As of November 17, 2020, Ventura County is in the Purple Tier 1.
Click here for the State of California's COVID-19 resources, including industry guidance.
Click here for the County of Ventura's COVID recovery resources.
In alignment with Purple Tier 1, the following sectors are permitted for OUTDOOR operations only until further notice. These sectors must still maintain mitigation measures (social distancing, face covering, and sanitation):
-Cardrooms, satellite wagering
-Family Entertainment Centers (e.g. bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages, kart racing, and arcades)
-Gyms and Fitness Centers
-Museums, zoos, aquariums
-Places of worship
-Playgrounds and recreational facilities
Bars, pubs, brewpups and breweries may operate outdoors if they are offering sit-down, outdoor meals. Outdoor operations may be conducted under a tent, canopy, or other shelter if no more than one side is closed.
In alignment with Purple Tier 1, the following sectors are open for INDOOR operations. These sectors must still maintain mitigation measures (social distancing, face covering, and sanitation) and specific modifications in parenthesis below:
-All retail (maximum 25% capacity)
-Hair salons and barbershops
-Libraries (maximum 25% capacity)
-Nail salons and electrolysis operations
-Personal care services (e.g. body waxing, estheticians, tattoo, massage)
-Professional sports (without live audiences)
-Shopping centers (e.g. malls, destination centers, swap meets, excluding food courts and common areas) (maximum 25% capacity)
Requirements for Reopening Your Business:
Before reopening, all facilities must register at vcreopens.com and confirm the following:
-Review the guidance published by the State of California for the specific industry at covid19.ca.gov/roadmap
-Complete a detailed risk assessment of your business in accordance with state guidelines
-Complete a written worksite-specific COVID-19 prevention plan and post it in your business (see below for templates)
-Implement the prevention measures identified in your worksite-specific COVID-19 Prevention Plan
-Designate an on-duty employee responsible for monitoring compliance with your plan
-Complete the attestation form at www.vcemergency.com/business-attestation.
Businesses can reopen after they meet each of the steps. They do not need a formal inspection before they reopen as long as they have followed the guidelines. A site visit may be conducted at a future date.
BELOW ARE TEMPLATES THAT WILL SATISFY THE COVID-19 PREVENTION PLAN REQUIREMENTS. A COMPLETED SAMPLE TEMPLATE CAN BE VIEWED HERE. YOU CAN CHOOSE ONE OF THESE FOR YOUR INDUSTRY TYPE OR COMPLETE YOUR OWN