Latest Reopening Guidelines as of May 24, 2021

Latest Reopening Guidelines: The Baker-Polito Administration reopening guidelines have been adjusted due to the recent announcement to lift COVID-19 restrictions on May 29th.

  • Effective May 18, the youth and amateur sports guidance will be updated to no longer require face coverings for youth athletes 18 and under while playing outdoor sports.

  • Effective May 29, all youth and amateur sports restrictions will be lifted.

  • Effective on May 29, all industries will be permitted to open:

    • With the exception of remaining face-covering requirements for public and private transportation systems and facilities housing vulnerable populations, all industry restrictions will be lifted, and capacity will increase to 100% for all industries.

    • The gathering limit will be rescinded.

    • All industries will be encouraged to follow CDC guidance for cleaning and hygiene protocols.

To learn more about Governor Baker’s announcement concerning the COVID-19 health crisis, please go to