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Guidelines for Businesses


The Guidelines for Businesses section of is intended to provide current operating status and guidelines based on current State and local health orders and industry guidelines.  Industry pages are updated frequently to as new guidelines or operational orders are delivered from the State of California.

Reopening protocols are based on state and industry guidelines. These protocols offer business specific standards to support a safe and productive business environment. Posting of protocols here does not necessarily mean a business is open or prepared to open immediately. It is ultimately up to each business to determine when it is able reopen following authorization by the county’s Public Health Officer. General information regarding the Marin Recovers business reopening process may be found here.  An overview of current health order in effect for Marin County can be found on Marin Public Health's Current Public Health Orders webpage.

Industry Specific Guidance

Please click on an industry tab below to review the latest business operating protocols approved for that business type. The owner or manager of each business shall provide adequate training and enough staff, security, or patrolling to ensure compliance with the protocols. Sign up to receive emails with business community updates, including when protocols are posted or updated.

Site-Specific Protection Plan (SPP)

Each business must complete the COVID-19 Site-Specific Protection Plan (Revised Appendix A) prior to reopening (businesses already allowed to operate under prior orders have a two-week grace period until June 1 to complete and comply with the plan).

As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues to evolve and new Public Health Orders are issued both at the St, amendments to individual businesses’ SPPs may be needed in order to incorporate new requirements. Check this website frequently for updated information and tools for you to use in developing any needed amendments.

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