In times like this, when people are isolated, our industry’s product can play an important role in connecting people who are otherwise physically disconnected due to the virus. We are remaining open with great caution, strictly following all recommendations for social distancing, offering touch-free deliveries. Also, as a small business owner with we want to do what we can to ensure our employees get a paycheck for as long as possible. So, while we’re not forcing anyone to come in, we are trying to maintain shifts for healthy employees who still want to work.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “there is likely very low risk of spread from products or packaging that are shipped over a period of days or weeks at ambient temperatures. Coronaviruses are generally thought to be spread most often by respiratory droplets. Currently there is no evidence to support transmission of COVID-19 associated with imported goods and there have not been any cases of COVID-19 in the United States associated with imported goods. Information will be provided on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) website as it becomes available.”