Governor Whitmer announced details regarding restaurant and bar re-openings.

Effective February 1–February 21:
  • Indoor dining permitted at a 25% capacity, up to 100 people
  • Bars and restaurants must close by 10 PM
  • Tables must be six feet apart with no more than six people per table
  • Outdoor tents with four sides are permitted under these same rule.

Additionally, the voluntary MI COVID-19 Safer Dining program allows food service establishments to become certified by having their ventilation system inspected and submitting their inspection report to the state indicating they are optimizing airflow.

Once certified, businesses will be featured on the website and receive a copy of their certification to post at their establishment to alert diners of their participation.

Funding is proposed for food service establishments to participate as part of the $10 million included in the recent supplemental budget request for restaurant supports administered by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration.


View the Gathering Guidelines infograph.

Read the full epidemic order.