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Guidance for Grocery Stores

Notice to Grocery and Retail Food Stores:

Thank you for continuing to offer our towns and greater community access to food and essential products during this national crisis.  Please know that your local health department and the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment are available as resources to assist you and answer any questions you may have.

On March 25, 2020, the Commissioner of Public Health, issued an order relevant to grocery stores to provide continuation of essential services while additionally reducing exposure of shoppers and employees to COVID-19 (hereinafter, the Order). This guidance is issued pursuant to that Order to further clarify and enable essential services to be provided. GUIDANCE FOR GROCERY STORES AND LOCAL BOARDS OF HEALTH