Business Information

Facial Coverings in Public Places are MANDATORY in the Florida Keys

Monroe County requires all persons over the age of six to wear a facial covering whenever away from their home and unable to engage in social distancing. Every person over the age of six who is away from his or her residence shall carry a face-covering capable of immediate use.

Business Signage

In the City of Key West, every person over the age of six, while physically located in the City of Key West and who is away from their residence, is required to wear a mask, regardless of whether social distancing is maintained. For more information on the City of Key West directives and orders, visit

Operators and employees of business establishments to ensure customers comply within the establishment.

Retail Businesses

The Governor’s order for Phase 2 allows retail businesses to operate at full building capacity.

Restaurants and Bars

Restaurants and bars can operate at 50 percent of indoor capacity. Social distance must be used in between parties. Outdoor seating capacity will not be limited, as long as tables are socially distanced at 6 feet apart.

Entertaining Businesses

Per Governor’s order: entertaining businesses, like movie theaters, concert halls, auditoriums, playhouses, bowling alleys, and arcades, may also operate at 50 percent capacity with appropriate social distancing and sanitation. 

Tattoo Shops

Tattooing, body piercing, tanning, and massage establishments are also allowed to reopen with appropriate safety guidelines outlined by the Department of Health.

Salons, Barbershops, Fitness Centers, and Massage Therapy


All personal services can operate at regular capacity, in accordance with CDC and OSHA guidelines per the latest Governor’s Executive Order 20-139. Facial coverings may be removed during treatments where a mask would interfere with service.

Governor’s Essential Services Lists