Restaurants and Bars:

  • Practice social distancing – maintain 6 feet between and among employees and guests at all times
  • Monitor employee health – check the status of your employee’s health and screen employees for COVID-19
  • Use protective equipment – a fabric face cover must always be worn by employees and guests
  • Clean/sanitize/disinfect – wash and sanitize hands, and wipe down frequently touched surfaces with EPA-approved disinfectant (Ensure safe and correct application of disinfectants.)

> View detailed breakdown of responsibilities



Retail Services, Malls, Nail and Hair Salons, Tattoo Parlors, Churches, and Childcare Facilities:




  • Limit access to and consider closing communal spaces
  • Inspect and adjust airflow as needed/possible to reduce spread of virus including opening windows

> View operating protocols



Hotels and Commercial Lodging:

  • Hotel restaurants and bars, retail and gyms should follow restaurant and bar, retail and gym guidance
  • Ballrooms, banquet rooms, meeting rooms are closed in Phase I

> View operating protocols



Transportation (Taxis, Uber, Lyft, Buses, etc):

  • Improve ventilation where possible

> View operating protocols



Parks, Playgrounds, and Pools:

  • Parks remain open provided social distancing can be maintained
  • Playgrounds and pools should remain closed
  • Contact-sports courts/facilities remain closed (i.e. handball, basketball, soccer, etc.)



Construction, Manufacturing, and Repair:


Sports Stadiums:

  • Closed in Phase I or until specific event operating plans are submitted to and approved by City of St. Louis Department of Health



Legal Liability & Reopening:
What considerations should businesses have about employees, customers and local guidelines?

Missouri Enterprise, in partnership with Danna McKitrick Attorneys at Law recorded a straight-forward, informative webinar on legal issues related to employer/employee relations and understanding health and wellness guidelines as a result of COVID-19.