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  COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

IMPORTANT NEWS AND INFORMATION

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State-Specific Guidance Resources Are Linked Below – Scroll Down to View

-National Restaurant Association – Restaurant Reopening Guide (Updated 5/22/2020)

-Third-Party Delivery: Brown Foodservice and DoorDash Partnership (added 5/22/2020)

-Federal Guidelines for Reopening America

-Brown Foodservice COVID Customer Commitment Letter (Updated 5/22/2020)

REOPENING RESOURCES

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-Brown Foodservice: COVID-19 Operators Insights Guide

-National Restaurant Association – Restaurant Reopening Guide (Updated 5/22/2020)

-ServSafe: Reopening Guidance – Training Video On-Demand

-ServSafe: Free Online ServSafe Food Handler Training through May 31

-CDC: Considerations for Restaurants and Bars

-FDA: Best Practices for Retail Food Stores, Restaurants, and Food Pick-Up/Delivery Services

-Federal Guidelines for Reopening America

MARKETING AND OPERATIONS RESOURCES

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-Third-Party Delivery: Brown Foodservice and DoorDash Partnership (added 5/22/2020)

-Third-Party Delivery: Brown Foodservice and Uber Eats Partnership (added 5/8/2020)

-Social Media: Brown Foodservice – Social Media Quick Start Guide

FACEBOOK BEST PRACTICES

-Beginner: How to Set Up a Personal Facebook Account (video)

-Beginner: How to Set Up Your Facebook Business Page (video)

-Beginner: Facebook Tutorial for Posting On A Business Page–Photos, Videos, Links, Facebook Live, Boosting Posts (video)

-Intermediate: Facebook Boosting Tutorial (video)

-Intermediate: Should I Boost Facebook Posts? (video)

-Intermediate: 11 Social Media Content Ideas for Small Business Owners (video)

-Advanced: How to use a Social Media Content Calendar (video)

-Advanced: How to Schedule Facebook Posts on Business Pages (video)

-Advanced: How the Facebook Algorithm Works (video)

GENERAL RESOURCES

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-Cononavirus Air, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) National Restaurant Association Summary

-Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights

-Food and Drug Administration: Food Safety and the Coronavirus

-ServSafe Coronavirus Fact Sheet (English and Spanish)

-ServSafe Cleaning vs Sanitizing Fact Sheet (English and Spanish)

-OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM SBA INFORMATION

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-Small Business Association – Paycheck Protection Program Website

-Paycheck Protection Program Overview

-Paycheck Protection Program Borrower’s Fact Sheet

-Paycheck Protection Program Borrower Application Form

-Paycheck Protection Program: Find Eligible Lenders

-Restaurant Business Online: Treasury Makes a Restaurant-Requested Tweak in the PPP’s Forgiveness Rules (added 5/6/2020)

PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY RESOURCES

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-CDC: Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure to a Person with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19

-CDC: Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

-CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus

-CDC Cleaning And Disinfecting Your Facility

-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19

-CDC COVID-19 Resources for Businesses and Employers

-World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19

KENTUCKY RESOURCES

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-Kentucky Healthy at Work Minimum Requirements for Restaurants

-Kentucky Healthy at Work Minimum Requirements for All Entities

-Kentucky Healthy at Work: Reopening Kentucky Guidance

-Southeast Kentucky Downtown Stimulus Fund — Bell, Clay, Estill, Floyd, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knox, Knott, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Owsley, Perry, and Whitley Counties (added 4/5/2020)

-Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services COVID-19

WEST VIRGINIA RESOURCES

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-West Virginia Governor’s Office Guide to Safely Opening Restaurants and Bars(updated 5/29/2020)

-West Virginia Governor’s Office State Reopening Guidance

-West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19

OHIO RESOURCES

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-Ohio DOH – Responsible Restart Ohio

-Ohio Restaurants and Bars Reopening Best Practices

-Ohio Restaurant and Food Establishment Guidance

-Ohio Department of Health COVID-19

VIRGINIA RESOURCES

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-Virginia Government – Forward Virginia Guidelines

-Virginia Reopening Phase One Guidelines

-Virginia Department of Health COVID-19

INDIANA RESOURCES

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-Indiana Government – Back on Track Guidelines

-Indiana Department of Health COVID-19

TENNESSEE RESOURCES

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-Tennessee Government – Reopening Tennessee Responsibly Guidelines

-Tennessee Department of Health COVID-19