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Yakima Valley Safe and Open Business Resources

Yakima Valley Open and Safe Business Resources

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.

Washington State Covid-19 Vaccine Phases

Washington State Covid-19 Vaccine Phases

Yakima County is in Phase 2

Yakima County is currently in the Washington State COVID-19 phased recovery plan announced on 1/5/2021. Details can be see here

Yakima County COVID-19 Business and Activities Operations

Updated 2/14/2021

Retail, Personal Services, Pet Grooming, Restaurants

Business Type In-Store Retail Personal Services: Hair/Nail Salons, Spas, Barber Shops, etc... Pet Grooming Restaurants & Food Service
Open/Closed Open Open Open Open
Current Operating Restrictions EFFECTIVE 2/14/2021 Maximum capacity of 25%, curbside pick-up is encouraged Indoor maximum capacity 25% Indoor maximum capacity 25% Indoor dining available 25% capacity, end alcohol service/delivery at 11PM. Outdoor or open-air dining available, max 6 per table, limit 2 households per table. Outdoor Seating Guidelines Outdoor Seating Toolkit.
Current Guidance Document Guidance Document Guidance Document Guidance Document Guidance Document

Faith Based Organizations, Wineries & Breweries, Outdoor Recreation

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
Open/Closed Open Open Open
Current Operating Restrictions EFFECTIVE 2/14/2021 Indoor maximum capacity of 25% Indoor tasting available 25% capacity, end alcohol service/delivery at 11PM. Outdoor or open-air dining available, max 6 per table, limit 2 households per table. Outdoor Seating Guidelines Outdoor Seating Toolkit. Low, moderate, and high-risk sports competitions allowed(no tournaments), maximum 200 including spectators.
Current Guidance Document Guidance Document Guidance Document Guidance Document

Indoor Recreation & Fitness Centers, Social Gatherings, Indoor Theatres, Misc. Venues

Business Type Indoor Recreation & Fitness Centers
gyms, fitness centers, indoor sports, indoor pools, indoor K-12 sports, indoor 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
Open/Closed Open Open Open Open
Current Operating Restrictions EFFECTIVE 2/14/2021 Low and moderate risk sports competitions permitted (no tournaments). High risk sports permitted for practice and training. Fitness and training and indoor sports maximum 25% capacity. Indoor gatherings max of 5 people from outside your household, limit 2 households. Outdoor gartherings max of 15 people from outside your household, limit 2 households. Maximum 25% capacity or 200 people, whichever is less. If food or drinks are served, eating and drinking requirements apply. 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 25% 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. For very large venues over 100,000 sq.ft. in size, the capacity is capped at 300 people (excluding staff).
Current Guidance Document Fitness
Sporting Activities
Pools, Water Recreation
Coming Soon Guidance Document Guidance Document

Professional Services, Professional Photography, Museums, Weddings, Funerals, Memorial Services

Business Type Professional Services Professional Photography Museums Weddings, Funerals, Memorial Services
Open/Closed Open Open Open Open
Current Operating Restrictions EFFECTIVE 2/14/2021 Remote work strongly encouraged, 25% capacity otherwise Remote work strongly encouraged, 25% capacity otherwise Maximum 25% capacity or 200 people, whichever is less. If food or drinks are served, eating and drinking requirements apply. Ceremonies and indoor receptions, wakes, or similar gatherings in conjunction with such ceremonies are permitted and must follow the appropriate venue requirements. If food or drinks are served, eating and drinking requirements apply. Dancing is prohibited.
Current Guidance Document Guidance Document Guidance Document Guidance Document Guidance Document

SUBJECT TO CHANGE, this is based on guidance from Gov Inslee, State Dept of Health.  Local officials do NOT have the authority to make changes without state approval.

Resources


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.



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