New Bedford’s restaurant reopening advisory group, co-chaired by City Planner Tabitha Harkin and local businessman and restaurateur Stephen Silverstein, has released guidelines outlining outdoor dining which begins in Massachusetts including New Bedford on Monday, June 8, available at https://www.newbedford-ma.gov/health-department/city-guidance-on-reopening-of-dining-establishments/. Restaurant reopening begins with outdoor dining and appropriate social distancing.
Playgrounds will also reopen with social distancing. Outdoor recreation including youth and adult sports leagues and golf facilities reopen with the state’s guidelines on Monday, June 8. Retail businesses and close contact personal services also reopen Monday, June 8, with state guidelines. Detailed questions may be directed to the City’s Department of Parks, Recreation & Beaches.
Details on reopening in New Bedford are available at https://www.newbedford-ma.gov/health-department/coronavirus/. The page will be updated as further details to the Phase 2 reopening announcements are made by the state.
For more information on the status of reopening in New Bedford and other important news, visit the COVID-19 page on www.newbedford-ma.gov. For information on the masks available to any New Bedford resident who wants one, visit www.masknb.com.
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