Stay Updated on What is Reopening In Alachua County | Updated 5/18

By Amanda Roland
Businesses opening in Alachua County

With Florida starting the reopening process, we want to make sure the community stays updated on what is open in Alachua County! This list will be updated as new information is acquired!


New Updates:

Sun Country Sports Center

Our Pool is OPEN May 18th. Summer camp is open June 1st

Here is information on our swim classes:

Here is information on our summer camp:

This page talks about our disease prevention standards and everything we have and are doing to keep swimmers and campers safe:

Open Monday – Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

(352) 331-8773

For more info, click here.


Gainesville Health and Fitness

The gym is now open.

Hours starting May 19:

GHF Main: 6 a.m.-11 p.m. weekdays, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. weekends
GHF Tioga: 6 a.m.-9 p.m. weekdays, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
GHF Women 9 a.m.-12 p.m. weekdays for seniors only (men and women) through May 31

For more info, click here.


Past Updates:


Gainesville Dermatology Aesthetic Center

“Our highest priority is the safety, health and well being of our patients and staff. The cleanliness of our office is always a top priority for us, and now more than ever. In addition to our regular cleaning procedures, increased sanitation measures are being added. We have increased the frequency of cleansing door handles, bathrooms, treatment rooms and our lobbies. We have also removed all magazines and brochures in the waiting room. Our staff will be following CDC guidelines regarding PPE requirements. We trust that you will appreciate some changes in our office that we have made to assure you are in a safe, compliant and healthy environment.” – Gainesville Dermatology Aesthetic Center

Open Monday-Friday, hours may vary.

(352) 333-3223

For more info, click here.


Pure Aesthetics

Pure Aesthetics is reopen and taking every safety precaution. Prior to checking in, visit their sanitation desk. You can book your next appintment online or by phone.

Open 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

(352) 332-7873

Click here for more info and to book appointments!


Kinetix Physical Therapy

We continue to be open following CDC guidelines for healthcare settings. We are able to see patients in the clinic and also provide telehealth appointments for patients who wish to remain home.

Open Monday to Thursday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(352) 505-6665

For more info, visit their website here.


Mutual of Omaha

Open for all insurance needs. Open Monday to Sunday from 9-6 p.m.

(352) 316-9028

For more info, visit their website here.


Floating Lotus Spa

“We will take every effort to protect your health and our staff. All therapists will be wearing protective masks. We have always gone the extra mile for a germ free environment but have added more Sanitation Stations and Blue Tube UV technology to improve indoor air quality.” -Floating Lotus Spa

Schedule your appointment: 352-378-8125

Open Monday-Sunday 9 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Click here for more info.


Mathnasium of Gainesville Southwest

“Our center is open starting on May 17! We will offer both in-center and online instruction all summer long.” – Mathnasium of Gainesville Southwest

Open Monday-Thursday and Sunday. Must call to take an appointment.

(352) 519-4369

Click here for more info.


Alachua County Library District

Starting Wednesday, May 13, curbside service will be available Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at all branches.

Please follow these steps to check out materials with this service:

  • Place holds for books, DVDs, and other materials online at or call your preferred branch. Be sure to select which branch you would like to pick up from.
  • You will receive a notification when your items are ready. Bring your library card or photo identification when you go to pick up your library materials.
  • Call your library branch when you arrive to alert library staff that you are ready to pick up your items.
  • Library employees will bring your materials out to you, please have your library card or photo identification ready to show them. Patrons are encouraged to wear face masks or coverings when interacting with staff.
  • No returns will be accepted curbside in person. Please use book drops for returns. Items will be quarantined for 72 hours before being checked in for circulation.

Open Monday-Saturday from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

(352) 334-3900

For more info, click here.


Florida State Parks

“DEP has implemented phase one to reopen the Florida State Parks. As these parks are re-opening, DEP will be taking measures to ensure the protection of staff and the public. During this early phase of re-opening, visitors should expect limited hours, capacity and amenities. Portions of these parks and trails have been identified that can be reopened for day-use with limited risk to visitors and staff. To reduce risk, cash transactions are limited to exact change.” – Florida State Parks Website

Local parks, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, O’Leno State Park, Gainesville to Hawthorne State Trail, Dudley Farm Historic State Park and Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park are all reopened.

To view the full list of limited partial park openings, click here.


Marshalls in Butler Plaza

This store is now open daily from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

For more info, click here.


Noire The Nail Bar Gainesville

This salon is now open and is only taking appointments.

For more info, click here.


Grins and Giggles Pediatric Dentistry

Grins and Giggles is now open and accepting appointments.

For more info, click here.


Cedar Key, FL

The number four bridge is now reopened, and visitors are allowed in.

For more info, click here.


The Oaks Mall

The Oaks Mall is now open with adjusted hours.

For more info, click here!


Montini Orthodontics

Montini Orthodontics had a soft opening on May 6. Montini will be in contact with patients.

For more informations, visit their Facebook page.


Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

“Kanapaha Botanical Gardens’ 68 acre facility is open during our regular business hours. During these trying times, access to outdoor facilities and nature is of great importance for both physical and mental health.” -Kanapaha Botanical Gardens’ website

Events are still postponed until further notice.

For more information, click here.


Ginnie Springs

“As of 10 AM today, May 1, we are reopening alongside all of Gilchrist County’s Parks. While visiting, please practice social distancing. Please, no groups larger than 10 guests.” – Ginnie Springs Website

For more info, click here.



According to Emergency Order No. 2020-21, restaurants are “responsible for ensuring that appropriate social distancing be followed. Restaurants may open at 25% occupancy but, as set forth in the Governor’s Executive Order 20-112, must follow appropriate social distancing in seating.”

Click here to view the Emergency Order.



“Private museums, libraries, botanical gardens and wildlife preserves may reopen at 25% of their capacity, but shall not allow any use of interactive displays or playground equipment,” according to Emergency Order No. 2020-21.

Click here to view the Emergency Order.


St. Johns County Beaches

Beaches are now open with no restrictions on time or activities, according to Visit St. Augustine. On-beach driving is still prohibited. 

For more info, click here.


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