Please refer to the below items regarding considerations and new safety measures that will ensure a smooth transition during re-opening.
CONSIDERATIONS BEFORE RE-OPENING
– Has the Governor’s office authorized your business type and/ or sector to reopen?
o If you are unsure, please check the Nevada Health Response website, click here.
o If you are not already familiar with the phased re-opening model for Nevada and Nevada
businesses, please read “Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery” released by the Governor’s
office on April 30, 2020 available here.
o Guidelines and protocols on Phase One for business re-openings as released from the
Governor’s office on 05/07/2020 can be found here.
– Can the business be opened in phases?
o Is there a cost-effective way to reopen?
o Are there segments of your business which can be reopened in phases to allow for minimized
risk to your employees and customers?
o If you can reopen in sections, establish a plan for phased opening prior to opening your
o Identify options and procedures for curbside pickup/ delivery before physical store opening, if
applicable. More Information here.
– Do store hours need to be adjusted to comply with any direction from the State, Governor’s
office declarations, or local government?
– Do specific hours need to be established to accommodate the more vulnerable population to
minimize risk of exposure?
– Are you able to provide touchless, or distanced, payment options?
– Can certain employees continue to work from home?
o Adjust physical/ in-house staffing as needed.
o Employees that are sick or showing signs of illness should be required to stay home.
o Are you able to support paid-time off for sick employees?
o Are you able to provide flexible schedules for employees in caretaker roles for vulnerable
populations, or that are in need of alternative child care options due to any continued
– What business with vendors, auditors, and customers can you continue to do over the internet or
via phone to avoid unnecessary exposure?
– Consider developing a cleaning and sanitation plan based on guidelines from the CDC, SNHD,
State, and any direction from the Governor’s declarations. If you develop a plan, consider
including information and training for employees, and public health and safety considerations.
– Guidance for store and employee distancing measures can be found on the CDC’s website here.