Park in front of state capitol and surrounding buildings, St Louis, Missouri, United States

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Missouri Governor unveiled phase one of the plan to re-open the state. Gov. Parson gave local officials in Missouri the go-ahead to establish their own establish regulations and ordinances but they need to be consistent with the statewide order.

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In phase one, here is a list of businesses that would be allowed to open

  • small and large businesses
  • manufacturing
  • barbershops and salons
  • gyms and sporting events.

Restaurants will be allowed to resume dine-in services but they must follow the social distancing guidelines. Tables must be 6 feet apart and no more than 10 people at a table.

People will also be allowed to return to church and “worship in whatever environment they wish.

All businesses are encouraged to do the following:

  • Implement basic infection prevention measures informed by industry best practices
  • Modify physical workspaces to maximize social distancing
  • Minimize business travel
  • Develop an infectious disease preparedness and response plan
  • Do not allow symptomatic people to physically return to work until cleared by a medical provider
  • Encourage telework whenever possible and feasible with business operations
  • Return to work in phases and/or split shifts
  • Limit access to common areas where personnel are likely to congregate and interact
  • Ensure that sick leave policies are flexible and consistent with public health guidance

Source: KSDK

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