Re-opening business in Chatham-Kent

Province of Ontario: Reopening Ontario after COVID-19

Ontario has information and a framework regarding the provincial phased approach to reopening the economy. This framework outlines the method and principles to be used to reopen businesses, services and public spaces to responsibly lead Ontario’s economy back to a strong position.

Chatham-Kent Public Health Information

Chatham-Kent Public Health is providing information on which businesses can open and what remains closed. You can find this, along with other important information on keeping your employees and customers safe on their website. 

Retail Council of Canada - Recovery Playbook

To assist retailers in their reopening planning, Retail Council of Canada, in partnership with the Boston Consulting Group and retailers from across Canada, are leveraging global best practices for a diverse range of retail formats with the fundamental aim of ensuring a safe environment for employees and customers.

Restaurants Canada COVID-19 Reopening Best Practices

In the restaurant industry, the health and safety of everyone served is always mission critical. This is just as true now as it was before the emergence of COVID-19. Informed by lessons learned from those operating during the pandemic so far, the following document provides best practices that your operation can implement to comply with requirements from government in the following areas: 

  • Physical Distancing 
  • Cleaning and Sanitation 
  • Health and Personal Hygiene 
This document is provided to support your operation during the initial phase of reopening. Over time these best practices may be adapted or expanded as measures continue to be eased, based on guidance from government and public health authorities.

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services: COVID-19 Sector-Specific Health and Safety Guidance Documents

In partnership with the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, WSPS - along with our fellow health and safety associations - have developed technical sector-specific guidance documents to assist employers as they prepare to reopen their businesses.

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services: Return-To-Business Checklist

This checklist is intended as a self-assessment tool to assist you in ramping back up to regular business operations. While it is a high level guide, you may have unique requirements based on your type of business. 

As municipal officials begin to allow small groups of people to gather in public even while the fight against COVID-19 continues, there is a tremendous need for guidance how small events and venues can reopen as safely as possible under these incredibly challenging circumstances.  In response, the Event Safety Alliance today released The Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide.