Dublin Safe

A Guide to Health & Safety in Dublin, Ohio

Infographic Source: Ohio Department of Health

The City of Dublin is committed to the safety of our residents and guests as Dublin businesses re-open. Below are guidelines created by the State of Ohio to ensure the health and safety of the community. 

For full guidelines and additional resources, visit coronavirus.ohio.gov


 


Hotels 

Open 

State Protocols Include: 

  • All customers and staff must follow CDC social distancing guidelines
  • All staff must wear face masks while in the hotel
  • Regular hand washing or sanitizing for employees
  • Cleaning and disinfecting of communal areas, elevators, public spaces and other high-touch areas
  • Reduced food and beverage contact 
  • Signage with health and hygiene reminders
  • No housekeeping during stay unless specifically requested 
  • Contactless check-in/check-out, payment processes when available 
  • Self-parking options
To see what Dublin hotels are open, click here.

Helpful Resources: 

Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association Enhanced Industry-Wide Hotel Cleaning Standards Source: Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association
AHLA Safe Stay Guidelines Source: American Hotel & Lodging Association 
Marriott Commitment to Clean Source: Marriott International
Hilton CleanStay Source: Hilton 
IHG Clean Promise Source: International Hotel Group
Red Roof RediClean Source: Red Roof
Extended Stay America STAY Confident Source: Extended Stay America

Retail 

Open May 12

State Protocols Include: 

  • Stores will disinfect and sanitize throughout the day and overnight
  • All customers and staff must follow CDC social distancing guidelines
  • All staff must wear face masks while in the store
  • Customers must wear face masks while in the store
  • Staff will perform daily symptom assessment
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests
  • Staggered entry of customers during high traffic times
  • Many retailers offer online or virtual shopping with curbside pickup or delivery for customers who are not comfortable shopping in-store
To see what stores are now open,click here.

Helpful Resources: 

Responsible Restart Ohio: Consumer, Retail & Services Guidelines Source: Ohio Department of Health

Restaurants & Bars 

Open May 21

State Protocols Include: 

  • Ensure a minimum of six feet between parties waiting and when dining - if not possible, utilize barriers or other protective devices
  • All staff must wear face masks while in the restaurant 
  • All guest must wear face masks when entering and moving around the restaurant - Not required while seated
  • Post a list of COVID-19 symptoms in a conspicuous place
  • Ask customers and guests not to enter if symptomatic
  • Provide access to hand washing methods while in the food service establishment, and if possible, place approved hand washing/sanitizing products in high-contact areas
  • Food service establishments offering dine-in service must take affirmative steps with customers to achieve safe social distancing guidelines
To see what restaurants are now open, click here.

Helpful Resources: 

Responsible Restart Ohio: Restaurants & Bars Source: Ohio Department of Health
Restaurant and Food Establishment Best Practices Protecting Against COVID-19 Source: Ohio Department of Health
Dine Safe Ohio Order Source: Ohio Department of Health
Ohio Restaurant Promise Source: Ohio Restaurant Association

Attractions & Entertainment Businesses

Open June 10

State Protocols Include:

  • Ensure a minimum of six feet between customers or barriers between groups
  • Specify hours for at-risk populations (e.g. elderly)
  • Place hand sanitizer in high-contact locations
  • All staff and guests must wear masks while indoors
  • Ask customers and guests not to enter if symptomatic
  • Stagger entry of customers and guests
  • Discontinue self-service food stations, product samples

Helpful Resources: 

Responsible Restart Ohio: Consumer, Retail, Services, & Entertainment Source: Ohio Department of Health

Spas & Salons

Open May 15

State Protocols Include:

  • Ensure minimum of six feet between customers
  • Social distancing will apply with the exception that the distance between the client and employee may be less than six feet
  • Specify hours for at-risk populations (e.g. elderly)
  • All staff and customers must wear face mask
  • Place hand sanitizers in high-contact locations
  • Ask customers and guests not to enter if symptomatic
  • Stagger entry of customers and guests
  • Only clients will be allowed in the establishment for their service; unless client must be accompanied by a caregiver

Parks & Outdoors

Open

State Protocols Include: 

  • Practice safe social distancing of at least six feet in all areas of parks and trails.
  • Follow CDC guidelines regarding personal hygiene before visiting public areas. 
  • Do not use the park if you are feeling unwell or have a temperature. 
  • If an area of the park or trial is already crowded, explore another area. 
  • You may experience limited access to public restrooms and water fountains. 

Helpful Resources: 

City of Dublin Guidelines for Outdoor Activity Source: City of Dublin