Are restaurants reopening in New York?
Is quarantine mandatory for travelers arriving to New York State during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Can you get the coronavirus disease from takeout food from a restaurant?
Should masks be worn in bars and restaurants during COVID-19?
What is the New York alert?
What are contact tracers in New York state for COVID-19?
Contact Tracers work with people who have tested positive for COVID-19 to identify people they have had contact with and let them know they may have been exposed to the disease.
If you get a call from “NYS Contact Tracing” (518-387-9993), PLEASE answer the phone.
How do I handle self-service food buffets such as salad bars in a retail setting related to COVID-19?
What are the COVID-19 infection risk levels of different restaurant services?
● Lowest Risk: Food service limited to drive-through, delivery, take-out, and curb-side pick up.
● More Risk: Drive-through, delivery, take-out, and curb-side pick up emphasized. On-site dining limited to outdoor seating. Seating capacity reduced to allow tables to be spaced at least 6 feet apart.
● Higher Risk: On-site dining with indoor seating capacity reduced to allow tables to be spaced at least 6 feet apart. And/or on-site dining with outdoor seating, but tables not spaced at least six feet apart.
● Highest Risk: On-site dining with indoor seating. Seating capacity not reduced and tables not spaced at least 6 feet apart.
What are some guidelines for restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic?
How should food retail businesses clean during the COVID-19 pandemic?
To disinfect, use products that meet EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2external, diluted household bleach solutions prepared according to the manufacturer’s label for disinfection, or alcohol solutions with at least 70% alcohol, and are appropriate for the surface. Follow manufacturer’s directions for use.
Clean frequently touched shelving, displays, and reach-in refrigerator units nightly when closed to the public. Conduct frequent cleaning of employee break rooms, rest areas, and other common areas. Clean grocery carts and baskets. Require employees to clean out lockers nightly to facilitate overnight deep cleaning pr
Is it safe to eat from salad bars during the coronavirus outbreak?
Can the coronavirus disease be transmitted through food and food packaging?
Should food facilities perform any special cleaning or sanitation procedures for COVID-19?
CDC recommends routine cleaning of all frequently touched surfaces in the workplace, such as workstations, countertops, and doorknobs. Use the cleaning agents that are usually used in these areas and follow the directions on the label.
What precautions should I take while preparing food at home during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Can I get COVID-19 from a food worker handling my food?
Should grocery stores perform any special cleaning procedures because of the coronavirus disease?
How should the facility be cleaned to limit spread of COVID-19?
Cleaning with products containing soap or detergent reduces germs on surfaces and objects by removing contaminants and may also weaken or damage some of the virus particles, which decreases risk of infection from surfaces. Cleaning high touch surfaces and shared objects once a day is usually enough to sufficiently remove virus that may be on surfaces unless someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 has been in your facility. For more information on cleaning your facility regularly and cleaning your facility when someone is sick, see Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility.
How can you keep grocery store workers safe from the coronavirus disease?
Provide employees with access to soap, clean running water, and materials for drying their hands, and provide alcohol-based hand sanitizers containing at least 60% alcohol at stations around the establishment for use by both workers and customers.
Maintain a healthy work environment Institute measures to physically separate and increase distance between employees, other coworkers, and customers, such as: Configure partitions with a pass-through opening at the bottom of the barrier in checkout lanes, customer service desks, and pharmacy and liquor store counters
How can I stay safe while grocery shopping?
- Stay at least six-feet away from other shoppers.
- Don’t shake hands, hug or have any physical contact.
- Wipe down grocery carts or basket handles with disinfectant wipes if you have them.
- Don’t touch your face.
- Wear a cloth face mask.
- While waiting and after leaving the store, use hand sanitizer if you have it.
Are grocery workers at risk from the coronavirus disease?
How long does COVID-19 survive for on clothing?
What should I do when shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Is it safe to shop for food during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Is it safe for me to go out for shopping?
What do I need to know to keep myself and others safe when I go to the grocery store during the COVID-19 pandemic?
There are steps you can take to help protect yourself, grocery store workers and other shoppers, such as wearing a face covering, practicing social distancing, and using wipes on the handles of the shopping cart or basket.