Back On Track Indiana: Stage 4.5

Back On Track Indiana

On July 1st, Governor Eric Holcomb announced that Indiana’s Back On Track plan is moving to Stage 4.5 instead of Stage 5, due to an uptick in COVID-19 cases.

So what are the current guidelines?

  • Outdoor visitation must resume July 4 at assisted living facilities and nursing homes.
  • Indoor visitations at assisted living facilities and nursing homes MAY resume on July 4. Facilities not allowing indoor visits must have a plan for indoor visitation by Stage 5.
  • Hospital Visitations encouraged with precautions.
  • Social gatherings of 250 people may take place following the CDC social distancing guidelines.
  • Hoosiers 65 years old and over with high-risk health conditions should limit exposure in their communities.
  • It is HIGHLY recommended that residents wear face coverings in public settings.
  • There are no travel restrictions in place.

What is allowed/re-opening in Stage 4.5?

  • K-12 school operations may begin the 2020-21 academic year on July 1; Extra-Curricular, co-curricular activities may resume July 6.
  • Festivals, fairs, and parades may open with restrictions.
  • Personal services, gyms, fitness centers, and other workout facilities can continue operations with restrictions.
  • Restaurants dining room service may be open at 75% capacity while maintaining social distancing.
  • Bar Seating in restaurants may operate at 50% capacity while maintaining social distancing. Bars and nightclubs will open to 50% capacity while maintaining social distancing.
  • Retail stores will open at full capacity.
  • Cultural, entertainment, and tourism sites (amusement parks/water parks will open at 50% capacity. Reservations are encouraged to limit the number of customers at any one time).
  • Movie theaters and bowling alleys will open at 50% capacity while maintaining social distancing.
  • Public playgrounds, community tennis, and basketball courts, soccer and baseball fields, and similar facilities may resume.
  • Amusement parks and water parks may open at 50% capacity. A reservation system is recommended.
  • Campgrounds may be open with social distancing limitations.
  • Outdoor activities, including hiking, fishing, boating, birding, hunting, and bicycle riding are permitted.

Read Executive Order 20-35.