The following entities are permitted to reopen, with limitations, in Week
- Indoor dining at
restaurants at 50% capacity (Guidance)
- Large/specialty retail
- State park campgrounds
for in-state residents only (Guidance for
- Outdoor recreation
rentals (kayaks, bicycles, boats, rafts, canoes, ATVs and similar
- Outdoor motorsport and
powersport racing with no spectators
- Hatfield McCoy Trail
The executive order
requiring out-of-state travelers to self-quarantine is also currently
scheduled to be lifted during Week 4. In accordance with this scheduled
change, new guidance
documents are available for hotels, motels, condo
hotels, rental properties, and cabins.
In addition to the reopening of campgrounds at West Virginia state parks
to in-state residents, some public restrooms will also be reopened with
proper sanitization protocols in place.
Week 4 is now scheduled to commence next Thursday, May 21, 2020.
“West Virginians, you need to remain as focused as you possibly can,”
Gov. Justice said. “I would caution everyone, as we’re reopening, to
surely wear a mask when you’re indoors and to do everything you can
possibly do to wash your hands and maintain social distancing.
“As long as you continue to do what you’ve already done, we’ll be okay,”
Gov. Justice said.
Several additional types of businesses and entities will be permitted to
reopen in the weeks ahead. The opening schedule will be based upon the
recommendations of state medical experts and upon testing data available
at that time.
View the latest
COVID-19 data at Coronavirus.wv.gov
The Governor’s Office will announce when additional entities will be able
to reopen and will provide the associated guidance documents as soon as