COVID-19 Shelter In Place MOST Frequently Ask Questions

COVID-19 Shelter In Place MOST Frequently Ask Questions
When local government issues a shelter in place order, residents are allowed to participate in essential functions such as obtaining medical attention, purchasing supplies, food and groceries as well as working at a business that is considered essential.

 

Why is my workplace open during a shelter in place order?

When local government issues a shelter in place order, residents are allowed to participate in essential functions such as obtaining medical attention, purchasing supplies, food and groceries as well as working at a business that is considered essential. 

 

Am I allowed to leave my home to come to work when we are under a shelter in place order?

Yes, team members are allowed to leave their home during a shelter in place order to perform work at an essential business. Please refer to your local and state government for further details. 

 

Will customers be allowed in stores (essential business) during a shelter in place order?

Yes, customers can shop in our stores when a shelter in place order is in effect. During shelter in place orders, citizens are still allowed to perform essential functions such as obtaining medical attention, purchasing supplies, good and groceries. 

 

What type of proof of employment should I have should I get approached by local law enforcement while commuting to and from work?

Citizens (in most jurisdictions) are not required to provide any type of proof that they are allowed outside of their residence when under a shelter in place order. Check with your local government offices for requirements if any.

 

How long are shelter in place orders in effect?

Shelter in place orders are issued by local government, please reach out to your local government to learn more about the duration of a shelter in place order for your municipality 

 

We are seeing an increase in the number of customers due to the shelter in place orders. How do we maintain social distancing outside of the store?

Continue to enforce the recommended Social Distancing guidelines (customers must stand 6 feet apart) in your parking lots and sidewalks outside of your store if there are customers waiting to enter your store. 

 

We are seeing an increase in the number of customers due to the shelter in place orders. How many people are permitted in the store at the same time and how do we maintain compliance?

Following the rules of any local ordinances is imperative. Occupancy orders must be followed inside the store. 

 

 

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