Coronavirus Update & Precautions
Our thoughts continue to be with you and the specialty food community across the globe. We hope you are safe and staying well.
Below are resources for managing your businesses in current conditions. With movement toward phased re-openings across the country, we’ve included information on those efforts.
Federal resources for reopening business are beginning to roll out. We recommend you also monitor your state resources for local information.
From the Whitehouse:
Guidelines for Opening Up America Again
From the Centers for Disease Control:
Community Mitigation Framework
Information on Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces
Free Business Continuity Webinars from SFA
The SFA continues to hold free webinars for all to attend (or hear in recording at your convenience) on business continuity during a time of crisis. We are emailing all members the details and posting information on our social channels.
Our COVID-19 Response Webinars focus on two tracks:
- Working with Buyers: Rise to the COVID-19 Challenge
- Ask the Experts: Business Continuity and Risk Mitigation Planning
To view past business continuity webinars go to the SFA Learning Center.
We recommend staying abreast of new developments from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and your local officials - please adhere to their expert advice on how best to proceed.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - latest global updates, travel information and guidance for large gatherings.
U.S. Department of Homeland security – workforce and federal travel policies.
World Health Organization - advice, reports and updates on the outbreak.
U.S. Travel Association - healthy travel practices and guidance for travelers.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce – guidelines for business best practices in dealing with coronavirus.
U.S. State Department – COVID-19 disease updates.