It's already been nice knowing that Springfield is working on opening back up, and it looks like even more normalcy is to come. Phase 1 of the COVID-19 recovery plan expires May 31st – so, this past Friday, the Springfield City Council outlined a rough draft of what Phase 2 might look like. Scroll down to check out some highlights from the plan, and find the link to the full outline below!
PUBLIC GATHERINGS: Up to 50 people.
RESTAURANTS & BARS: Open with 25% occupancy limit for indoor/outdoor areas
GYMS & FITNESS CENTERS: Open with 25% occupancy limit (includes employees) per square footage measurements.
RELIGIOUS SERVICES, WEDDINGS & FUNERALS: In-person services allowed to operate with 25% of occupancy limit in place.
ENTERTAINMENT VENUES & MUSEUMS: Open with 25% occupancy limit.
SPORTS & SPORTING EVENTS: Non-contact sports/activities allowed with 25% occupancy in spectator areas. Non-contact practices of contact sports allowed with no more than 25 people coordinated in stable, separated groups.
PERSONAL CARE SERVICES: Open with 25% occupancy limit (includes employees). No square footage requirement.
Here’s a link to the entire thing: https://www.springfieldmo.gov/DocumentCenter/View/48899/Road-to-Recovery-Draft-Plan