential workers.

Stage 2 – Lower-Risk Workplaces

Early: Gradually reopen retail (curbside only), manufacturing, and logistics. 

Later: Relax retail restrictions, adapt and reopen schools, child care, offices, limited hospitality, and personal services.

Stage 3 – Higher-risk Workplaces

Adapt and reopen movie theaters, religious services, and more personal and hospitality services. 

Stage 4 – End of Stay Home Order 

Reopen areas of highest risk: e.g. Concerts, conventions, sports arenas.


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