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Franklin County COVID-19 Update

 


Daily Statistics – June 10, 2020

 0 Current Active Covid-19

19 tested positive to date

97 Probable Cases  

116 Total Cumulative Cases

65 Quarantine and Isolation

116 Resolved

6729 Total Tests administered

6710 negative tests

Franklin County is anticipating that we will move into Phase 3 soon as the metrics continue to be within the requirements. NY Forward website has posted guidance for personal care and food services as part of the reopening guidance.

NYS Phase Three Guidelines

This is a partial list of New York State Reopening guidelines. This partial guideline list is for employers/employees entering Phase Three. This list offers customers a brief guideline on what to look for in a business offering a service you are considering patronizing.

A complete NYS Reopening guidelines can be found at: https://forward.ny.gov/phase-three-industries

These guidelines apply to non-essential businesses in regions that are permitted to reopen, essential businesses throughout the state that were previously permitted to remain open, and commercial and recreational activities that have been permitted to operate statewide with restrictions.

Restaurants / Food Services

Physical Distancing

Limit indoor capacity to no more than 50% of maximum occupancy, exclusive of employees. Limit outdoor capacity to the number of tables that can be safely and appropriately arranged, such that each table is a minimum of 6 ft. away from another. All indoor and outdoor tables with seating for customers must be separated by a minimum of 6 ft. in all directions. Wherever distancing is not feasible between tables, physical barriers must be enacted between such tables. Barriers must be at least 5 ft. in height and not block emergency and/or fire exits. Regardless of physical distance, employees must wear

an acceptable face covering at all times. Patrons must wear face coverings at all times, except

while seated; provided that the patron is over the age of 2 and able to medically tolerate such covering.

Protective Equipment

Provide workers with an acceptable face covering at no cost to the employee and have an adequate supply of coverings in case of need for replacement. Acceptable face coverings include but are not limited to cloth (e.g. homemade sewn, quick cut, bandana), surgical masks, and face shields. Ensure all staff wear face coverings at all times and that they practice hand hygiene and use bare hand barriers consistent with state and local sanitary codes. If employees wear gloves during non-food preparation activities, ensure they replace gloves frequently, and encourage them to change gloves when switching tasks (e.g. serving customers to pre-rolled silverware).

If employees do not wear gloves, ensure they frequently wash their hands with soap/water.

Hygiene, Cleaning, and Disinfection.

Adhere to hygiene, cleaning, and disinfection requirements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Department of Health (DOH) and maintain logs that document date, time, and scope of cleaning. Provide and maintain hand hygiene stations including handwashing with soap, running warm water, and disposable paper towels, as well as an alcohol-based hand sanitizer containing 60% or more alcohol for areas where handwashing is not available or practical. Provide cleaning and disinfection of exposed areas in the event of an individual is confirmed to have COVID19, with such cleaning and disinfection to include, at a minimum, all heavy transit areas and high-touch surfaces . For take-out/delivery: Provide hand hygiene stations for customers waiting for food and/or drinks. Ensure staff wash hands with soap/water or use hand sanitizer; if staff use gloves, regularly replace them. If pick-up/delivery is indoors, ensure windows/doors are opened to allow for ventilation.

Communication Affirm you have reviewed and understand the state issued industry guidelines, and that you will implement them. Post signage to remind employees and patrons to adhere to proper hygiene, social distancing rules, appropriate use of PPE, and cleaning and disinfection protocols. Screening Implement mandatory daily health screening practices (e.g. questionnaire, temperature check) of their employees and, where practicable, vendors, but such screening shall not be mandated for customers and delivery personnel.

Personal Care

Limit the workforce and customer presence to no more than 50% of the maximum occupancy, inclusive of customers, who must maintain 6 ft. of separation from others, except during the service, and, in all cases, only be permitted entry if wearing an acceptable face covering; provided that the customer is over age 2 and medically able to tolerate one. Ensure 6 ft. distance between individuals at all times, unless safety or the core activity requires a shorter distance (e.g. performing a piercing/tattoo, providing a massage, performing a manicure/pedicure). Employees

must wear face coverings any time they interact with customers (e.g. performing a service, ringing up a purchase) and any time they come within 6 ft. of another person. Personal care services that require customers to remove face coverings (e.g. lip/nose piercings, face massage,

facials, lip/nose waxing) are prohibited.

Tattoo and piercing facilities must ensure that: Staff remove needles from sealed packages

before every customer procedure. Any stencils or razors must also be clean and unused, and

discarded immediately after use. Standard DOH, OSHA & CDC guidelines for health and safety are followed. Salons offering services including nail specialty, and waxing must ensure that: Manicure and pedicure baths and bowls are appropriately disinfected between each use. They must be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected with EPA-approved solution. Hand/foot drying tables are appropriately cleaned and disinfected after each customer.

Protective Equipment

Customers must only be permitted entry into the facility if they wear an acceptable face covering, provided that the customer is over the age of 2 and able to medically tolerate such a covering. Provide employees with an acceptable face covering and protective equipment at no-cost to the employee and have an adequate supply of coverings in case of need for replacement. Employees must wear a face covering that completely covers the nose and mouth and a face shield or safety goggles when providing service directly to customers. Acceptable face coverings include but are not limited to cloth (e.g. homemade sewn, quick cut, bandana), surgical masks, N95 respirators, and face shields. Employees must wear face coverings any time they interact with customers, even if they are 6 ft. or more apart

Adhere to hygiene, cleaning, and disinfection requirements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Department of Health (DOH) and maintain logs on site that document date, time, and scope of cleaning and disinfection.

Provide and maintain hand hygiene stations, including handwashing with soap, water, and paper towels, as well as alcohol-based hand sanitizer with 60% or more alcohol for areas where handwashing is not feasible. Place hand sanitizer throughout the personal care facility for use by employees and customers. Ensure that employees wash hands for 20 seconds with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer before and after providing services to each customer.

A complete NYS Reopening guidelines can be found at: https://forward.ny.gov/phase-three-industries

 

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