Coronavirus Information and Resources for Foodservice

Reopening Resources


COVID-19 Checklists & Reopening Form VIEW NOW
Download your industry-specific checklist to identify best practices for safely operating your business during COVID-19. Complete the Prevention Form to open your business at the appropriate stage.

Restarting Maine’s Economy, Outline & Stages VIEW NOW
The staged approach will allow Maine businesses to safely open and stay open by following reasonable, practical guidelines to ensure the safety of employees and customers.


Economic Re-Opening Task Force VIEW NOW
The Governor’s Economic Re-Opening Task Force, which will develop a plan and oversee the state and private-sector actions needed to reopen businesses.

COVID-19 New Hampshire DHHS VIEW NOW
View all Information on the Coronavirus COVID-19 in New Hampshire.

Government Resources

CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers  VIEW NOW
The CDC’s interim guidance may help prevent workplace exposures to acute respiratory illnesses. The guidance also provides planning considerations if there are more widespread, community outbreaks.

CDC Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations VIEW NOW
Current evidence suggests that novel coronavirus may remain viable for hours to days on surfaces made from a variety of materials. Cleaning of visibly dirty surfaces followed by disinfection is a best practice measure for prevention of COVID-19 and other viral respiratory illnesses in community settings.

OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19  VIEW NOW
Recommendations as well as descriptions of mandatory safety and health standards. The recommendations are advisory in nature, informational in content, and are intended to assist employers in providing a safe and healthful workplace.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  VIEW FREQUENT QUESTIONS
The FDA is working with U.S. government partners including the CDC, medical product manufacturers, and international partners to closely monitor and mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.

U.S. Department of Agriculture  VIEW FREQUENT QUESTIONS
Find answers to questions regarding Food Safety, Access to Food, Trade, Agriculture and more. As well as information regarding the USDAs actions in response to the coronavirus COVID-19.

Directory of Local Health Departments


State COVID-19 Surveillance


Pertinent State Government Contacts


Industry Resources

NRA – Coronavirus Information and Resources  VIEW NOW
To ensure that restaurants have the latest information about the coronavirus outbreak, the National Restaurant Association has created this industry-specific guidance for owners and operators.

NRA – Coronavirus: Symptoms, Prevention, Monitoring 1-Page PDF (English & Spanish)  VIEW NOW
Concise, clear advice on the virus and how to protect yourself, your employees and your patrons.

IFDA – Coronavirus Information and Resources for Businesses  VIEW NOW
An in-depth collection of links and downloadable info sheets from the International Food Distributors Association.