The following types of businesses may remain open.  However, proper physical distancing and sanitation practices must be observed for both employees and customers.  
  • Agriculture
  • Airlines
  • Alarm and security companies
  • Animal boarding, pet supply
  • Auto repair and service
  • Banks and other financial services
  • Blood donation centers
  • Businesses that supply essential businesses with necessary supplies or items required to work from home
  • Cemeteries, funeral parlors and internment services
  • Childcare facilities (with limitations)
  • Community gardens
  • Construction, architecture, engineering services 
  • Convenience stores
  • Distribution and delivery of essential consumer or business goods
  • Domestic violence shelters
  • Drive In theatres
  • Drug stores
  • Dry cleaners and laundromats
  • Electricians
  • Essential government services
  • Exterminators
  • Fabric stores
  • Farmer's markets, produce stands
  • Farming (all agriculture) and related support industries
  • Food cultivation and related support services
  • Food and goods delivery services
  • Food banks and other organizations that provide assistance to the disadvantaged
  • Food preparation facilities
  • Gas stations
  • Grocery stores
  • Hardware stores
  • Home-based care
  • Home repair and maintenance (landscaping, repairs)
  • Homeless service providers, shelters
  • Hospitals, clinics, and medical offices
  • Hotels and motels, bed and breakfasts, short term rentals (STRs) - non-recreational only
  • Janitorial and housekeeping services 
  • Lawn bowling, outdoor archery and shooting ranges, and other outdoor individual non-contact sports
  • Licensed firearm retailer
  • Mailing and shipping services
  • Manufacturing of essential consumer and business goods
  • Media, internet technology support
  • Online wholesale or retail sales
  • Pet grooming
  • Pharmacies
  • Plumbers, HVAC
  • Professional services (legal, insurance, title, accounting, mortgage brokers, payroll, and others as needed to assist with legally mandated or essential services)
  • Property management
  • Public transit, busses, rideshare, taxis, Uber, Lyft
  • Railroads
  • Recyclers, including electronics recyclers
  • Re-entry or rehabilitiation facilities
  • Retail
  • Residential facilities
  • Restaurants* (See limited services list)
  • Schools-public and private (distance learning, administration, and food only)
  • Solid waste haulers
  • Storage facilities
  • Swimming pool cleaning & maintenance for commercial, school & residential pools
  • Trucking and moving services
  • Utility providers-water, power, gas, cable, internet, cell service
  • Veterinarians

Information for essential businesses continuing to operate