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    Where can I find the EPA list of antimicrobial products for use against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2?

    On March 3, the EPA released a list of registered disinfectant products that have qualified under its emerging viral pathogen program for use again SARS-CoV-2. You can find the list here.


    We can learn from the best practices and ideas of others in the same situation across the country. Chicago bars closed Monday night, as restaurants also closed their dining rooms service for at least two weeks to try and limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, as ordered by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker. Customers can still get delivery, carry out, and curbside service, but the decision leaves restaurant and bar staff without paychecks.

    There are ways for customers to help:

    ·        Some have suggested “virtual happy hours” where friends converse using video over drinks. Folks could then tip one of the several virtual tip jar — online fundraisers from the staff at their favorite bars.

    ·        Elsewhere, in the Boston area, (check it out at Local bartender Naomi Levy is offering custom cocktail creation for free via Instagram (send a message), tailored to the ingredients you have around the house. She’ll also be posting other free content, such as basic bartending tutorials. In exchange, she’s asking that those who can donate please give to and online fundraising site in support of the area’s hospitality workers. She’s even set up an application form for hospitality professionals that are in need and would like to request funds. Help Camberville Hospitality Workers).


    • Others are thinking ahead and offering reduced-price gift card sales for their establishments, with part of the proceeds being used to offset the costs to provide critical needs for tipped wage and back of house hourly teams while they are without any income. 

    For information visit https://www.restaurant.org/covid19

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