Many states are beginning to open back up. Stores may find themselves in the challenging position of figuring out if, how, or when to open to their staff and/or their customers. ABA is researching information to assist stores in this process. Although this list is still in progress, we’re sharing the information we have so far to assist both those who need it immediately and those who are starting to look toward the next steps.
ABA recommends that stores not only adhere to legal guidelines about reopening, but also keep in mind CDC guidelines and your best judgement and instincts about what’s best for your store, your staff, and your customers. These are challenging decisions in challenging times, and each store needs to make their own very personal decisions around reopening. May we continue to support one another through the next phase. In the meantime, here are some best practices and guidelines, gathered from multiple sources, to consider for reopening, partially or fully, depending on your circumstances:
ABA is here for you. Please reach out if there is anything we can help with. We are an incredibly creative, resilient, supportive industry. We’ll get through this, together.