Information Specific to Restaurants

Employees Who Tested Positive for COVID-19 or Have Been Exposed

Are you grappling with the issue of an employee who tested positive for COVID-19 or has been exposed to someone who has tested positive? You're not alone. Our Ask WRA Team has received quite a few questions from restaurant operators about this topic.

Guidance
Here are some great resources that offer guidance on how to handle the situation:

NOTE: Local health departments are allowed to impose stricter requirements (Dane County for instance has stricter guidance). You should check with your local health department to make sure they do not have stricter requirements that you need to follow.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) offers resources to keep workers safe and healthy as more businesses reopen

View their guidance on addressing workers who have or likely have COVID-19 here: www.osha.gov/coronavirus/safework#additional-detail-key-measures