As an organization, we need to make sure we are doing all we can to protect our consumers, employees and businesses during this very difficult time. We also want to make sure we are putting our best foot forward as Business Leaders for our communities by setting an example from direction of our Governor Mike DeWine.
Below are some recommendations that we should follow to ensure the safety and protection for all involved.
• Limit Occupancy to no more than 5 people in the store at a time
• Make a log for employee temperatures and post on the back of office doors
and have them send you screen shots before opening (Include name, temp and
• Wipe down the registers, counters and door handles (inside and out) after
each customer with cleaner/sanitizer
• Encourage and provide the use gloves and masks (if wanted) to all employees
• Encourage the use of call ahead ordering for curbside pick up verify ID upon
pickup and payment
• If you have a website, utilize that and encourage customers to use that for
shipping to their residence
• Remove stools from bars and place in the backrooms or office
• Practice the 6ft rule with customers
• Discontinue sampling at sample bars
• Do your best to get all merchandise for customers and bag for them upon
• If employees show signs of illness, do not let them work.
• Close all restrooms from public use
• Increase your cleaning schedule for floors and windows daily
If the Governor implements an ban on non-essential businesses, it will be up to you to make that descion but we recommend following whatever the Governor recommends. By implementing these additional steps, together we will come out of this a much stronger and more healthy community.
James G. Jarvis