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(Fredericksburg, VA) April 24, 2020 - The City of Fredericksburg is offering guidance for workers and employers involved in retail operations that remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly those operations with high customer volumes and in critical sectors. This includes retail pharmacies and drug stores, grocery stores, and other entities that sell essential supplies that have frequent contact with the public.
Retailers should assess the hazards to which their workers may be exposed; assess the risk of exposure; and select, implement, and ensure both employers and employees use infection and hygiene controls to prevent exposure.
More detailed guidance is provided by OSHA and CDC online at these links:
If you have questions, please feel free to contact the City of Fredericksburg’s Risk and Safety Officer at 540-372-1028 or Fredericksburg Fire Department at 540-372-1059.