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Tewksbury Town Officials Share Details of Phase 2 Business/Facilities Re-opening

(Editor's note: The following information was released by the Town of Tewksbury.)
With Governor Baker’s gradual reopening plan for the Commonwealth and the easing of restrictions during the phased reopening we wanted to give residents an update on the status of Phase 2, Step 1.
 Please keep in mind that this is an ever-changing situation with the unpredictability of this virus. Currently the following is allowed with Phase 2 Step 1:
  • Retail, with occupancy limits
  • Childcare facilities and day camps, with detailed guidance
  • Restaurants, outdoor table service only
  • Hotels and other lodgings for travelers, no events, functions or meetings
  • Warehouses and distribution centers
  •  Personal services without close physical contact, such as home cleaning, photography, window washing, career coaching and education tutoring
  • Post-secondary, higher education, vocational-tech and occupation schools for the purpose of completing graduation requirements
  • Youth and adult amateur sports, with detailed guidance
  • Outdoor recreation facilities Professional sports practices, no games or public admissions
  • Non-athletic youth instructional classes in arts, education or life skills and in groups of less than 10
  •  Driving and flight schools
  • Outdoor historical spaces, no functions, gatherings or guided tours
  • Funeral homes, with occupancy limits
The Town is working with the businesses within the portion of Phase 2 to assist them in following the Commonwealth’s guidelines as they reopen. Many of the businesses have plans in place to meet these guidelines and they will reopen beginning June 8, 2020.
For more information and guidance for reopening please go to the Town’s Website at https://www.tewksbury-ma.gov/home/urgent-alerts/clone-of-everything-you-need-to-know-duringthe-covid... or https://www.mass.gov/info-details/reopening-massachusetts.
 Please e-mail the Assistant Town Manager, Steve Sadwick ssadwick@tewksbury-ma.gov with any reopening questions.
Any food related questions, feel free to call the Health Department 978-640-4470, or email the Public Health Director, Susan Sawyer ssawyer@tewksbury-ma.gov
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