On Tuesday, May 4th, 2020 Gavin Newsom, Governor of California announce that California will start opening up. Starting Friday, May 8, 2020 most stores including clothing stores, book stores, music stores, and sporting stores, with some modifications like curb side pick up only. Oh! And florists too, just in time for Mother’s Day! He also included places with stricter guidelines will still be allowed to have those in place, like the Bay Area. This is Phase Two of Governor Newsom’s Four Part Plan. Even though he introduced this process, he still urges people to stay at home so this ends quickly. Learn more here.

More than half of the states in the U.S. have started reopening, including, Texas, Georgia, Colorado, Arizona and many more. Learn more here.