TIPS: What to do next if you haven’t already
sanitation practices. List out all areas of your
operation. Consider interactions, transmission potential, what practices
you will need to apply, and who will be responsible. Don’t forget to
Needs for additional safety barriers to protect staff
Technology solutions to reduce interactions, including for staff
reporting to work
High-touch areas and shared spaces
Amenities that you can remove from rooms (maybe offer on-call)
Creating easy access to hand sanitizer and cleaning supplies
Signage and information to guide guests
Supplies and PPE needs – order early and be ready for delays in
the distribution system
Input from your staff team
policy / plan. Using your list, create a sanitation /
safety plan for your business, including who will do what, when, and how.
Create checklists and record-keeping protocols.
- Know the
rules. Stay up-to-date of all updated guidance
from state and local health authorities.
Post a statement about cleaning and sanitation on your website and in your
TraverseCity.com (and other) listings. Consider safety and sanitation
messages in your marketing plans and communications to guests, at least
for now. Use signage on site to help guide guest behaviors and
and compliance. Train your team, use your checklists and
spot check to ensure compliance with the plan.
Don’t hesitate to use examples and adapt guidelines from others!