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Your Gym-Yoga-Spin Place Isn't Opening This Week Or Probably Next

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The state’s 4,000 fitness businesses have been closed since mid-March, putting much of their 180,000-person workforce on reduced hours, furlough or out of work. Fitness club owners are frustrated that state reopening rules and dates are not yet firmed up.

In an online meeting Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom said the state would release fitness industry guidelines for reopening in another week or so.

The guidelines will cover necessary cleaning and physical distancing requirements. Counties may adopt or adapt the guidelines and then decide the date when gyms, yoga studios, health clubs and other fitness businesses may reopen.


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