Workers at these businesses must wear face coverings over their noses and mouths while performing their jobs. These face coverings must be provided by their employer and are not required to be medical-grade masks or N95 respirators; cloth coverings, such as scarves and bandanas are suitable.

In addition, employers of all essential workers must permit their employees to wash their hands or use hand sanitizer at least every 30 minutes.

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All customers/consumers and visitors of the identified businesses and organizations must also wear face coverings to provide additional protection for employees and other customers, and may be refused admission or service if they fail to wear a face covering. 

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All establishments engaged in the retail sale of unprepared food, canned food, dry goods, non-alcoholic beverages, fresh fruits and vegetables, pet supply, fresh meats, fish, and poultry, as well as hygienic products and household consumer products necessary for personal hygiene or the habitability, sanitation, or operation of residences;

Gas stations and auto-supply, auto-repair, and automotive dealerships;

Bicycle repair and supply shops;

Hardware stores;Plumbers, electricians, exterminators, and other service providers who provide services that are necessary to maintaining the habitability, sanitation, and operation of residences and Essential Businesses;

Laundromats, drycleaners, and laundry service providers;

Restaurants and other facilities that prepare and serve food;

Funeral home providers, mortuaries, cemeteries, and crematoriums;

Businesses that have the primary function of shipping or delivering groceries, food, or other goods directly to residences or businesses.

Taxis, rental car companies, rideshare services, and other private transportation providers; and

Professional services, such as legal, notary, or accounting services.