Task Force

For Travelers

Suggestions include;

  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Stay home if you have come into contact with anyone that is sick
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a mask or cloth covering anytime you are in public
  • Use touchless payment when possible
  • Use hand sanitizer and wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Do not travel or room with large groups
  • Consider wearing cloth face coverings (over the nose and mouth)

For Businesses

Suggestions include;

  • Check employees and managers daily for symptoms of COVID-19 upon arrival
  • Symptoms include, but are not limited to, fever over 100.4 °F, cough, and shortness of breath
  • Take each employee’s temperature
  • Employees with a temperature over 100.4 °F to be sent home
  • Check that all employees are wearing masks and gloves
  • Proper glove changing protocol to be reviewed and followed
  • For restaurants within hotels and airports, follow the link below
  • Check that hand sanitizing stations are full and working
  • Ensure dedicated sanitizing employee is equipped with proper sanitation supplies and equipment  
    • Remind employee of areas of focus i.e. disinfecting table, chairs, tables, door handles, bathrooms, check presenters, writing utensils, counters, etc
  • Post cleaning log for the day
  • Review hand washing procedures with employees  
  • Team members should wash their hands every 15 minutes for at least 20 seconds
  • Employees that handle payments must wash their hands after each interaction
  • Remind employees to cover their cough by either coughing into a tissue and disposing of the tissue, or coughing into the inside of their elbow
  • Review glove wearing procedures with staff
  • Assure proper container for disposal of masks and gloves is prepared
  • Train all employees in the above safety actions
  • Verify ware-washing machines are operating at the required wash and rinse temperature and with the appropriate detergents and sanitizers

Please be advised that some or all of the information provided may not be applicable to some businesses. These are only recommended best practices, given by local businesses, to help in developing your own protocols. This is in no way an official order to any operating businesses. As COVID-19 circumstances continue to evolve, so will the recommendations and requirements.

As a result, our suggestions may not always include exact up to date information. We strongly advice that before implementing any suggested protocols, companies carefully evaluate and consult with their own legal counsel. Public health guidance cannot anticipate every unique situation. Individuals should stay informed and take actions based on common sense and wise judgment that will protect health and support economic revitalization.

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