DHHR Order: Checklist and Template for Businesses Permitted to Operate During the Emergency
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) has issued a new rule entitled “Public Health Standards for Businesses Remaining Open During the COVID-19 Outbreak.” (Click here for direct link to rule text.)
If you operate a business that is allowed to operate during the emergency (a list that is changing with each passing week of the governor’s reopening plan), the DHHR order requires several additional safety steps. Please use the following items, released by the Randolph-Elkins Health Department on Saturday, to help evaluate and simplify compliance:
- A checklist for evaluating compliance with the rule is available here.
- A template for the entrance signs required by the rule is available here.
- The complete text of the DHHR order is available here.
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