The Cobb Chamber and its Reopening Taskforce have developed a helpful guide to help business owners as they prepare to reopen. Inside, you'll find tips on how to prepare your work space, how to protect your employees and customers, and how to mitigate the spread of the virus.
Governor Brian Kemp issued an executive order providing flexibility for health care practices, moving certain businesses to minimum operations and providing for emergency response. Click here to read the order.
Reopening Guidelines for Businesses
The Cobb Chamber and its Reopening Taskforce have developed a helpful guide to help business owners as they prepare to reopen. Inside, you'll find tips on how to prepare your work space, how to protect your employees and customers, and how to mitigate the spread of the virus. Click here to read more.
The Governor's communications team has put together a helpful webpage with industry-specific guidance so that restaurants, gyms, estheticians, etc. have clarity regarding the rules they must abide while resuming business operations. The state has also issued a new Covid-19 FAQ Page, providing additional clarity on Georgia business operations.
The U.S. Economic Development Administration also published a website with several resources, including a guide to reopening by industry. Click here to view.
Restaurant Guidelines for Reopening Dine-In
Are you a restaurant that's considering reopening? The National Restaurant Association has a reopening guide for dine-in operations during the pandemic. Read more here.
Guidance on Pool Openings
To reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 at public swimming pools, the Department has developed the mitigation measures contained in this guidance document. These mitigation measures are based on Executive Order 05.12.20.02 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidance on operating and managing public pools, hot tubs, and water playgrounds during the pandemic. Read more here.
Get Cobb Back to Work
The Cobb County Government's Geographic Information System has created an online hub for business owners and companies to submit employment opportunities and amended business hours.
Public Health COVID Signage
Cobb Douglas Public Health has a new resource for businesses as they reopen - a sign stating requirements for individuals as they enter your place of business. Download the sign here.
PPE Items for Returning to Work
Two Cobb Chamber members have various PPE items for sale in large quantities as businesses prepare to reopen.
- Halo Branded Solutions has desktop hand sanitizers, three-ply disposable masks, utility tools and floor decals. You can view their offerings at halo.com/george.fergus
- Parker Promotional Gifts is a distributor with over 1,500 suppliers, some of whom manufacturer surgical face masks and hand sanitizer. You can place your order by calling or emailing John Parker at 770-594-1538 or firstname.lastname@example.org. View the inventory.
- Repro Products can assist companies with both signage as well as protective barriers for front counters and cubicles. For more information, call 770-434-3050 or email email@example.com.
Several additional Georgia companies are offering PPE items. Click here to see all availability. If your company would like to be included, click here.