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Posted on: May 8, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 05/08/20: Update on Reopening of Businesses on May 20, 2020

Trumbull Economic Development

UPDATE ON REOPENING OF BUSINESSES


The four sectors of business that will be allowed to open on May 20, 2020 are restaurants, personal services, retail, and offices.

The guidelines for each of the sectors are as follows:

Restaurants

  • 50-percent capacity
  • Outdoor dining only
  • Tables 6 feet
  • Bars closed
  • Dance floors remain closed
  • Contactless payments preferred
  • High-contact areas and bathrooms cleaned frequently
  • Tables & chairs sanitized between groups
  • Paper or digital menus or posted on chalkboard/whiteboard
  • Packaged or rolled silverware
  • Hand sanitizer & cleaning wipes available at entrance and exit
  • Employees to wear facemasks or cloth face coverings
  • Table servers to wear disposable gloves, changed frequently
  • Customers wear facemasks or cloth face coverings except while dining

Personal Services

For Hair Salons:

  • Maximum 50-percent capacity
  • Appointments only
  • Waiting rooms closed
  • Workstations 6 feet apart
  • Physical barriers where possible
  • Contactless payments preferred
  • Tools soaked in disinfectant between clients
  • Hand sanitizer & cleaning wipes at entrance points
  • High-contact areas & bathrooms cleaned frequently
  • Limit conversation where possible.
  • Employees to wear facemasks and face shields or eye protection
  • Employees to provide clean smock for each customer
  • Customers to wear facemasks or cloth face coverings
  • Increased ventilation and airflow where possible
  • Blow drying hair will be prohibited

Nail salons, which were originally part of the May 20 opening date, will now not be allowed to open, according to Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz.

Retail

  • Maximum 50-percent capacity
  • Fitting rooms closed
  • Physical barriers at checkout
  • Markers indicate 6-foot distance in line and at door
  • Self-serve counters closed
  • Contactless payments preferred
  • Hand sanitizer & cleaning wipes at entrance points
  • Bathrooms cleaned frequently
  • High-contact areas cleaned frequently (carts/baskets, door handles, credit card machines)
  • Employees to wear facemasks or cloth face coverings at all times
  • Customers to ear facemasks or cloth face coverings at all times

Malls will be allowed to reopen on May 20 as long as they follow the guidelines.

Offices

  • Maximum 50-percent capacity
  • Work from home where possible
  • Meetings subject to 5-person limit
  • Employees seated 6 feet apart, leave empty desks where necessary
  • Physical partitions where possible
  • Limit elevator capacity
  • High contact areas & bathrooms cleaned frequently
  • Common areas & lobbies cleaned frequently
  • Limit equipment sharing
  • Hand sanitizer & cleaning wipes at entrance and in common areas
  • Employees to wear facemasks or cloth face coverings except when in a private office
  • Increased ventilation and airflow where possible

One type of business that won’t be included in the May 20, 2020 date is gyms.

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