PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Entering the ‘Yellow’ phase of Governor Wolf’s reopening plan is the first step in getting the economy going again across the state.
Retail stores with outside doors, offices and childcare centers were all able open their doors for the first time in weeks starting Friday.READ MORE: Victim In Last Night's Deadly Shooting Near Quarry Field In Pittsburgh's South Side Slopes Identified
Some restrictions are still in place during this phase.
Social distancing guidelines are to be followed at businesses that have reopened.
State and health leader advise the use of curbside pickup or delivery options if available.
And some things have not changed with this phase.
Salons, schools, gyms and theaters are all closed.
And large gatherings are prohibited.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Chances For Rain And Storms Return This Weekend
Restaurants are still takeout or delivery only.
In speaking with businesses, many are taking the proper precautions with barriers at cash registers, sanitizer, and proper disinfecting of common spaces.
Several PennDOT licensing centers reopened with limited services starting yesterday.
Dozens of Fine Wine and Good Spirits stores did the same.
As for when we could get to the green phase, there has been no word yet.
Governor Wolf has said just because an area is in the yellow phase, it doesn’t mean they can’t go back to red.
He is asking people to continue to keep up the safe practices that have prevented the spread.MORE NEWS: Police: 18-Year-Old Shot, Killed Overnight In McKeesport
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