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Posted on: April 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Garfield County Allows Business Reopening on May 4, with Business Social Distancing Plan

Garco Business Plan

In order to reopen on May 4th, 2020, Businesses and agencies in Garfield County should determine if they are high, medium, or low risk, and complete and submit the “Garfield County Business Social Distancing Plan.”

The “Safer At Home” orders issued from the State will begin on April 27th, 2020. Garfield County wants to give local businesses and agencies time to review the Garfield County Roadmap Criteria and complete a plan for their agency using the Garfield County Business Social Distancing Plan guidance. Businesses and agencies in Garfield County should determine if they are high, medium, or low risk, complete the “Garfield County Business Social Distancing Plan”, and submit the form online at: www.garfield-county.com. To allow adequate preparation time, we will begin Phase I implementation on May 4th, 2020. This will align Garfield County with state efforts. The form can be filled out manually and submitted via email to: consumerprotection@garfield-county.com, or fax 970-625-4804, or via mail: 194 W 14th St, Bldg A, Rifle, CO 81650.

For questions please call: 970-625-5200, ext 8120

What to expect April 27th - May 4th

April 27th

Retail businesses can open for curbside pickup and delivery if they choose to

In-person real estate showings can begin, no open houses

May 4th

Medical and dental offices can reopen under strict social distancing precautions

Under strict precautions, retail businesses can open to the public beyond curbside pickup and delivery

Personal services (salons, dog grooming, personal training, tattoo parlors) can reopen under strict social distancing precautions

Large workplaces at 50% of the in-person workforce, with symptoms and temperature checks as employees enter

Businesses must implement all applicable measures listed in the distancing plan, and be prepared to explain why any measure that is not implemented is inapplicable to the business, in order to open on May 4, 2020. 

Fill out the Business Social Distancing Plan here
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