Covid-19: Is it closed or is it open?

Commerces et établissements : ce qui est ouvert et ce qui est fermé

Publié le 03 novembre 2020 – Direction de l’information légale et administrative (Premier ministre)

What is closed

The following establishments are closed:

  • rooms for hearings, conferences, meetings, shows or for multiple use (such as banquet halls and multipurpose rooms), except for courtrooms in jurisdictions, crematoriums and funeral chambers;
  • non-essential businesses (stores, shopping centers) and establishments open to the public (ERP) except for their delivery and pick-up activities and with the exception of authorized activities;
  • restaurants and pubs, except for their delivery and sales to take the ” room service “ restaurants and bars hotels and catering contract;
  • tourist residences, holiday villages, campsites (except for people for whom it is the regular domicile);
  • dance halls, discotheques, game rooms (casinos, bowling alleys), cinemas;
  • libraries, documentation centers, media libraries;
  • exhibition halls, trade fairs and exhibitions of a temporary nature;
  • indoor sports establishments (gymnasiums, indoor swimming pools, saunas and hammams, etc.) except for professional sports;
  • spa or thalassotherapy establishments;
  • museums and monuments;
  • marquees, tents and structures;
  • outdoor establishments (stadiums, racetracks, amusement parks, zoos, etc.) except for professional or school sports activities, the reception of people with a medical prescription, for the organization of health screening. .);
  • early learning, educational and training establishments, holiday centers, leisure centers without accommodation;
  • campsites, holiday villages and tourist accommodation, except when they constitute a regular domicile for those who live there or for the reception of people in isolation or in quarantine.

Open shops

Sales stores are open for the following activities:

  • maintenance, repair and technical control of motor vehicles, vehicles, agricultural machinery and equipment;
  • automotive equipment;
  • sale and repair of motorcycles and cycles;
  • necessary supplies for farms;
  • general food trade;
  • retail sale of food in specialized stores (frozen products, meat and meat products, fish, crustaceans and molluscs, bread, pastry and confectionery, beverages and other food retail businesses);
  • food retailing on stalls when they are installed in a market;
  • food distributions provided by charitable associations;
  • retail sale of fuels and combustibles in specialized stores, shops associated with these shops for the sale of food to take away, excluding alcoholic products, and sanitary facilities open to road users;
  • retail sale of information and communication equipment, computers, peripheral units and software, telecommunications equipment;
  • retail sale of construction materials, hardware, paints and glasses in specialized stores (DIY stores), textiles in specialized stores;
  • retail sale of seeds, fertilizers, (garden center), pets and food for these animals;
  • retail sale of newspapers and stationery in specialized stores;
  • retail sale of tobacco products, electronic cigarettes, vaping equipment and devices in specialized stores;
  • retail sale of pharmaceutical products, medical and orthopedic articles, optics;
  • rental and leasing of motor vehicles, other machinery, equipment and goods, agricultural machinery and equipment, construction machinery and equipment;
  • repair of computers and personal and household goods, communication equipment, peripheral equipment;
  • retail and wholesale laundry-dry cleaners;
  • financial and insurance activities;
  • Wholesale.

In shopping centers, supermarkets, multi-store stores, hypermarkets , only shelves of essential products or those whose sale is authorized (list above), are accessible. The following can therefore be offered for sale in particular:

  • food and drink;
  • hardware products (including kitchen items, small appliances, batteries, light bulbs) and DIY products;
  • drugstore (washing and maintenance products and cleaning articles);
  • consumer medical devices and masks;
  • childcare articles including clothing for newborns and infants;
  • hygiene, toiletry and beauty products (personal hygiene articles, deodorants, shaves, hair products, make-up);
  • haberdashery;
  • stationery and the press;
  • computer and telecommunications products;
  • products for pets;
  • seeds and fertilizers;
  • vehicle maintenance products.

All products sold in businesses that are closed for health reasons can no longer be sold in supermarkets. These departments are closed there: cultural products (books, CDs and DVDs, video games), toys, jewelry, flowers, clothing items, sporting goods (excluding cycles), furniture, large household appliances.

General food stores and mini markets can accommodate the public for all of their activities.

Other open establishments and services

Remain open:

  • nurseries, schools, colleges and high schools with reinforced health protocols;
  • higher education institutions only for:
    • training that cannot be carried out remotely because of their practical nature and the list of which is drawn up by the rector of the academic region;
    • access for doctoral students to laboratories and research units for doctoral students;
    • access to administrative services (by appointment or by invitation from the establishment);
  • access to libraries and documentation centers, by appointment;
  • training establishments when vocational training cannot be provided at a distance;
  • driver training establishments only to accommodate candidates passing the driving license tests;
  • artistic education and dance education establishments only for the reception of professional practitioners and music, dance and dramatic art conservatories only for students enrolled in classes with flexible hours, in third cycle and in the preparation cycle for higher education;
  • public services, in particular counter services;
  • reception of vulnerable populations and distribution of basic necessities for people in precarious situations;
  • the sale by vending machines and other retail businesses outside of stores, stalls or markets;
  • labor and temporary work placement agencies;
  • funeral services;
  • veterinary clinics and veterinary school clinics;
  • analytical laboratories;
  • shelters and pounds;
  • transport services;
  • the organization of competitive examinations or examinations;
  • home care services;
  • the reception of children attending school and those benefiting from a reception mode (protection of minors taken in during school holidays, professional leave and leisure activities, in particular in holiday centers and leisure centers without accommodation );
  • the activity of dating services allowing a child to meet one of his parents or a third party, or to be the subject of a delivery to a parent or a third party. as well as the activity of family mediation services;
  • the organization of parenting support activities relating in particular to the following systems: childcare facilities for parents, local school support contracts and listening, support and support networks for parents;
  • the activity of information, consultation and marriage counseling establishments;
  • hotels and similar accommodation with the exception of holiday villages, family homes and collective inns;
  • tourist accommodation and other short-term accommodation when it constitutes a regular domicile for the persons living there;
  • camping grounds and parks for caravans or leisure vehicles when they constitute a regular domicile for the persons who live there;
  • parks, gardens, beaches and bodies of water;
  • places of worship remain open for funeral ceremonies up to a limit of 30 people and for weddings with a maximum of 6 people;
  • Cemeteries.