Road To Reopening
Road to Reopening Webinar
eXplore Lawrence hosted Robert Hernandez of Origin World Labs, Rebecca Smith of LMH Health, and Rick Martin of the Lawrence Restaurant Association for a panel discussion about best practices for reopening hospitality businesses in Douglas County. View the recording>
On April 30, Governor Kelly introduced Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas. This plan includes phases which will be measured in milestones. Progress will be measured by monitoring our testing rates, COVID-19 hospitalizations, ability to contact trace, and availability of personal protective equipment.
Douglas County is using the Smart and Safe: Reopening Douglas County Scorecard to measure goals and benchmarks which will help guide the tightening or loosening of restrictions.
Here’s what can be done by everyone to help reach these benchmarks:
- Follow Douglas County restrictions. Not all counties may choose to open at the same time.
- Stay home if you’re sick.
- Wear masks in public settings
- Maximize physical distance (6 feet or more) in public settings.
- Avoid socializing with large groups.
- High-risk individuals should only leave the house for essential needs.
- Minimize nonessential travel.
- Check in (via phone/letter/text/email) with friends and family who are isolated.
- Wash your hands frequently.
- Mass gatherings of no more than 25 individuals allowed.
- Remain at home if you feel sick
- Adhere to personal hygiene guidelines
- Masks/cloth face coverings are required in public spaces when social distancing is not possible
- Maintain 6-foot social distance
- On-site staffing is unrestricted
- Any employee exhibiting symptoms should be required to stay home.
- Non-essential travel may resume
- Follow KDHE travel and quarantine guidelines for travel to high-risk areas.
BUSINESS AND ACTIVITY RESTRICTIONS
All education, activities, venues and establishments may operate and should follow all public health guidelines.
FOOD & BEVERAGE
RECREATION, SPORTS, WELLNESS
Blue Collar Press
The Merc Co-op
901 Iowa Street
Cottin’s Hardware & Rental
1832 Massachusetts Street
Great Harvest Bread Co
807 Vermont Street
Sew Forth Alterations
925 Iowa Street, Suite H
UNITED WAY PROGRAM
Email: Buckusales@gmail.com or
Kansas City PPE
Kansas City made reusable masks, reusable face shields, and hand sanitizer can be found here>
FLYERS & POSTERS
Kansas Department of Health & Environment