Safely reopening Marin County from COVID-19

Reopening Status

We are reopening Marin County in a phased and measured approach to help keep all residents safe and healthy. Below, please find a list of our phased reopening approach.

Phase 1 – starting March 15, 2020

Allowed businesses and industries:

  • Agriculture
  • Automobile & bicycle repair
  • Childcare for essential workers
  • Construction (partial)
  • Dental care
  • Essential government functions
  • Financial institutions
  • Food delivery services
  • Funeral Homes, mortuaries, & cemeteries
  • Gas stations
  • Grocery & other food stores
  • Healthcare, pharmacies & medical supply
  • Hotels, motels, & hospitality for essential purposes
  • Household repair services & hardware stores
  • Laundromats
  • Mailing and shipping services
  • Media services
  • Real estate for essential moves
  • Restaurants for curbside pick-up and delivery
  • Transportation services
  • Utilities
  • Veterinary care

Phase 2a – starting May 4, 2020

Allowed businesses and industries:

Read the full May 4, 2020 Public Health order for details

Phase 2b – starting May 18, 2020

Allowed businesses and industries:

Read the current Public Health order for details

Phase 2c – starting May 22, 2020

Allowed businesses and industries:

Phase 2d – starting June 1, 2020

Allowed businesses, industries and activities:

Read the full current Public Health order for details

Phase 2e – starting June 5, 2020

Businesses, industries and activities:

Phase 2f – starting June 12, 2020

Businesses and industries:

Phase 2g – starting June 19, 2020


Phase 2h (PART 1) – starting June 29, 2020

Businesses, industries and activities:

Based on permission from the state and current COVID-19 activity, we are working to continue to reopen different aspects of our economy. Below is a list of anticipated reopenings to allow our businesses time to prepare to reopen. This timeline is subject to change based local COVID-19 activity or state guidelines.

View "Marin’s Reopening At-A-Glance" PDF (English) (Spanish)


The following businesses, industries and activities were tentatively scheduled to open Monday, June 29, 2020.  However, due to elevated COVID-19 cases and hospitalization rates, Marin Public Health is temporarily slowing Marin's overall reopening pace.  Please return to this page at a later date for future reopening time frames.

TENTATIVE: Phase 2i – planned for July / August (specific date to be determined)

Businesses, industries and activities:

  • Higher Education
  • Faith-based and cultural organizations – indoor gatherings/ceremonies
  • Movie Theaters & Family Entertainment
  • Museums
  • Team Sports (without live audiences)
  • Wineries and Bars
  • Education – K-12 (guidelines announced June for implementation in Fall)

Targeted for future reopening (dates unknown)

  • Community centers – indoor
  • Concerts and live theater
  • Creative businesses (e.g., indoor group music or art classes
  • Fairs & festivals
  • Libraries – indoor
  • Personal training services (fewer than 4 people)
  • Pet-handlers,  pet-transporters, and pet-training services
  • Playgrounds
  • Limited Indoor & Outdoor Gatherings


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