What are things businesses can do to keep employees and customers safe?
  • Strongly encourage COVID vaccination.
  • Allow employees to work from home to the maximum extent feasible.
  • Require all employees and customers to wear masks or other face coverings.
  • Allow employees to maintain at least six feet of distance from each other and customers as much as feasible.
  • Implement sick leave policies which allow any employee who shows any signs of COVID-19 infection (fever, cough, shortness of breath) to remain home until at least 3 days after symptoms have gone.
  • Send home any employee who exhibits COVID-19 symptoms while at work.
  • Provide easily-accessible hand sanitizer for employees and customers. 
  • Encourage employees to regularly wash their hands with soap for at least 20 seconds.
  • Regularly disinfect commonly used surfaces such as door handles, counters, and payment terminals.
  • Limit cash exchanges.

The Mid-America Regional Council has produced a guide to help businesses return to work safely. Additional information on protecting businesses and employees is available on the CDC website.

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1. When will the emergency order expire?
2. Are there mask requirements in Clay County?
3. What are things businesses can do to keep employees and customers safe?
4. What are additional things restaurants, taverns, and bars can do to promote safety?
5. What is CCPHC currently recommending to schools and early childcare?