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  • Writer's pictureLisa Fagan

Weekly Update 6.12.20


All social distancing protocols remain in force: stay 6ft apart, wear masks, wash hands. The Governor encourages work-from-home whenever possible.

For all EO’s:

No municipality, county, or any other agency or political subdivision of this State shall enact or enforce any order, rule, regulation, ordinance, or resolution which will or might in any way conflict with any of the provisions of Executive Order No. 149 (2020), or which will or might in any way interfere with or impede its achievement.


· Indoor gatherings limited from 10 to 50 people or 25% of a building’s capacity – whichever is lower.

· Outdoor gatherings limited from 25 to 100 effective immediately — with an exception explicitly allowing outdoor gatherings of more than 100 persons for First Amendment-protected outdoor activities such as protests and religious events.

· All outdoor rec and entertainment businesses can open – except for waterparks, arcades, and amusement parks.

· Outdoor gatherings may increase to 250 people on June 22 and to 500 people on July 3 allowing outdoor graduation ceremonies.

June 15, 2020

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· Outdoor Dining only - Restaurants, cafeterias, dining establishments, and food courts with limited capacity. Patrons may enter for restroom facilities or to pass through to outdoor seating. Smoking is temporarily prohibited in outdoor dining space. Establishments should seek municipal guidance for permissible outdoor areas.

· Nonessential retail businesses may open.

· Childcare centers and other childcare facilities may open.

· Picnic areas and pavilions shall be open to the public at all state parks and forests.

June 22, 2020

· Public pools may open. See guidelines in Executive Orders.

· Hair salons, nail salons, barbershops and tattoo parlors may open.

· Sporting activities, including organized sporting activities, are permitted in outdoor settings only, provided that they do not involve person-to-person contact or routinely entail individuals interacting within six feet of one another.

June 30, 2020

· High school sporting activities under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (“NJSIAA”) may resume in accordance with reopening protocols issued by NJSIAA, which shall consider DOH guidance in issuing these protocols.

July 6, 2020

· Youth summer camps shall be permitted to operate; residential and overnight camps are prohibited from operating.


· Gyms, libraries, museums, and some government services like the DMV.



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