Phase Three includes: Restaurants/Food Services and Personal Care
Capital Region Phase Three: Reopened – Wednesday, June 17
Phase Three Business Re-Opening Guideline On-Demand Webinars:
As a business owner, here’s what you need to do to resume business when Phase Three is open:
1. Business owners must read the “Detailed Guidelines” for their industries – listed below
2. Provide digital signature affirming you have read and understand the document. This is applicable for both businesses currently open and operating as “essential”, and those opening under the guidelines of the current phase
3. Businesses reopening must also develop a written Safety Plan outlining how the workplace will prevent the spread of COVID-19. Businesses may create their own plan, or use the NYS template to fulfill the requirement.
4. Plan does not need to be submitted, however must be retained on the premises of the business and made available to NYS Department of Health and/or local health and safety authorities in the event of an inspection.
Detailed Guidance for Phase Three Businesses
NY Forward – Business Reopening Lookup Tool – for help in determining if a business is eligible to reopen
NYS Regional Monitoring Dashboard – region by region health status
National Restaurant Association: Re-Opening Guidance: A guide for the Restaurant Industry
National Restaurant Association: Coronavirus Information and Resources for Restaurant Industry
NYS Brewers Association: Reopening Guidelines for NYS Craft Breweries
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