Food | Grocers

Convenience Stores


Grocery stores and convenience stores are deemed essential and remain open.  Individuals who work in these industries are encouranged to follow the Governor's recommendations for reducing the spread of Covid-19 incuding: wearing face masks, social distancing, practicing good hygenie and staying home if sick.


Local Resources  

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Resources


Massachusetts Guidelines for Grocers & Convenience Stores

Mandatory Safety Standards for Workplaces

Order of the Commissioner of Public Health - March 25, 2020

Massachusetts COVID-19 Control Plan Template

Guidance for Grocery Stores & Local Boards of Health 

April 7, 2020 


Other Guidance 

& Resources

CDC Guidelines for Businesses & Workplaces

FEMA Guidelines Regarding Food Purchases

CDC Resources - Food Pick-up and Delivery 

OSHA Guidance for Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

CDC - What Grocery Store Retail Workers Need to Know 

Aspen Institute: Serving Food & Protecting People During COVID-19