Milwaukee enters Phase 3 of reopening plan

June 11, 2020

Bars, restaurants can open for indoor service at 25 percent capacity

Milwaukee officially moved to phase 3 of its reopening plan at 2 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2020, Mayor Tom Barrett announced Thursday, June 4, 2020.

• Businesses can be open at 50 percent capacity of occupancy, with a maximum of 250 people.
• Childcare centers can operate at 50 percent capacity.
• Public and private events are allowed at 25 percent capacity with a maximum of 250 people.
• Bars and restaurants can open for indoor service at 25 percent capacity.
• Indoor dining will be allowed at 25 percent capacity.
• Outdoor dining will be allowed with precautions and social distancing.
• Salons and barbershops will continue to operate with the current restrictions at 25 percent capacity.
• Gyms will be allowed at 25 percent capacity.
• Potawatomi Hotel and Casino will be opening at 25 percent capacity and guests will be required to bring masks and undergo a temperature check.

Barrett said he expects business owners to take necessary precautions.

Residents were still encourage to practice social distancing when possible and wear a face mask to protect themselves and others from the spread of the coronavirus.

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley said county beer gardens can open next week.

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