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Central WA Phase 1 restaurants can now have 25 percent indoor seating
This loosening of restrictions impacts Chelan, Douglas, Benton, Franklin and Yakima counties that are in a modified Phase 1 per Washington’s Safe Start plan.
More hospitality details:
- Restaurants can operate as outlined in Phase 2 guidance, with guest occupancy indoors limited to 25% of maximum building occupancy as determined by the fire code. Outdoor seating is permitted at 50% capacity.
- Wineries, breweries, distilleries and taverns can have indoor seating at 25% of building capacity if they meet Liquor Control Board foodservice requirements.
- Outdoor card rooms can operate with a limit of 50 people plus staff.
- Social gatherings are only allowed outdoors with five or fewer people outside the household per week. Physical distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained.
Click here to read the complete list of updates for these counties released on Aug. 25.