NEW 5/13/20 DRAFT Food Establishment Reopening Checklist for facilities reopening following an extended closure.
UPDATED 5/7/20 Amended Public Health Order requires retail food establishments to require employees to wear a face covering or medical grade mask at all times when in the workplace and in the presence of others. Click here to see the amended public health order (see highlighted section on page 6 for face covering requirement). The Food Program is currently working to update the COVID-19 FAQs to address questions related to this requirement. Check back often for updates.
Food Program Updates and Resources
Updated 4/14/20 Get answers to your frequently asked questions related to COVID-19 and food establishments here.
NM Department of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) posters for use in food establishments.
FDA and CDC Updates and Resources (most recent first)
NEW 4/15/20 CDC’s updated Guidance: Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure to a Person with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19.
NEW 4/10/20 FDA releases Best Practices for Retail Food Stores, Restaurants, and Food Pick-Up/Delivery Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
CDC recommendations for environmental cleaning and disinfecting when an employee or recent customer tests positive for Coronavirus.