- High-risk persons should continue to stay home except for essential activities. Anyone who is sick should also stay at home.
- Wear a face mask/covering when interacting with others outside your home.
- Always maintain physical distancing (six feet) from anyone you do not live with.
- Maintain the highest levels of cleaning and hygiene.
Clay County Recovery Plan
Currently: Phase 2, Step 1
Starting June 1: Phase 2, Step 2
The Clay County COVID-19 Recovery Plan (updated 5.27.20) was created to help guide businesses, organizations and individuals through this time.
More of a visual person? Check out the Recovery Plan Infographic. Also available in a printable format.
You can also get a better look at the Risk Assessment Tool included in the recovery plan that identifies ways for various sectors to reduce the risk of COVID-19.
State and National Guidance On Monday, April 27, Missouri Governor Parson announced the Show Me Strong Recovery Plan. Read the full Show-Me Strong Recovery Plan: Phase I Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions.
CDC: Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes
Looking for even more guidance for your type of business, organization or gathering? Check out the CDC's website, Johns Hopkins Phased Reopening Guidance and the links below:
- #SafeReturnKC A Guide for Responsible Re-Entry to the Workplace
- Cleaning & Disinfecting Your Facility (CDC)
- Top 10 Tips to Protect Employees' Health (CDC)
- Healthy Business Operations and Reducing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace (CDC)
- Retailers (OSHA)
- Restaurants (National Restaurant Association)
- Food Safety and the Coronavirus (FDA)
- Grocery & Food Retail Workers (CDC)
- Passenger Drivers-for-Hire (rideshare, taxi, etc.) (CDC)
- Non-Emergency Transport Vehicles (CDC)
- Mail and Parcel Delivery Drivers (CDC)
- Child Care Programs (CDC)
- Veterinary Clinics (CDC)
- Parks & Recreation Administrators (CDC)
- Summer Camps (American Camp Association)
- Airline/Transit Workers (CDC)
- Faith-Based Organizations (CDC)
- Museums (American Alliance of Museums)
We encourage businesses and other organizations to use/print the following posters and other graphics to spread awareness about how to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
*These signs are printed and available for pick-up from Clay County Public Health Center, your local city hall (Liberty, Gladstone, NKC, Excelsior Springs) or chamber of commerce (Smithville, Kearney).
- Six Feet Apart - 8.5x11*
- Six Feet Apart - 11x17
- Six Feet Apart - 8.5x11 - Spanish
- Business Entrance Sign 11x17*
- Business Entrance Sign - Spanish
- Non-English Resources
- Wash Your Hands - 8.5x11
- Stay Healthy, Wash Your Hands - 11x17
- Back to Basics Social Media Graphic
- Back to Basics Graphic - Spanish
- Missouri Resource Toolkit
- CDC Print Resources
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If you are a business looking for supplies to protect your employees, check out these resources.
- KC PPE
- Missouri PPE Marketplace
- State of Missouri SNS Order Form (health care facilities)
- State of Missouri PPE Information
- Cloth face masks can be used as back up, especially in non-medical settings
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