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5/1/2020
Cobb Chamber Releases Business Reopening Guidelines

Tips for how to reopen your company in a way to protect your workforce, your customers, and your business.

The Cobb Chamber, in collaboration with health and community leaders, have released a compilation of guidelines to assist businesses in their efforts to safely reopen as the state moves toward economic recovery. The guidelines are available at https://covidsupport.cobbchamber.org/covid-19-resources

“We’ve heard from businesses across different industries that this would be helpful for them and we really appreciate the work of our taskforce to put this together,” said Sharon Mason, president & CEO of the Cobb Chamber. “This guide is to provide tips and tools to help businesses be prepared to reopen in a safe way for their employees and customers. Additionally, our recent webinars have and will continue to focus on helping businesses be prepared to reopen safely.”

The guidelines deliver public health protocol for companies to consider as they prepare their own plans for a phased reopening and a reintroduction of staff and customers to their establishment. Topics covered in the guidelines include preparing your workforce and workspace and information on mitigating the spread of the virus. The guidelines take into consideration daily health tests, sanitization, reconfiguring the workspace to allow for social distancing, and a number of other recommendations on how their space could be reimagined to be as safe as possible for employees and visitors.