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Posted on: May 26, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Re-opening MA: Phase II - Step II - June 22, 2020

Date of Record: June 19, 2020 - Governor Charlie Baker’s Press Release

The following businesses/services will be eligible reopen in Step II in Phase II on June 22, 2020:

Full list and safety protocols available at 


  • COVID-19 control plan template – Template that satisfies the written control plan requirement for self-certification
  • Compliance attestation poster – Poster that customer facing businesses are required to print, sign, and post in an area within the business premises that is visible to workers and visitors
  • Employer and Worker posters – Posters that businesses can print and display within the business premises to describe the rules for maintaining social distancing, hygiene protocols, and cleaning and disinfecting


Governor Charlie Baker previously announced that the re-opening will take place over Four Phases: “Start,” “Cautious,” “Vigilant,” and “New Normal.” Each phase will be triggered by health indicators, including testing results and infection rates, hospitalizations and other metrics. All businesses and expanded activities, including governmental services, will need to comply with mandatory safety standards for workplaces that were previously announced, including social distancing, hygiene protocols, staffing / operations, cleaning and disinfecting.

Phase II - visual aid from Governor Baker's Re-opening Massachusetts

Please visit Re-opening Massachusetts to view the comprehensive plan on safely re-opening the Massachusetts economy, getting people back to work, and easing social restrictions while minimizing the health impacts of COVID-19.

Re-opening Massachusetts
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