|Early Closure of Businesses Order Rescinded: Effective Monday, January 25th|
|Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito announced today changes to various advisories and executive orders pertaining to COVID-19 and reopening:|
Stay at Home Advisory Rescinded: Effective Monday, January 25th at 5:00 am, the DPH Stay at Home Advisory for the hours of 10:00 pm – 5:00 am is rescinded.
Early Closure of Businesses Order Rescinded: Effective Monday, January 25th at 5:00am, the Mandatory Early Closure of Businesses Order requiring certain businesses to close by 9:30 pm will be rescinded. On Monday, January 25th at 5:00 am, the following businesses and activities listed below may operate past 9:30 pm:
Arcades & Other Indoor & Outdoor Recreation (Phase 3, Step 1 businesses only)
Indoor and Outdoor Events
Movie Theaters and Outdoor Performance Venues
Drive-In Movie Theaters
Youth and Adult Amateur Sports Activities
Recreational Boating and Boating Businesses (e.g. charter boats)Outdoor Recreational Experiences
Casinos and Horse Tracks/Simulcast Facilities
Driving and Flight Schools
Zoos, Botanical Gardens, Wildlife Reserves, Nature Centers
Close Contact Personal Services (e.g. hair and nail salons)Museums/Cultural & Historical Facilities/Guided Tours
Gyms/Fitness Centers and Health Clubs
Indoor and Outdoor Pools
Gatherings may go beyond 9:30 pm.
Liquor stores and other retail establishments that sell alcohol may sell alcohol past 9:30 pm; adult use cannabis retailers may also sell cannabis after 9:30 pm.
Note – Phase 3, Step 2 businesses must remain fully closed.
Temporary Capacity and Gathering Limits Extended: The 25% temporary capacity and gathering limits remain in place until 5:00 AM on Monday February 8th.