California playgrounds can now reopen statewide under all coronavirus risk tiers, according to new guidance released by the state.
The California Department of Public Health on Monday issued guidance explaining how outdoor playgrounds and other recreational facilities must be used during the COVID-19 emergency. The guidance does not cover indoor playgrounds or family entertainment centers, which must remain closed.
The new rules require that everyone 2 years of age and older wear a face covering, and that children remain under adult supervision to ensure that masks stay on.
The guidance also requires that playgrounds post a maximum capacity, and that different households maintain a distance of six feet from each other.
Eating and drinking is restricted, in order to ensure mask use, and visits should be limited to 30 minutes when others are present, under the new guidance.
The guidance comes nearly two weeks after a group of nearly two