More than a year has passed and the Covid-19 pandemic has not shown any signs of slowing. However, restaurants and bars have resumed their operations in several parts of the United States.
To continue their operations, restaurants have to follow strict Covid-19 guidelines for the safety of their employees and customers. Some tips like checking the temperature of customers and employees before allowing them in, maintaining social distancing, asking employees to wear a face mask, cleaning hands using soap or sanitizer, disinfecting common touchpoints of the restaurants like table, sink basin, door handles, cash registers.
As we know there are many asymptomatic cases where the infected person won’t show any sign of the disease, in such case measuring his or her temperature won’t be much helpful
So here are some safety tips, restaurants must follow during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
4 Basic Safety Tips Restaurant can follow during Covid-19
Disinfection and Cleaning:
The Covid-19 virus can survive for several hours on surfaces, so it is recommended to regularly disinfect and clean the most common touchpoints of a restaurant such as door handles, sink basins, cash counter, menu, and table.
Maintaining Hand Hygiene and Respiratory Etiquette:
Apart from keeping the restaurant disinfectant and clean, it is also essential that the restaurant’s employees follow the Covid-19 guideline.
Employees must wash their hands regularly using soap or a hand sanitizer and must wear a mask.
Initiate Pickup Delivery:
To reduce close contacts, restaurants should encourage non-contact deliveries and pickup. It will lower the risk of spreading the virus.
Six feet Apart Seating:
Covid-19 spreads when an infected person coughs, sneezes, talks, or breathes. To reduce the spread, restaurants must keep a distance of at least six feet between their tables.
These are the 4 vital safety measures a restaurant must take for the safety of their employees and customers and to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
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