On Monday, officials with the City of El Paso invited local business owners to take the Pledge to Safety as a way to further protect the health of their employees and customers.
“Local businesses have shown amazing adaptability, resilience and patience during this unprecedented time,” said Jessica Herrera, Economic Development Director.
“As El Paso gradually begins to reopen, we are committed to support our local businesses, their employees and our community as a whole. We will ensure that we all come out stronger and healthier than ever.”
Pledge to Safety is a self-monitored program for local businesses created to implement additional safety measures to combat COVID-19. Participating businesses will pledge to comply with all of the safety requirements and recommendations made by health officials.
Pledge of Safety Guidelines for participating local businesses:
- Review the checklist and modify their individual practices to meet the criteria.
- Submit their pledge online
- Download Pledge to Safety material to display via their social media and as a window cling.
- Participating business will be promoted via social media, newsletters and epstrong.org website.
“Pledge of Safety aims to protect the health and safety of employees and customers and instill community confidence,” officials added,
Local businesses interested in participating in the Pledge to Safety Program must submit their pledge online.
The program is a collaborative effort between the City of El Paso, the County of El Paso, the Downtown Management District, the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Paso Del Norte Health Foundation, Destination El Paso, the Better Business Bureau, and the El Paso Chamber of Commerce.
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