Phase 2: Equity and Economic Recovery
Protecting those who have been disproportionately affected and accelerating economic recovery

  • Chemical Sector: Employees engaged in the manufacture, store, use, and transport of potentially dangerous chemicals and other diverse products in the chemical sector that are essential to modern life and economic activity.
  • Commercial Facilities Sector: Employees engaged in activities related to the eight subsectors within the commercial facilities sector.
  • Critical Manufacturing Sector: Employees in critical manufacturing engaged in the production of certain goods.
  • Defense Industrial Base Sector: Employees that contribute to products and services that are essential to mobilize, deploy, and sustain military operations and national defense.
  • Financial Services Sector: Employees within the financial services sector.
  • Food/Agriculture Sector – remaining: Remaining populations within the sector not included in 1B, including restaurants.
  • Government: Other state and local government designated personnel required to provide essential services.
  • Higher Education: Faculty and staff at public, private, and/or nonprofit higher education institutions.
  • Disproportionately Affected Populations: Populations at increased risk of acquiring or transmitting COVID-19, with emphasis on racial/ethnic minorities not otherwise included in 1B.
  • Homeless: Populations at increased risk of acquiring or transmitting COVID-19, excluding those that were already included in 1B.