The safety of our community, businesses and visitors is our top priority. We’ve gathered information from a wide variety of resources to help your business prepare for a healthy and safe opening.
We can do this together! Let’s get the Yakima Valley open safely!
The Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce and Yakima County Development Association are distributing FREE cloth masks to businesses and individuals while supplies last. They come in packages of five. Call 509-248-2021 to make an appointment to pick up, and let them know how many packs you need.
Yakima County is currently in the Washington State COVID-19 phased recovery plan announced on 1/5/2021. Details can be see here
|Business Type||In-Store Retail||Personal Services: Hair/Nail Salons, Spas, Barber Shops, etc...||Pet Grooming||Restaurants & Food Service|
|Current Operating Restrictions EFFECTIVE 1/11/2021||Maximum capacity of 25%, curbside pick-up is encouraged||Indoor maximum capacity 25%||Indoor maximum capacity 25%||Indoor dining is prohibited, Outdoor dining, 11pm close, maximum 6 per table, limit 2 households per table. Outdoor Seating Guidelines. Outdoor Seating Toolkit.|
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|Business Type||Faith Based Organizations||Wineries & Breweries||Outdoor Sports & Fitness Centers
outdoor fitness and recreation sports, outdoor pools, outdoor parks, hiking trails and campsites, outdoor K-12 sports, outdoor personal training, dance and motorsports
|Current Operating Restrictions EFFECTIVE 1/11/2021||Indoor maximum capacity of 25%||Indoor tasting is prohibited, Outdoor tasting with food service okay, 11pm close, maximum 6 per table, limit 2 households per table, curbside pick-up available||Low and moderate risk sports permitted and training only (no tournaments), Outdoor guided activities, hunting, fishing, motorsports, parks, camping, hiking, biking,, running, snow sports are permitted|
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|Business Type||Indoor Recreation & Fitness Centers
gyms, fitness centers, indoor sports, indoor pools, indoor K-12 sports, inddor personal training, indoor dance, gymnastics, climbing, no-contact martial sports
|Social Gatherings||Indoor Movie Theatres||Misc Venues: convention/conference centers, hotel meeting space, event centers, fairgrounds, sporting arenas, etc|
|Current Operating Restrictions EFFECTIVE 1/11/2021||Low risk sports (Including dance, no-contact martial arts, gymnastics and climbing) permitted for practice and training only in stable groups of no more than 5 athletes. Appointment based fitness/training; 45 minute max session, no more than 1 customer/athlete per room or per 500sq.ft. for larger facilites||Indoor Gatherings Prohibited, Outdoor Gatherings, max of 10 people from outside your household, limit 2 households.||Private rentals/tours for individual households of no more than 6 people permitted. General admission prohibited||Business meetings, training, and testing that cannot be performed virtually. Retail events (including consumer trade shows/exhibits) is only permitted outdoors in Phase 3. Indoor capacity in each room or separate building is limited to 30% capacity or 200 people, whichever is less, as long as six feet of physical distance can be maintained by all attendees. Outdoor capacity is limited to 200 people.|
|Current Guidance Document||Fitness
Pools, Water Recreation
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|Business Type||Professional Services||Professional Photography||Museums||Weddings, Funerals, Memorial Services|
|Current Operating Restrictions EFFECTIVE 1/11/2021||Remote work strongly encouraged, 25% capacity otherwise||Remote work strongly encouraged, 25% capacity otherwise||Private rentals/tours for individual households of no more than 6 people permitted. General admission prohibited||Ceremonies limited to 30 people, Indoor receptions, wakes or similar gatherings in conjunction with such ceremonies are prohibited|
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SUBJECT TO CHANGE, this is based on guidance from Gov Inslee, State Dept of Health, as of 1/5/2021 date. Local officials do NOT have the authority to make changes without state approval.
Please ignore all other news sources and rely on only official information on YVOPENANDSAFE.com and the Yakima Health District COVID-19 website. All information on this site applies to YAKIMA COUNTY ONLY.