Understanding and responding to the business and legal impacts of COVID-19

Government Affairs Special Evening Update

Phase 2 Special Update

May 26, 2020

After dealing with technical difficulties, Governor Steve Sisolak’s office released further information Tuesday night on a Phase 2 reopening plan for Nevada. Highlights include:

  • Gyms, fitness facilities and other studios may reopen with limited capacity and strict social distancing
  • Bar areas in restaurants may reopen, and bars and taverns that do not serve food may reopen under the 50-percent capacity and strict social distancing
  • Aesthetic and other skin services, such as facials, hair removal, tanning, eyelash services, massages, and more may open, by appointment only, with strict social distancing and face coverings by employees being worn at all times
  • Body art and piercing establishments may reopen with social distancing guidelines, with no body art and piercings being done around the nose or mouth
  • Aquatic facilities and swimming pools, along with water parks, may open at 50-percent capacity
  • Indoor venues such as movie theaters, bowling alleys, and indoor malls may reopen with occupancy restrictions and strict social distancing guidelines
  • Museums, art galleries, zoos and aquariums may open at 50-percent capacity
  • Houses of worship are encouraged to continue providing online services, but they may reopen their doors for gatherings with a maximum of 50 people in attendance
  • The target date for gaming reopening remains at Thursday, June 4, and an industry notice from the Gaming Control Board is set to be released tomorrow

You can find Governor Sisolak’s full remarks here.

Please continue to refer to our Firm website for resources and information: https://www.mcdonaldcarano.com/coronavirus.


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