|Mid-Hudson Valley begins phase three re-opening today|
|The virus is still here, but precautions are emphasized as a continued way to avoid becoming infected. Those include wearing face coverings in public, practicing social distancing and washing hands with soap and water often.
Many businesses that were shuttered are now being allowed to open with new rules. They include:
· Food Services – Restaurants/Food Services establishments, including: food trucks, and other food concessions. Such establishments may open indoor and outdoor spaces with seating for customers provided that customers can be seated at tables that are appropriately distanced. Restaurants with bar seating can open the area, provided customers are seated and can be distanced appropriately. Inside seating is at 50% capacity
· Personal Care – including: non-hair-related personal care businesses and services, including tattoo and piercing facilities, appearance enhancement practitioners, massage therapy, spas, cosmetology, nail specialty, UV and non-UV tanning, or waxing.
· Every open business must develop a written Safety Plan to be kept on the premises. You may fill out this template or may develop your own Safety Plan that reflects the issues & concerns in the template.