The reopening of Kansas and Missouri

KC business reopenings
Posted at 5:33 PM, May 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 09:34:34-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several counties and cities in Kansas and Missouri are planning to reopen businesses and restaurants in phases. Here is a look at what's opening:

May 4

  • Kansas: Leavenworth, Miami and Douglas Counties begin Phase One.
  • Missouri: Cass, Clay and Platte Counties will open dining rooms with social distancing rules in place. Salons can reopen. The State of Missouri reopens.

May 6

  • Missouri: Kansas City will have “soft opening” for non-essential businesses that do not have the public entering. Workers must wear masks and gloves. This includes salons and retail stores. Religious services, weddings and funerals can resume.

May 11

  • Kansas: Wyandotte and Johnson Counties will open under Phase One.
  • Missouri: Jackson County will also open this day, with childrecare, non-emergency medical services, restaurants, retail and libraries opening but adhering to social distancing guidelines.

May 15

  • Kansas City, Missouri, opens under the "10/10/10 Rule." Gyms, museums, bars, dining rooms, dog parks, playgrounds, movie theaters and community centers can reopen.

May 18

  • Kansas: Phase Two begins no earlier than May 18. Douglas County in-house dining, libraries can reopen.

June 1

  • Kansas: Phase Three begins no earlier June 1, at which time education, venues and other activities and establishment could resume. At a date determined by the Governor based on the overall progress of the State on outlined health metrics.

June 15

  • Kansas: Phase Out begins no earlier than June 15.