COVID-19 Information for Operators

FINGER LAKES REGION IS CURRENTLY IN PHASE 4

COVID-19 is a disease caused by new respiratory virus first identified in China and is now spreading worldwide.  This disease can lead to fever, cough and shortness of breath. There are millions of confirmed cases in a growing number of countries internationally and the virus is now spreading in the United States. There are ongoing investigations to learn more about this virus.

The Livingston County Department of Health regulates many types of operations, including public water supplies, restaurants, and many local businesses. The information on this page is intended to provide up-to-date guidance for operators of regulated facilities. This information will be updated as new guidance is developed. For public health information, please visit the COVID-19 sites at the Livingston County Department of Health, New York State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

All businesses are required to complete a COVID-19 safety plan to guide reopening. This plan must be kept on site and made available for review when requested. 

THE SAFETY OF YOUR STAFF IS CRITICAL! The CDC has issued guidance for businesses when patrons refuse to wear face coverings. Click here to view the CDC's COVID-19 workplace violence prevention guidance.

As of June 12 Livingston County food service establishments are open for delivery, takeout, and limited table service. Click here for COVID-19 Information for Restaurants. The situation is developing rapidly. Updates will be posted to this page as they are received.

Additional COVID-19 information is available for operators of children’s campspools, and beaches.

Livingston County appreciates our community’s commitment to the health and safety of all our residents. Our regulated facilities play a vital role in protecting the health of our citizens. Thank you for all you are doing in this difficult time.