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Here’s the list of indoor spaces where Boston will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination

From bars to bowling alleys.

People dine at The Colonnade Hotel’s LUCIE on a recent Saturday night. Erin Clark / The Boston Globe

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu announced Monday that the city will begin requiring individuals to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination in order to enter certain indoor spaces, from restaurants to gyms to event venues.

The requirement will begin to take effect on Jan. 15, requiring individuals over the age of 12 to show proof that they’ve received at least one vaccine dose. Beginning on Feb. 15, they will have to show proof of at least two doses.

The phased-in policy will also expand to children as young as 5 in March and May.

Here’s the list of covered entities:

Indoor dining:

The requirement applies to indoor portions of food service establishments offering food and drink, including:

  • restaurants
  • bars
  • all indoor dining areas of food service establishments.

The requirement does not apply to:

  • any food service establishment offering food or drink exclusively for off-premises or outdoor consumption
  • a food service establishment providing charitable food services, such as soup kitchens

Indoor fitness centers:

  • commercial gyms and fitness centers
  • yoga, pilates, barre, and dance studios
  • boxing and kickboxing gyms
  • fitness boot camps
  • indoor pools
  • other facilities used for conducting group fitness classes

Indoor entertainment and event venues:

  • movie theaters
  • music or concert venues
  • commercial event and party venues
  • museums and galleries
  • professional sports arenas and indoor stadiums
  • convention centers and exhibition halls
  • performing arts theaters
  • bowling alleys, and
  • other recreational centers
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