• Although the governor is not permitted to implement any new statewide orders until September 15, she is encouraging all counties to return back to Phase 2, which would close all bars and nightclubs and limit gatherings to 15 people.
  • The governor permitted restaurants to serve indoor and outdoor dining so long as patrons are properly distanced. Bars, however, are still not open for business.
  • All businesses are required to follow the state’s industry-specific guidelines regarding sanitation, and all customers must be at least six feet apart at all times.
  • There is a 10-person party limit, however, there are no strict capacity limits. Restaurants are only required to distance their customers.
  • On July 3, 2020, masks were required in all public spaces.
  • As of October 5, 2020, Kansas solidified a phased plan to reopen the state giving individual counties the power to determine reopening speed. Restaurants are permitted to open beginning in phase 1 while adhering to social distancing guidelines, and bars are permitted to open starting in phase 3.