- 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 2
The Clay County COVID-19 Recovery Plan was created to help guide businesses, organizations and individuals through this time.
- UPDATE Clay County Public Health Emergency Order (8.21.20)
- Clay County COVID-19 Recovery Plan (7.14.20)
- For further information regarding the mask requirements in the latest order, please visit our Face Masks and Coverings page.
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.
- Guidance for All Businesses
- Restaurants & Bars
- Gyms & Fitness Centers
- Outdoor Areas & Facilities
- Recreational Water (Pools, etc.)
- Youth Sports
- Personal Services
- Faith-Based Groups and Worship Services
- Long-Term Care/Skilled Nursing Facilities
- Childcare and Day Camps
- Events & Gatherings (including Weddings & Funerals)
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)
- June 30: COVID-19 School Re-Entry Webinar
- 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).
- Face Masks Required
- Six Feet Apart - 8.5x11*
- Six Feet Apart - 11x17
- Six Feet Apart - 8.5x11 - Spanish
- Business Entrance Sign 11x17*
- Business Entrance Sign - Spanish
- Back to School Posters
- Back to School Posters - 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 Posters & Other 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
- Missouri companies that will perform qualitative and/or quantitative fit testing of N95 respirators.
- Cloth face masks can be used as back up, especially in non-medical settings.
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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