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Here's a list of what can reopen and when in Texas

Published: May. 18, 2020 at 2:53 PM CDT
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Texas bars can reopen at 25% capacity on Friday, restaurants may expand service to 50% capacity on Friday, and child care facilities can reopen immediately, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday.

to view the full checklist for various businesses, organizations and industries.

Bowling alleys, bingo halls, skating rinks, zoos, aquariums, and natural caverns may also open Friday.

Effective immediately, child care facilities, youth clubs, personal care, beauty services, tattoo and piercing studios, and hair loss treatment services may reopen.

Day camps, overnight youth camps, and professional sports without spectators may resume on May 31.

to watch Monday's news conference.

Youth sports programs may begin practices on May 31 without spectators and may resume games with or without spectators on June 15.

Professional sports may also resume without spectators on May 31.

There has been no mention of when

will reopen. There have also been no new changes to the 14-day quarantine mandatory for

coming from New York, New Jersy, Connecticut, California, Washington state, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit or Miami Floria.

“As we move into phase two, be a good neighbor and be a good Texan,” he said.

Abbott exempted two hotspots from the order, Amarillo and El Paso. The two cities will need to wait a week, he said.

The order Monday comes 18 days after Abbott announced the phased reopening of the state’s economy starting with retail stores, restaurants, theaters, and malls.

He then announced barbershops and salons could reopen on May 8.

Gyms and exercise facilities were allowed to reopen Monday.

WATCH: Gov. Abbott speaking about the continued reopening of the Texas economy.

WATCH: Gov. Abbott speaking about the continued reopening of the Texas economy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted by KBTX Media on Monday, May 18, 2020