• News Release: 6/5/2020 Louisiana Enters Phase Two Reopening

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    June 05, 2020
    Louisiana Enters Phase Two Reopening
    Friday, June 5, 2020 
    St. John the Baptist Parish - Louisiana will enter Phase Two of Reopening effective today, Friday, June 5, 2020. 
    During Phase Two, the following businesses can operate at 50% capacity:
    • Restaurants, cafes and coffee shops
    • Gyms and fitness centers
    • Barber and beauty shops and nail salons
    • Bars and breweries with LDH food permits (without LDH food permits will be able to open at 25% occupancy)
    • Massage establishments, spas and tattoo establishments (under strict guidance from LDH), esthetician services (under strict guidance from the Cosmetology Board)
    • Event centers and wedding venues
    • Outdoor playgrounds and play centers (children must be accompanied by an adult)
    • Casinos and video poker establishments may open at 50 percent occupancy, but limited to 75 percent of their gaming positions, with spacing to allow for social distancing and with enhanced sanitation (Note: Plans must be submitted to the Gaming Control Board for additional guidance) 
    Businesses that will remain closed during Phase Two include: 
    • Contact sports, children's indoor play centers and theme parks
    • Concert and music halls, and other similar businesses 
    For specific guidance, please visit gov.louisiana.gov. Businesses can send questions and inquiries regarding Phase Two to stjohnstrong@stjohn-la.gov or register at opensafely.gov.