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While the State of Missouri and St. Charles County will allow businesses and organizations to open as they feel comfortable after June 16, 2020 under the Show Me Strong Recovery plan orders, it is the ultimate choice by the organization itself as to whether or not they do open. St. Charles County will not compel any business or organization to remain open if they do not choose to do so.
The Department of Public Health has released guidelines for employers to assist business owners and organizations during the re-opening process.
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While the State of Missouri and St. Charles County will allow businesses and organizations to open as they feel comfortable after June 16, 2020 under the Show Me Strong Recovery plan orders, it is the ultimate choice by the organization itself as to whether or not they do open. The Department of Public Health has issued guidance for employers in these instances. This guidance provides additional details for:
Beyond St. Charles County’s guidelines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides an excellent resource for up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19. Their website also offers specific guidance for certain groups, such as:
St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann announced that the county would follow Phase 2 of Missouri’s Show Me Strong Recovery plan. Effective June 16, 2020, this announcement lifts previously issued COVID-19 restrictions on individuals, businesses and organizations.
The Department of Public Health has issued guidelines for employers to follow as they re-open according to the plan. These recommendations are for all businesses and organizations, with specific guidelines for restaurants, professional services, churches, offices, transportation services, residential care facilities, schools and child care providers.
If you observe violations of local public health orders or have concerns related to businesses that are not following good precautionary behaviors, please contact the Division of Environmental Health and Protection at 636-949-1800.
St. Charles County cannot provide individual legal advice. Please refer to your private legal counsel for assistance with this matter.
The County does provide operational guidelines to help employers continue to protect the health and safety of employees and customers.
A list of resources is available to help St. Charles County businesses and residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. You may also seek answers from the St. Charles County Missouri Job Center and the County’s Office of Workforce and Business Development.
The Department of Public Health has released guidelines for employers to assist business owners and organizations who may operate within recommended social distancing norms.
As St. Charles County does not operate any athletic fields, sports complexes or aquatic facilities, it is first recommended that you speak with the facility owners about their interest in operating their business. If they so choose to open, they may do so after June 16, 2020 under the Show Me Strong Recovery plan orders.
The Department of Public Health has released guidelines for athletic complexes and athletes to enhance the health and safety of all involved.
Licensed public aquatic facilities must also adhere to polices outlined by the St. Charles County Aquatic Facility Code.
St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann has announced that the County would follow guidelines outlined in Missouri’s Show Me Strong Recovery Plan, that is effective as of June 16, 2020. According to the Governor and County plans and CDC recommendations, pools may open as they so wish, with recommendations that they follow social distancing and other disease prevention guidelines. However, you must also consult with any requirements your facility must follow according to the County aquatic permit.
If you have additional questions, please contact the Division of Environmental Health and Protection, which issues the County pool operation permits, at 636-949-1800 and/or the municipality where the facility is located - if within city limits.
The CDC is an excellent resource for up-to-date information on COVID-19. Here are FAQs answered on their website.
For questions about St. Charles County’s Employer Guidelines and industry specific recommendations, please visit our COVID-19 website.
For questions about the State of Missouri’s Show Me Strong Recovery plan, please visit the Governor’s website.
For additional questions, please call the St. Charles County Public Health COVID-19 Information Hotline at 636-949-1899.