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Results from an ALA survey as a follow up to PLA’s March 2020 Public Libraries Respond to COVID-19 Survey. This survey of U.S. libraries documents a shift in services to support students, faculty, and communities at large during the crisis and phased preparations for the months ahead. More than 3,800 K-12 school, college and university, public, and other libraries from all 50 states responded to the survey between May 12–18, 2020.
This tool, through NYFoward, will help you determine whether or not your business is eligible to reopen in New York State, and the public health and safety standards with which your business must comply. Library and Archives are listed under NAICS code 519120, Museums are listed under NAICS code 712110.
"Each re-opening business must develop a written Safety Plan outlining how its workplace will prevent the spread of COVID-19. A business may fill out this template to fulfill the requirement, or may develop its own Safety Plan. This plan does not need to be submitted to a state agency for approval but must be retained on the premises of the business and must made available to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) or local health or safety authorities in the event of an inspection."
To reduce the spread of novel coronavirus, Americans may continue social distancing for many more months — but such precautions could last even longer for books kept at the nation’s libraries, said Tony Marx, the chief executive of the New York Public Library, the largest public library system in the U.S.