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Santa Cruz County Now in the Orange Tier

Updated: Feb 15, 2022

Santa Cruz County moves into the Orange Tier (Tier 3). Some indoor business operations can open with modifications:

Restaurants max 50% capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer

Gyms and Fitness Centers max 25% capacity + indoor pools

Museums, Zoos, Aquariums indoor activities max 50% capacity

Movie Theaters max 50% capacity or 200 people, whichever fewer

Small Amusement Parks with 25% capacity or 500 people, whichever is fewer and outdoor attractions, in-county visitors, and advanced reservations only

Live Audience Sports with restrictions

Shopping Centers (Malls, Destination Centers, Swap Meets) with: Closed common areas and Reduced capacity food courts (see restaurants)

Hotels and Lodging with Fitness centers with 25% max capacity + indoor pools

Places of Worship with max 50% capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer

Bars, Breweries, and Distilleries (where no meal provided) open outdoors with modifications

Wineries with 25% max capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer


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