Plans Outlined for Certain Businesses to Reopen

Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday offered new details on guidelines for businesses and health care providers looking to restart safely.

Beshear provided updated information for employers relaunching under Kentucky’s Healthy at Work initiative. 

Beshear asked the business community across the state for proposals on how those businesses plan to operate while keeping their customers safe, more than 1,000 plans were received.

Under the schedule outlined by Gov. Beshear yesterday, more businesses will re-open May 11th with new minimum requirements, as well as industry specific requirements.    

Among the businesses that will be allowed to operate:

*Manufacturing, distribution and supply chain businesses


*Vehicle and boat dealerships

*Office-based businesses (at 50% pre-pandemic capacity)

*Horse racing (no fans in attendance)

*Pet care, grooming and boarding


Beshear reminded folks that we are “still dealing with a very deadly virus out there” More announcement on other re-openings are expected in the next few days.

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