We anticipate the announcement of standards for reopening businesses soon.
reopening will no doubt be
and require social distancing and other CDC-issued measures to ensure continued safety
of your employees and patrons.
Governor DeSantis is expected to make an announcement early this week. Pinellas County will take the lead on specific standards that affect us (
to check for County updates), and Mayor Kriseman may require additional measures for St. Pete (
to check for City updates). Those may include significant limitations on occupancy and business hours, and a requirement for safety certification and/or inspections. We will do our best to relay those standards to you as soon as they are available, help liaise with the City during your transition, and follow up on your questions.
For now, however, there are a few things you can do to start preparing:
• for restaurants, read the NRA Guidelines for Reopening (
• contact your key employees to update
• re-examine and reassess your physical space to accommodate social distancing and sanitizing or implementing touch-free systems
• ensure adequate protective masks and gloves for your employees
As always, we want you to know that we will continue our Main Street best to assist you and get you to the resources you need.
recover together, and stronger than ever.