Emergency Planning and Staff Safety Tips

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This short resource will help you keep your staff healthy and plan for what happens if someone does get sick.


Kids and families are relying on schools and non-profits to distribute healthy meals during this challenging time, but it's critical for schools and non-profits to take care of their staff members in order to take care of kids. This short resource quickly highlights some of the safety and planning-related guidance from the longer Emerging Strategies & Tactics for Serving Meals During School Closures Related to the Coronavirus. This covers ideas for creating an emergency staffing plan, navigating and communicating changes to meal service operations, and maintaining staff safety through meal preparation and distribution.