• How can I protect myself and my family? Stay home when you’re sick. Avoid close contact like hugs, kisses, handshakes, groups over 10, sharing a plate, etc. Wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap and water.
  • Coronavirus is Lonely. Victims who are hospitalized arent allowed to see their families in quarantine
  • Stay inside. Check in. Wash your hands. Stay home to save a life.
  • Know that we are all in this together, even at a distance. Stay home to save a life.
  • Coronavirus is real and its taking lives in Baltimore
  • People between the ages of 10-39 are getting coronavirus at high rates
  • Anyone can get and anyone can give coronavirus
  • What are the symptoms of COVID-19? Cough, fever greater than 100.4 degrees, shortness of breath.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

The new Phase 1 restrictions go into effect on Monday, February 22nd at 6:00am
For more information, visit our Executive Order Frequently Asked Questions page.

ID: New Baltimore City Executive Order Phase One Restrictions

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February 22nd Executive Order Summary


  • Gatherings will need to comply with any relevant capacity based upon the space in which they're located.

Religious Facilities

  • Limited to 25% of maximum occupancy

Indoor Recreational Establishments

  • All indoor recreation sites except adult entertainment and hooah/cigar lounges will be allowed to reopen at 25% capacity.

Outdoor Recreational Establishments

  • Limited to 25% of maximum occupancy

Organized Amateur Sports

  • Allowed with certain guidelines in place

    Fitness Centers

    • Limited to 25% of maximum occupancy
    • Fitness classes are allowed- 10 person limit or 25% capacity, whichever is greater- social distancing and masks required. 


    • Limited to 25% of maximum occupancy
    • Dining areas allowed to reopen, following the requirements of foodservice establishments

    Foodservice Establishments

    • Outdoor dining can resume at 50% capacity. If space is tented, the tent needs to be open on all sides.
    • Indoor dining can resume at 25% capacity, but patrons are only allowed to stay for one hour.
    • Bars without food licenses will also be allowed to reopen- 50% outdoors, 25% indoors.
    • Removal of one-hour time limit for foodservice establishments
    • Carry-out, delivery, and drive-through service may continue.
    • All food service establishments must keep a log of contact information for patrons and staff for contact tracing purposes.

    Personal Services

    • Limited to 25% of maximum occupancy
    • Staff must wear face-covering at all times while indoors
    • Services must be provided on an appointment-only basis, and a log must be kept of names of customers, staff providing services, and other residents who enter the shop


    • May continue to operate with curbside pickup service

    Museums Zoos, Aquariums

    • Limited to 25% of maximum occupancy

    Theaters and Outdoor Entertainment Venues

    • Live streaming of performance is allowed.
    • Live entertainment is permitted as long as performers wear masks and adhere to social distancing. 
    • Indoor theaters are limited to the lesser of 25% occupancy or 100 persons. 
    • Outdoor entertainment venues are limited to the lesser of 25% occupancy of 250 persons.