COVID-19 Recommendations for Employers
St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann announced that the county would follow Phase 2 of the “Show Me Strong Recovery” plan outlined by Missouri Governor Mike Parson. Phase 2 goes into effect June 16, 2020, and lifts previously issued restrictions.
Questions about the operational guidelines for businesses in St. Charles County can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the St. Charles County Public Health Information Hotline at 636-949-1899.
|Recommended Actions:||Implement workplace health screenings for employees. Please view this sample policy (PDF).
Regularly clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces such as tables, chairs, door handles, floors, bathrooms, etc.
Employees and guests who are sick should stay home.
Wash hands frequently or use hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol.
Wear cloth face covering when around others.
Post reminders about face coverings, hygiene and social distancing for employees and customers.
Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools and Homes (CDC)
|Restaurants and Food Service Providers||
Recommendations from the St. Charles County Department of Public Health (PDF)
|Professional Services - Including Hair and Nail Salons
||Recommendations from the St. Charles County Department of Public Health (PDF)
|Retail Stores||Recommendations from the St. Charles County Department of Public Health (PDF)
|Churches and Places of Worship||Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) Guidelines
|Office Buildings||Wear cloth face covering when around others.
Increase ventilation by opening windows or adjusting air conditioning.
Stop handshaking practices – use other non-contact methods of greeting.
Clean hands at the door by making hand sanitizer available, and schedule regular hand-washing reminders by email.
|Transportation - Including Taxis, Uber, Lyft, buses, MetroLink, etc.||Keep windows open, if possible.
Regularly disinfect surfaces.
CDC Decision Tree for Reopening Transportation Systems
|Residential Care Facilities||St. Charles County Department of Public Health Order (PDF)
|Schools and Youth Camps||
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Information
CDC Guidance for Schools and Childcare Programs (updated 7/24/20)
|Sports Leagues and Participation||Recommendations from the St. Charles County Department of Public Health (PDF)
|Pools and Aquatic Facilities||The CDC suggests that proper operation and disinfection of pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds should kill the virus that causes COVID-19.
Maintain a distance of 6 feet from people outside your home, both in and out of the water.
Do not allow guests to gather in groups.
Do not allow guests to re-arrange deck furniture.
Consider reducing Bather Load/Occupancy to account for social distancing.
|Medical, Dental and Veterinary Services||Information for Healthcare Professional (CDC)
|Fall and Winter Holiday Gatherings||St. Charles County Department of Public Health Halloween Safety Recommendations (PDF)