Resources

COVID-19 Resources for Restaurants & bars in Florida

Government Resources

CDC

U.S. Centers for Disease Control
Considerations for Restaurant and Bar Owners

On June 14, 2021 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated the Considerations for Restaurant and Bar Owners.

These considerations include ways in which business owners can reduce risk for employees, customers, and communities and slow the spread of COVID-19.

FDA

U.S. Food & Drug Administration
Best Practices for Retail Food Stores, Restaurants, and Food Pick-Up/Delivery Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On June 20, 2020 the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) published Best Practices for Retail Food Stores, Restaurants, and Food Pick-Up/Delivery Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

This addresses key considerations for how foods offered at retail can be safely handled and delivered to the public, as well as key best practices for employee health, cleaning and sanitizing, and personal protective equipment (PPE).

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

The USDA website includes information on efforts and resources to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

OSHA

Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace

On June 10, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Association updated Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace

Florida Department of Health

COVID-19 Information for Businesses and Employers

The Florida Department of Health includes steps for businesses to prevent and prepare for COVID-19.

The Florida Department of Health also includesinformation on testing, vaccines, high-risk populations, plus links to county health departments and healthcare providers.

 

Hospitality industry resources

FRLA

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association

The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association is a non-profit hospitality trade association with a mission to protect, educate, and promote Florida’s hospitality industry.

 

National Restaurant Association

 COVID-19 Reopening & Recovery

The National Restaurant Association develops food safety training and certification program for restaurant employees.

 

NABCA

National Alcohol Beverage Control Association

The National Alcoholic Beverage Control Association has compiled a great resource list regarding COVID-19 and Alcohol Beverage Regulations  plus links to various industry trade associations and public policy organizations that may be of interest to those who sell alcoholic beverages.