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Information provided by the County of San Benito.

As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, San Benito County Public Health Services issued the following guidance for fireworks stands:

  • All firework stand operators need to have a COVID-19 Exposure Control Plan in place conduct daily screening of all employees and volunteers, abide by the CDPH Retail Industry Guidance and post the CDPH Retail Industry Checklist
  • Employees/volunteers that are ill or begin feeling ill should not be working the booth
  • Employees/volunteers should work with adequate physical distancing inside of the stand, and limit employees inside of a booth/stand
  • All employees and customers must wear a mask (CDPH Face Coverings Guidance)
  • COVID-19 signage should be posted and clearly visible for customers and employees/volunteers
  • Stands should be marked with physical distancing markers for customers and limit people waiting in lines
  • Cashless and touchless transaction systems are preferred wherever possible
  • If possible, offer over the phone orders with vehicle curbside pick-up
  • Consumption of food or food sales is strictly prohibited
  • All stands must increase sanitation including disinfecting high contact points and payment devices

COVID-19 Resources:

Public Health Services said a key component to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is the ability of the community to work together to limit any form of transmission.

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